Pleated Clothing Designed to Grow With Your Kid
Petit Pli, a clothing brand founded by engineer Ryan Mario Yasin, uses aerospace technology to make expandable garments from recycled plastic bottles.
By Emily Jiang
March 29, 2022
3 minute read
On average, children grow seven sizes in just their first two years. As a result, parents end up spending an average of nearly $3,000 on clothing—much of which ultimately joins the 17 million tons of clothing that finds its way into landfills every year—before their child reaches the age of 3. Considering these realities, aeronautical engineer Ryan Mario Yasin wondered: What if children’s clothes could grow with them?
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