Suzanne Lee’s BioCouture: Fashion Grown From Bacteria
BW: This is really in its infancy, no?
SL: I’m still very much focusing on apparel and luxury products—jewelry, things that use small amounts of material. The lab materials are quite expensive and are not being produced in great volume. But the resources you need are just a few microbes, which will multiply and feed on waste. Your costs are literally nothing once it’s set up.