Robbo sez, "In the age of 3D printing and growing new body parts in a lab – the fashion industry steps forth and joins the fray – using bacteria to grow clothing. As described in a post on the ecouterre.com site:
'designer Suzanne Lee has crafted fashion items that look both cool and unsettling. No doubt we'll all soon be wearing clothing we can print out or grow – purchasing designs online and then heading down to the kitchen to try things on. Biodegradable? Possibly. Could also be used to thicken gravy.'