Phillip Lim and Charlotte McCurdy adorn couture dress with algae sequins to avoid “reaching for polyester”

Fashion designer Phillip Lim has teamed up with industrial designer Charlotte McCurdy to create a petroleum-free dress covered in bioplastic sequins. Algae bioplastic fronds are sewn onto a biodegradable base layer made of plant fibres. This makes the dress free of...

Sneature is a compostable trainer made from 3D-knitted dog hair

German designer Emilie Burfeind has developed a sock sneaker with a mushroom mycelium sole and a knitted upper made from canine hair that was shed while grooming and would otherwise have been discarded. The Sneature trainer consists of only three bio-based, renewable...