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    You Won't Believe What These Wedding Dresses Are Made Of

    Artist Asya Kozina's handmade confections can take months to craft.

    Ukranian artist Asya Kozina was fascinated with traditional Mongolian costumes and set out to create a unique homage to their designs.

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    But rather than use typical fabrics, Kozina decided to create her costumes out of paper.

    Asya Kozina/Anastasia Andreeva / Rex Features.

    "They are very extravagant and futuristic," she said. " I wanted to create my own version of these outfits and I felt the white paper emphasized their shape."

    Kozina's been designing in paper since she was 8-years-old.

    Asya Kozina/Anastasia Andreeva / Rex Features.

    "My mother showed me how to cut simple patterns and I spent days cutting out hundreds of paper silhouettes," she said in an interview.

    Of course, paper has its problems. Like there's no way you're gonna sit down in one of these creations.

    Asya Kozina/Anastasia Andreeva / Rex Features.

    And each costume had to be built on the model. That meant interminably long hours of fittings.

    Each costume can takes between a couple weeks and a couple months to create.

    Asya Kozina/Anastasia Andreeva / Rex Features.

    Obviously. LOOK AT THAT CRAZY DETAIL.

    But it's worth it. Kozina hopes she can use her work to help shed light on traditional dress styles and the "disappearing world" of national dress.

    Asya Kozina/Anastasia Andreeva / Rex Features.