Fashion Prototypes Made from Environmentally Friendly Leather Substitute (Eco-Leather)

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2015-11-11
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Cao, Huantian
Wool, Richard
Sidoriak, Emma
Cook, Henley
Gong, Shijin
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To provide apparel and footwear industry with environmentally friendly materials, new breathable composites, eco-leather, were developed from natural fiber textiles and renewable, plant-based fatty acids. Human subject survey, focus group and wear tests were designed to evaluate the user’s acceptance of eco-leather and fashion prototypes.

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