Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Wear "Milk" !!

Full Story: Yahoo News 16 Nov

 Model wearing Qmilch (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
Wear Milk - You may think I am crazy in suggesting this, but not Anke Domaske, biochemist and fashion designer.

The 28-year-old German is the designer of an award-winning new textile made entirely from milk that's environmentally friendly as well as soothing to people with skin allergies. Called "Qmilch," it drapes and folds like silk, but can be washed and dried like cotton, reports Yahoo.

Currently, apparel depends heavily on byproducts from oil, or natural resources such as water — used in the thousands of liters (gallons) to produce just a bolt of cotton. But Domaske and her team of six has found a process of reducing milk to a protein powder that is then boiled and pressed into strands that can be woven into a fabricShe uses only organic milk that cannot be consumed because it has failed Germany's strict quality standards.

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