Eco-Friendly Wedding Gown Dissolves in Water After Being Worn

18 05 2010

One of the most iconic and symbolic garments in human history, the wedding gown also exemplifies the challenges of disposable clothing, according to Jane Blohm, a fashion lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University.

British researchers have developed a wedding gown that can be dissolved in water—just in time for the honeymoon—to transform it into five new wearable pieces. The trick: Polyvinyl alcohol, an odorless nontoxic polymer that breaks down in water without harming the environment.

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