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Norwegian designer Per Aage Sivertsen of "eco-luxe" brand FIN plans to make dresses out of milk. We don't understand how one would make fabric out of milk, but the Wall Street Journal says the fabric is gauze-like and made of milk proteins. FIN is no stranger to strange, eco-friendly fabrics. It also uses "nonviolent" silk that is made without killing the silk worms, and yarn made from the wool of baby alpacas, because baby alpacas' toes are kinder to pastures. FIN also makes dresses out of bamboo, but at this point that sounds kind of mundane by comparison.—EL [WSJ]