Fashion is now using imitation spider silk to create sustainable garments


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Pieces made with spider silk, or rather "imitation spider silk", have become increasingly common in recent years, even if they remain a novelty. Photo composite: Instagram/Bolt Threads, AFP

In 2030, your little black dress might very well be made of spider silk. The concept may sound a little futuristic, but a large number of companies are already working on fabrics that are very similar to spider silk.

The only difference is these textiles are created in laboratories without putting our eight-legged friends to work.

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