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How an ethical clothing brand subsists in the face of fast fashion


Natural Fiber Welding employees wearing Mirum belts. The belts were produced to show one potential use for Natural Fiber Welding’s plant-based leathers. Photography by Evan Jenkins

Fashion designers, environmentalists, and car companies are desperate for someone to invent animal-free leather. This Peoria, Illinois upstart thinks it can.


Certified pre-owned programs make it easier for people to own fancy cars. The same could work for fancy clothes.

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