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Designers Turn to Wood for New Fabrics

By: Jeremy Gutsche - Published: • References: ddclab & online.wsj
With wine manufacturers increasingly turning to plastic corks, Portuguese cork factories are turning to fashion - and it's taking off. Cork fashion is much less stiff than you'd think, and designers are loving the novelty and eco-friendly appeal. The cork material, also known as 'cork leather' and 'cork fabric', is thin, pliable, and coated with Scotchguard. The cork fashion shown here include the $2,400 cork coat from DDCLab and $135 stilletto pumps from Stuart Weitzman. Stats for Cork Clothes Trending: Older & Warm
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Concept: Cork Clothes
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Segment: Females, 18-55
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