Black Tie Goes Green

Has edible clothing finally stepped away from the questionable-at-best “edible underwear” realm and entered the mainstream?

Is this a new line of “survival gear”, targeting folks who want a little insurance against starvation in case of a plane crash on a desert island?

Thanks to a reader from Chicago who submitted this thought-provoking ad from Harrington College.


  1. What’s the lifespan on this kind of edible clothing? I imagine the lettuce would wilt in a matter of an hour or two. What a pain to have to change outfits so often!

  2. @ Conall,

    Well, you could just eat it then … think of the roughage intake. You’d be as ‘regular’ as you’d like. With a refrigerated suitcase, you’d have fresh clothes and salad for every occasion.

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