23 Jul '11, 9pm

These bee-yoo-tiful dresses attract and feed our pollinator friends! #savethebees

These bee-yoo-tiful dresses attract and feed our pollinator friends! #savethebees

latest project is guaranteed to make a buzz. The British insect-lover has produced a series of dresses designed to aid shrinking populations of bees and other pollinators , a growing environmental crisis that threatens our global food system. Featuring electron-microscopy images of pollen, Ingham’s “Pollinator Frocks” are treated with a nectar-like sugar solution that attracts and nourishes bees and their brethren. She even created outfits for separate occasions: day-wear to draw bees and butterflies and evening-wear for nocturnal critters such as moths.

Full article: http://www.ecouterre.com/pollinator-frocks-are-wearable-g...

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