Culture Sustainable Fashion Best of Ecouterre: 6 Eco-Fashion Garments Inspired by Nature/Biomimicry By Jasmin Malik Chua Writer New York University National University of Singapore Jasmin Malik Chua is a journalist who covers sustainable fashion, health, and science. She was the founding managing editor of ethical fashion site Ecouterre. our editorial process Twitter Twitter Jasmin Malik Chua Updated October 11, 2018 Migrated Image Share Twitter Pinterest Email Culture History Travel Sustainable Fashion Art & Media Holidays Community + Karen Ingham's "Pollinator Frocks" are treated with a nectar-like sugar solution that attracts and nourishes bees and other endangered pollinators. + Also inspired by Colony Collapse Disorder, Ada Zanditon's "Colony" collection translates the hexagonal cells of a honeycomb into high style. + This dress's iridescent hue is purely a trick of the light. It's made from Morphotex, a nanotechnology-based, structurally colored fiber that mimics the microscopic structure of the Morpho butterfly's wings.+ Who needs a fur pelt when you can wear a collar made from live green moss? + This "living" dress, made from recycled inner tubes, brings each season to life with changing floral arrangements. + Elephant dung as the next big biodegradable material? These 10-inch stiletto heels are either hot sh*t or just crap, depending on whom you ask. Ecouterre is a website devoted to the future of clothing and textile design. We're dedicated to showcasing and supporting designers who not only contemplate cut, form, and drape, but also a garment's social and environmental impact, from the cultivation of its fibers to its use and disposal.