Fiber from the plant kingdom in the fashion world does not end with trees. Now, among other things, fibers are extracted from algae, fungal tissue and from agricultural waste.
A fabric made from algae-based fibres that is organic and gentle on the skin.
A company that has developed a leather material that is fast-grown from mycel and residual materials from the agricultural industry, in a carbon-dioxide consuming process.
Microsilk and mylo
Microsilk is a silk material produced from plant protein that mimics animal silk. Mylo is a leather material based on mycel that Stella McCartney uses for the "Falabella" handbag model. Both materials are produced by Bolt threads.