Ganni unveils faux leather jacket made using bacteria instead of cowhide

Fashion brand Ganni and materials company Polybion have debuted a jacket grown by bacteria during the Global Fashion Summit in Copenhagen, marking a milestone for bacterial cellulose as a leather alternative. The prototype outerwear piece was fabricated by feeding bacteria with mango fruit waste from the agriculture industry, converting the sugar it contains into cellulose as part of the bacteria’s natural digestive process. Read more at Dezeen.