Grow Your Own Microbial "Leather" in Your Kitchen (DIY Tutorial)

Photos from The Next Black Growing your own clothing is easier than you think. BioCouture’s Suzanne Lee has been spinning whole garments with little more than bacteria, yeast, and…

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Watch "The Next Black," a Film About the Future of Clothing

Don’t start off your month with a case of cabin fever. Bundle up and head out to Brooklyn tomorrow for a screening of The Next Black, a documentary that explores how…

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Watch "The Next Black," A Documentary About the Future of Fashion

Fire up your monitors for The New Black, a 45-minute documentary about the future of the clothing we wear. Produced by home-appliance manufacturer AEG, the film introduces the viewer to…

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14 Bizarre Fashions That Sound Like April Fool's Jokes (But Aren't)

FERMENTED FASHION Don’t even attempt to get the red wine out of this dress. The skintight garment is part of a line of “fermented fashion” derived entirely from the…

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9 Edible Fashions Inspired by the Culinary Arts

Food and fashion may seem like unlikely bedfellows but a new generation of designers are trading in their cutting tables for stovetops. Welcome to the intersection of haute couture and…

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BioCouture: U.K. Designer "Grows" an Entire Wardrobe From Bacteria

Suzanne Lee can conjure clothing out of thin air. No, wait, that’s not entirely accurate. She’ll need at least a couple of bathtubs, some yeast, a pinch of bacteria, and…

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