The North Face Prototypes a Parka Produced From Synthetic Spider Silk

The North Face Prototypes a Parka Produced From Synthetic Spider Silk

In partnership with biomaterials company Spiber, high-performance and sustainable protein materials have been created, with limitless applications

Emma Hutchings
  • 26 october 2015

Japanese advanced biomaterials company Spiber has developed a jacket made from synthetic spider silk through a partnership with outdoor apparel retailer The North Face. The Moon Parka is the result of over a decade of technological innovation and could lead to a number of useful applications in the future.

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