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Fashion Forward: Spray-On Clothes

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Fashion Forward: Spray-On Clothes

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Fashion Forward: Spray-On Clothes

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A fashion designer and a scientist are perfecting spray-on clothes. Clothing fibers are mixed with solvent. You spray it out of a can, it spreads over your body and the solvent evaporates. Suddenly, you're wearing a skin-tight shirt.

STEVE INSKEEP, host:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep.

Sometimes you've seen people who look like they must've been poured into their tight clothes. Some day clothes might actually be sprayed on. A fashion designer and a scientist are perfecting that technology. Clothing fibers are mixed with solvent. You spray it out of a can, it spreads over your body and the solvent evaporates. Suddenly you're wearing a skin-tight shirt. A model who tested this clothing called it nice, and a second skin.

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