Grown Fashion: Animal, Vegetable or Plastic?

  title={Grown Fashion: Animal, Vegetable or Plastic?},
  author={Jessica Hemmings},
  pages={262 - 273}
Abstract The observation that clothing provides us with a “second skin” has led some to question if our textiles of the future will be grown, rather than woven, cut, and sewn. This article considers three recent research projects that have addressed the possibility of grown garments through three materially and conceptually distinct approaches: the Tissue Culture and Art project Victimless Leather uses human and non-human cells; Suzanne Lee's BioCouture project is grown from plant cells; and… 

Success in animal skin fashion in African countries or the boom of the wet market

The world and the way things are done have changed, from selling clothing in brick-and-mortar stores to online shopping through social media platforms. Population growth has significantly contributed

Zero-waste fashion design : a study at the intersection of cloth, fashion design and pattern cutting

This thesis examines zero-waste fashion design: design activity that results in zero-waste garments. Conventional design approaches waste approximately 15 per cent of the fabric used in the design

Textiles in three dimensions : an investigation into processes employing laser technology to form design-led three-dimensional textiles

This research details an investigation into processes employing laser technology to create design-led three-dimensional textiles. An analysis of historical and contemporary methods for making

Natural Self-grown Fashion From Bacterial Cellulose: A Paradigm Shift Design Approach In Fashion Creation

Abstract The fashion industry is regarded as responsible for causing soil erosion, water pollution, and large-scale carbon dioxide emissions and waste because of the many production processes it

Future fashion, biotechnology and the living world: microbial cell factories and forming new ‘oddkins’

How biotechnology may offer fashion – as both industry and culture – alternative ways of forming relationships with the natural world is explored, offering a range of propositions for the role of biotechnology in fashion practice.

A Study on the Semantic Analysis of the type of Biomorphic Fashion Design

1) In recent years, various studies about ‘Biomorphic design’ have been conducted and accelerated among many recent design concepts and methodology. Therefore, this study classifies the types of

A preliminary study on the preparation of seamless tubular bacterial cellulose-electrospun nanofibers-based nanocomposite fabrics

Due to various production stages involved, textiles and clothing industry is known for causing carbon dioxide emissions, water pollution, soil erosion and huge waste generation. It is a need of the

Brief Overview of Developments in BC-Based Biosynthesized Nano-Fabrics Production: Challenges and Future Perspectives

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Fashion trends are rapidly changing and consumers’ demand for affordable apparel is rising. Traditional textiles production process involves several stages and growing production has raised various

Exploration of behavior, forms and applications of microbial material

This research project presents the exploration of behavior, forms and applications of microbial material which is an environmentally friendly alternative material. Various cross-disciplinary



Sustainable Fashion and Textiles: Design Journeys

Publisher's description: Sustainable Fashion and Textiles: Design Journeys brings together for the first time information about lifecycle sustainability impacts of fashion and textiles, practical

Fashioning the Future : Tomorrow's Wardrobe

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Purity and Danger: An Analysis of Concepts of Pollution and Taboo

Professor Douglas writes gracefully, lucidly and polemically. She continually makes points which illuminate matters in the philosophy of religion and the philosophy of science and help to show the

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