If you’re a strict vegan, much of the fashion world is closed off to you—namely, anything made with leather. While no one can deny the comfort of a Tom’s slip-on, it’s just not going to cut it in the boardroom. Now, finally, researchers have developed a vegan leather. The coolest part? It’s made from tea.
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Technically, the leather-like material is made from kombucha, a fermented tea. Researchers from Iowa State University create the “teather,” as some people have taken to calling it, by combing…
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