fab­ric new rules

Meet t he tex ti l e al­ter­na­tives paving the way to a new fash­ion f uture.

CLEO (Malaysia) - - FASHION -

PI NEAPPLE E XPRESS

Trop­i­cal f r uit or your new l eather j acket? A by- prod­uct of agri­cul­ture, pineap­ple l eaves are stripped , shred­ded and degummed to pro­duce Piña­tex , a non- wo­ven mesh which t hen goes t hrough spe­cialised f i nish­ing and coat­ing. Et voila — durable ve­gan l eather. Re­mem­ber t hose pineap­ple f arm­ers? Piña­tex i s as an ad­di­tional i ncome f or t hem, too.

UP­CY­CLE , REI NCARNATE

Econyl i s re­gen­er­ated ny­lon f i bres which can be r ecy­cled i nto new prod­ucts again and again. That washed up f i shing net? I t be­came a wed­ding dress f or H& M Con­scious E xclu­sive 2018. Who knows what i t ’ l l be i n i t s next l i f e?

MI­CRO SOL­DIERS

Mango Ma­te­ri­als have f ound a way to counter po­tent green­house gas meth­ane — f eed i t to metha­neeat­ing bac­te­ria , which cre­ates poly­hy­drox yalka­noate a ma­te­rial sim­i­lar to con­ven­tional plas­tic s .

Frowjin Re­sort 2018 No an­i­mal slaugh­ter re­quired Not too shabby for agri­cul­tural waste— own one at Ananasanam.com

H& M Con­scious Ex­clu­sive 2018 Find out more on Econyl.com

More info at Man­go­ma­te­ri­als. com The Stella McCart­ney Win­ter 2017 cam­paign ex­plores the is­sues of waste and over­con­sump­tion

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