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Melbourne designer creates green clothing for the deceased
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Prototype clothing
Prototype clothing
‘Go green’ seems to be the buzz word everywhere—first it was mainstream fashion and now funeral clothing which has recently undergone an eco-friendly makeover, thanks to the Melbourne-based designer Pia Interlandi.
 
Titled as ‘Garments for the Grave’, the collection features a number of simple burial garments made from decomposable fabrics like linen, cotton and hemp.
 
Devoid of any kind of buttons, zippers and tailoring, the outfits are open, loose-fitting and can be easily placed on the body of the deceased.
 
The fine fragile layers of veil-like apparels are scientifically designed to decay before the body, so as to allow it to turn into dust.
 

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