Imagine a leather-like fabric from fermented tea. It's in the making.
On our minds is the recent un-named invention coming out of Iowa State University, where scientists have developed a leather-like fabric from fermented tea. Once processed and dried flat, the mat/leather-looking material can be made into clothing, accessories and even shoes. 100% biodegradable, the fabric is great for reducing landfill waste, but there are still problems to address before it can become commercially viable. Moisture and changes in temperature are example factors that can make the fabric less durable. They say the food industry is one step ahead of fashion when it comes to consumer acceptance of eco-friendly alternatives, and with the recent embrace of live bacteria in things we eat, we’re keen to see how people would feel about wearing it. Read more here.
Make it last x Circulose Jacket
With deadstock Circulose® fabric and local production by Fugeetex, Make it last launches its first product– a timeless jacket reminding of the real luxury of fashion.
The 3 Hottest Brands at Copenhagen Fashion Week
These three brands are shortlisted for the Zalando Sustainability Award.
Amason: ”We send files, emails and animals”
With the release of the first single from their upcoming album (and a virtual release party tonight), Swedish band Amason teams up with adidas and the new, more sustainable Stan Smith. The space of which the iconic shoe enters is one where the love of nature takes center stage. Make it last talks to the band about why they always end up with the animals.
Stan Smith, Forever
Always iconic. Now more sustainable. We’re proudly partnering up with adidas to show you the next generation of sustainable takes on the storied Stan Smith silhouette.