Our closet is likely full of all kinds of materials like leather, cotton, nylon, and polyester just to name a few, that contribute to fashion's sustainability crisis. Biomaterials investigator Dan Widmaier explains how we could look to nature for sustainable replacements for these much-used materials and introduces a leather alternative made from mushrooms that looks great and doesn't harm the environment. "We can make fashion sustainable, and we're going to do it with science," Widmaier says.
The future of fashion: made from mushrooms
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