In bid for sustainability, clothes are being fashioned from recycled car airbags


American fashion designer Heron Preston has reimagined the airbag, turning it into avant-garde looks for men and women. Photo: AFP

American fashion designer Heron Preston has recently teamed up with Mercedes to create a unique collection that recycles the German carmaker's airbags.

With the help of this device, which usually ensures driver safety, the designer crafted pieces including loose pants and a hooded puffer jacket. They were launched online on Sept 10.

Read more: How jewellery is also joining the 'green' revolution

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