30 Jul '16, 7pm

Could #tobacco be the next big #sustainable #dye?

Tobacco doesn’t have to be a drag, according to Elise Comrie , a Fashion Futures graduate student at the London College of Fashion . One of 10 finalists for the Kering Award for Sustainable Fashion , a joint effort between the luxury and lifestyle conglomerate and the university’s Centre for Sustainable Fashion , Comrie suggests using the plant as a natural dye. More specifically, the Canadian native proposes that Brioni , an Italian menswear couture house and one of the competition’s partner brands, develop a line of smoking jackets using materials dyed with tobacco.

Full article: http://www.ecouterre.com/could-tobacco-be-the-next-sustai...

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