Photos by Jordan Duvall
Unless you’re a thirsty plant, getting caught in a rainstorm is almost never a good thing. But what if you could stay dry, help something grow, and make a distinctive statement all at the same time? Wrk-shp’s “living” raincoat does just that. Inspired by sustainable architecture, specifically “breathable” walls, designer Airi Isoda playfully translated green-building principles into something wearable. “I thought, why not water plants with rainwater if you’re going to be out in the rain getting wet?” she tells Ecouterre.