Many exciting developments have been a’brewing since Styleposium’s original ‘Future of Fashion’ post back in March of 2015.
has been posting these innovations on the regular, including materials made from algae, agave, plastic bottles, mushrooms, - even manure.
Now, let's get historical - like Old Testament historical.
Max Paradiso, of BBC Magazine, shares a fascinating story of
Chiara Vigo + the ancient tradition of byssus.
Byssus is basically clam saliva.
Read here for a "truth stranger than fiction" kind of report.
Speaking of clams, metaphorically, that is:
if you have 115 extra,
you can buy yourself some 24k golden thread from DMC.
Happy 270th Birthday DMC!
Nah, I'm good. I'm saving up for some of this spidey thread.
Read more about this phenomenal development in textile technology here.
That's a wrap this week.
See you next Monday with more inspiring clothing + textile stories!
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