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An Entire Wardrobe From Bacteria

Can you believe it ? Nothing is impossible! Suzanne Lee, U.K. fashion designer and a senior research fellow at the School of Fashion & Textiles at Central Saint Martins in London, created incredible eco clothes. With at least a couple of bathtubs, some yeast, a pinch of bacteria, and several cups of sweetened green tea she realizes an entire wardrobe. The idea came from her experiment in growing garments from the same microbes that ferment the tasty caffeinated beverage. From this microbial mix, fibers begin to sprout in a thin wet sheets of bacterial cellulose that can be molded. After … Read more