Author: Gaurav Sood

Kinetic Dress that creates electroluminescent halo around Victorian era clothing

Victorian dress always has that retro charm associated to it and if the same dress can create a magic halo around the wearer depending on their mood or feeling then it is rather unbelievable. But the Kinetic Dress makes it possible because of its reactivity to the wearer’s mood and activities at that point in time. Kinetic Dress is made from elastic textile entrenched with sensors at important points to gauge the body’s vital readings. The external skirt section of this dress is covered with electroluminescent embroidery which displays the analyzed data from the sensors in the form of a...

Nike LunarTR1 + Sports Pack training shoe turns you into a professional athlete on the street

Who doesn’t want to get world-class level training from professional athletes to enhance physical performance and have a fit body? Surely you want to be in this league and that is why Nike has launched its new Nike LunarTR1 + Sports Pack training shoe (for men and women) which trains you just like a professional athlete and with the same intensity. The training shoe is light weight and very comfortable on the inside having new age Lunarlon cushioning combined with sole grip that you’ll love. And yes there is the ultra-strong Flywire technology to provide amazing grip while running or...

Memoirs functional USB jewelry courtesy 3D printing for hot fashion style statement

It’s the high tech age and so the jewelry of this age should also be drenched in technology. Memoirs by Ashleigh Woodmass is a collection of fashionable jewelry with a functional USB embedded to have music, photos and other important files right at your fingertips. The collection includes rings, earrings and necklaces that let you flaunt fashion statement with the option to pass this digital jewelry to your coming generations.

Peformance enhancing light weight 3D printed shoe developed for Olympic athletes

Developing the best performance shoes for Olympic athletes has always been the craving for shoe manufacturers, trying to fine tune mechanical properties of sprint shoe to enhance athletic performance. Luc Fusaro a creative engineer and designer has developed a customized running shoe for Olympic athletes that claims to increase their performance by 3.5%, which is quite considerable taking into account the importance of shading seconds off the final time in key sprint events. The shoe is 3D printed to maintain the customizable properties, thereby not restricting the manufacturing process to mere standard dimensions.

DIY Lasso Shoes can be assembled in a jiffy with laces

These slippers that can be constructed by the user themselves give us a new interesting way of creating footwear. Idea and the final product designed is from French design graduate Gaspard Tine-Beres (Royal College of Art, London) who gives us as the users new way of putting together felt shoes in a jiffy using just shoelaces. Called as the Lasso Shoes, they are made from single piece of natural wool die cut from 5 mm sheets and as a buyer you’ll get them flat-packed after which you can assemble them with laces supplied in color of choice.

Shoe Pants compliment urban street fashion styling with comfort wear

Have a look at these Shoe Pants by Sebastian Errazuriz which are here to take the hip street fashion world by the clutches. Sebastian calls them the Converse Pants (Duchamp series) and they look pretty hip for wearing on the streets with fashion clothing like t-shirt or zippers for the top.

Mandibular Eyewear by Emma Montague for that toothy eye protection

Emma Montague is a natural history enthusiast who spends most of her time surrounded by carcasses and fittingly so her new collection of sunglasses which have the side frame as a mandible is jaw-dropping in retrospect. Made from black horn, the jaw bones of deer and acetate; the inspiration to make this Mandibular Eyewear came when one day she put her Ray Ban sunglasses down by the side of a mandible.

Delta415 Wearcom jeans have fighter pilot’s G-suit like transparent pocket

Taking interesting inspiration from G-suits worn by fighter pilots (for maps, clipboards and notes) these pair of jeans from Alphyn Industries, DELTA415 Wearcom also called the Dork-O-Tron 3000 lets you get instant access to smartphone in the pocket. To be precise it has a flip open pocket opening that reveals a transparent polymer film through which you can operate the touchscreen of the phone without even taking it out. This pair of jeans is made from 100% cotton premium denim in deep indigo color while the soft organic cotton pockets come in OD green color paying homeage to military heritage.

GroundWave Shadow Trainer sneakers teach you how to dance with perfection

Combining amazing design aesthetics and latest in motion sensing technology these cool looking sneakers can teach you how to tap your feet so that the world notices you. Designed by Industrial Designer Tom Sykes as part of his Final Year Project at Loughborough University Design School, he named them as GroundWave Shadow Trainer. Working in harmony with app specifically made to track the wearer’s feet movement courtesy accelerometer and sensors embedded in the shoe, GroundWave Shadow Trainer keeps you motivated to perfect those moves with video game like curiosity to keep going on till perfection is achieved.

Fiyta Aeronautics Collection wristwatch for China’s first female astronaut goes into space

Showing off the beauty of oriental women in this vast universe, Fiyta Aeronautics Collection wristwatch was sent off into space along with China’s first female astronaut aboard Shenzhou-9 spacecraft. Taking inspiration from the elegant flying apsaras in Dunhuang frescoes this wristwatch has undergone stringent cold and heat tests in weightlessness of outer space.