London Fashion Students Hail Green as the New Black

London Fashion Students Hail Green as the New Black

fashion-painted-by kidsCould “green” be the new black?

While stilettos are hitting the catwalks at Paris Fashion Week, students at London’s Kingston University have taken up the challenge of trying to lower the industry’s carbon footprint by using biodegradable materials to produce luxury clothes, shoes and accessories.

The stilettos from Kingston students are made from pistachio nuts and coffee beans, while apparel is being created out of orange peel, fungi or hemp.

A range of futuristic fabrics, garments, and designs will be unveiled at an event at Kingston University on Thursday.

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