WAKEFIELD – Did you know that fruit waste can be used to create clothing? Or that glitter can be made from sources that are better than traditional plastic? Well they can. And in today’s podcast, Mike Schragger talks to Enrica Arena and Saba Gray, the brains behind two new material innovations that could help change the way designers think about the materials we use to create our fashion products.
Material innovations will be a big part of the move towards a textile industry with a lower impact on the environment, says both Enrica Arena co-founder at Orange Fiber, an Italian business that makes textile fibres from citrus fruit and Saba Gray, founder of Bioglitz, which makes the world’s first plant-based glitter.
Listen to the full podcast here.