26 Jul '11, 6pm

Melts in the compost, not in your pool: check out the world's first compostable bikini

Melts in the compost, not in your pool: check out the world's first compostable bikini

Eco-fashion designer Linda Loudermilk’s new compostable bikini, made from plant starch, can decompose in 180 days when buried in soil. Photo: Haute Natured Thought you’d seen the latest in eco-friendly swimsuits when Earth911 told you about the solar-paneled bikini that could charge your iPod ? Now green fashion designer Linda Loudermilk has unveiled the world’s first compostable bikini during the first-ever sustainable swimwear show, Haute Natured , at Fashion Week Miami Swim in mid-July. Called the “Vivienne Westwood of eco” by Elle Magazine, Loudermilk says the new bathing suit, made from plant starch, will completely decompose in 180 days when buried in soil – not in the pool. READ: PUMA Bag Dissolves in 3 Minutes The Haute Natured show also featured swimwear designs made from wood pulp, hemp, bamboo, recycled plastic bottles and repurposed military parachutes. “Our mi...

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