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Fashion Designer Makes Clothes With Fermented Tea (VIDEO)

By Chanel Parks

It’s time to put down that cup of tea and consider wearing it. Okay, you don’t have to do that right this minute. But, Sacramento-based cheese maker and fashion designer Sasha Lauren is literally making tea clothing.

In the above Fox News interview, Lauren’s collection is described as kombucha couture — kombucha meaning “fermented tea.” She creates dresses, accessories and more from escobi in a process that involves green tea and cultures found in cheese, a living bacteria which is then manipulated into a leather-like material. The designer even called it a sort of “vegan leather,” …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green