London, Mar 5 : Forget cotton and lace, there's a new line of lingerie in town and it's made entirely of wood.
The French-designed range, marketed in the UK by Bynature, is called g=9.8, the scientific figure for the earth's acceleration.
Green designers have invented environmentally friendly knickers and bras made of fibres from white pine trees.
And the risk of splinters is absent from the clothing line because the fibres are spun to create a silky-soft fabric.
Non-toxic dyes are used to eliminate allergic reactions.
The material has more microscopic holes for air circulation than polyester and twice the absorbency of cotton.