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Suzanne Lee:
Grow your own clothes

TED2011 · 6:40 · Filmed Mar 2011
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Suzanne Lee: Grow your own clothes
6:40 · Filmed March 2011 at TED2011 · Subtitles available in 38 languages

Designer Suzanne Lee shares her experiments in growing a kombucha-based material that can be used like fabric or vegetable leather to make clothing. The process is fascinating, the results are beautiful (though there's still one minor drawback ...) and the potential is simply stunning.

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TED Fellow Suzanne Lee is a fashion designer turned biological conjurer, who gleefully plays with new materials and processes. Full bio
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