Textiles transform with body movement

Posted by on Dec 8, 2013 in Fashion | No Comments

Textile and fashion designer, Langdi Lin, created this evocative collection for the MA Textile Futures 2012 in Central Saint Martins. The project questions how textiles can bring a new perspective ...

Adding fashion to wearable electronics

Posted by on Sep 13, 2011 in Fashion | No Comments

From Nokia’s fashion-focused L’Amour Collection that turned phones into hand-held jewelry done way back in ’05, I’ve enjoyed watching companies and designers use fashion to differentiate their products. If you ...

High-Tech Couture Made Without Any Stitches Or Cuts

Posted by on Jul 24, 2011 in eTextiles, Fashion | No Comments

Royal College of Art textile student Jungeun Lee, has created a collection of gorgeous garments that are constructed without any stitches or cuts called Wrapped Garment. The garments use synthetic ...

Funding a computational dress project

Posted by on Apr 9, 2011 in Aesthetics, Fashion, Products | One Comment

Kickstarter, a crowdfunding service, has been opening up doors for designers and artists to help fund their projects. One of the latest projects includes Mary Huang‘s computational couture called Continuum, ...

Living Clothes collection from Alice Ziccheddu

Posted by on Apr 6, 2011 in Aesthetics, Fashion | One Comment

In collaboration with argentinian 3D environment designer Carolina Travi, Alice Ziccheddu designed a collection of these gorgeous 3D digital garments called Living Clothes. There are quite a few explorations popping up ...

An incredible wearable technology resource list

Digital media designer-artist, theorist and curator Valérie Lamontagne has an incredible wearable technology resources page that lists the who’s who and who’s upcoming in the wearable technology and eTextile field. ...

A color-changing collection

Posted by on Dec 27, 2010 in eTextiles, Fashion, New technologies, Products | One Comment

Fashion designers are continuing to explore garments printed with color changing inks. The latest is Rainbow Winters Spring Summer Collection 2011 featuring garments that are printed with special thermochromic and hydrochromic ...

3D printed footwear

Posted by on Dec 20, 2010 in Accessories, Aesthetics, Fashion | No Comments

Designer Marloes ten Bhömer is focusing on mechanical couture through a series of beautiful 3D printed footwear called Rapidprototypedshoe. They are “built using an additive manufacturing technology in which successive ...

Vega Wang’s Into the Deep collection

Posted by on Nov 3, 2010 in Fashion | One Comment

Wearable technology can be broken up into many categories such as practical, medical, performance, and expressive (among many others). There have been a lot of explorations in the expressive category ...

An analog interaction rich with narrative

Posted by on Jul 13, 2010 in Augmenting, Fashion | No Comments

Fashion designer Catherine Chow has been inspiring the fashion and art community for years with her avant-garde approach to her garments and her longing to push the boundaries of everyday ...

Experimental fashion using origami and geometric patterning

Posted by on May 12, 2010 in Conceptual, Fashion | 2 Comments

Artist Mauricio Velasquez Posada has created some gorgeous experimental fashion garments titled Geomorfos. The delicate and intricate pieces of work use complex folding techniques and patterning to create unique structures ...

Connecting the body with its surroundings

Posted by on Apr 4, 2010 in Conceptual, Fashion | One Comment

University of Applied Sciences (Berlin) fashion design student Mareike Michel has designed an interactive dress that translates the body’s movement into light connecting the response with environmental surroundings. The gorgeous ...

The growing trend of geometric patterning

Posted by on Mar 20, 2010 in Aesthetics, Fashion | No Comments

Fashion designer Irina Shaposhnikova created this gorgeous collection called Crystallographica, which consists of garments inspired by geological formations of crystals and minerals. The application of geometrical patterns is making a ...

Rodarte lights up his collection

Posted by on Feb 28, 2010 in Aesthetics, Fashion | No Comments

During fashion week 2010, fashion designer Rodarte lit up the runway with gorgeous glowing heels that he incorporated into his showcase collection. I’ve seen a lot of “light up” clothing ...

Amy Thompson creates Plastic Analogue

Posted by on Nov 1, 2009 in Aesthetics, Conceptual, Fashion | No Comments

This collection was recently sent to me by my friends at n-ktr. This gorgeously functional, yet slightly unwearable collection called Plastic Analogue created by Amy Thompson instantly reminded me of an analog ...