Nature as couturier?

Clothing made of cellulose sheets produced by fermentation microbes. Just yeast, sweetened tea, and bacteria in a bathtub. A provocative ‘en garde’ challenging notions of “eco-conscious” or “sustainable fashion.” How far will we go? How far can we? And remind us, what are we really searching for? At least we know the investigation can be beautiful…

BioCouture created by Suzanne Lee, now on display at the Science Museum in London as part of “Trash Fashion: designing out waste” exhibition

Moisture evaporation ‘knits’ overlapping pieces, creating fused seams.
All photos courtesy of BioCouture


One response to “Nature as couturier?

  1. Love it! Pret a porter Kombucha!

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