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SOs can really 'wine' about that dress that no longer fits

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SOs can really 'wine' about that dress that no longer fits

The dress that takes a lot of bottle to wear: Designer outfit is made from wine
A team from the University of Western Australia added a bacteria to the alcoholic beverage to create a cotton-like substance.

To create the fabric, a bacteria called acetobacter is added to vats of wine to convert it into vinegar and a scum-like surface gradually forms.
This layer is then harvested and dried on an inflatable mannequin to get the desired shape.
When the dummy is deflated the clothing remains, however when the ensemble dries the fibres become like tissue paper, tearing easily and needs to be kept damp when worn.

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