Grow Your Clothes

Designer Suzanne Lee, the founder of Bio couture and a fashion futurist, has grown a vegetable fabric from a kombucha-based material. She is the author of the book “Fashioning The Future: tomorrow’s wardrobe”, which explores how technology could transform fashion.

Watch her TED talk:

also other interviews

This BBC interview shows the process and explains how it can be used.

In the future, Lee believes that clothing materials themselves could be living organisms that could work symbiotically with the body to nourish it and even monitor it for signs of disease. “What we have right now are living organisms making us materials, but then the organism is killed and the material just exists like any other,” she says.”

At last a use for green tea..