Japan Cultivates 'Rice Farm' Bra

Grow your own
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser Staff
Posted May 14, 2010 3:16 AM CDT
Japan Cultivates 'Rice Farm' Bra
Model displays a Triumph bra during an unveiling in Tokyo Called "Grow-Your-Own-Rice Bra," the new underwear transforms into a pot that can grow rice.   (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

(Newser) – Japan is drawing abreast of cutting-edge green design with a bizarre "rice farm" bra that doubles as a field of dreams. The bra cups (presumably bigger than A's) double as recyclable plastic pots that can be filled with soil and rice seedlings. The wearer waters the crop with a hose that loops around the waist and doubles as a belt, and the kit comes with gardening gloves, reports Reuters.

The gimmicky underwear was designed for the Japanese lingerie maker Triumph and isn't for sale—yet. "Young Japanese women have taken a tremendous interest in agriculture," said a Triumph spokeswoman. "We wanted women to experience farming."
(Read more underwear stories.)

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