It was not too long ago that we showcased the LED-lit Fashion Interaction dress from Gholamali Balouch and now we have another beautifully illuminated dress among us. Or at least that is what we thought when we first laid our eyes on the beautiful ‘Wearable Technology Dress’. But apparently it is a lot more. Designed by Chris Mather of New Zealand, the dress is interesting in more ways than one. Even though the designer does not himself reveal a whole lot about the dress, it apparently has fully functional robotic arms that move the dress along when someone is around...
A slight combination of technology with clothing turns out to be a highly desired innovation. Such an example is the Music Hat(Imusic Wireless Music Knitted Cream Hat), a cleverly knitted winter fashion accessory for the music lovers, which apart from keeping your ears warm also allows you to listen to your favourite tracks on the move. With headphone speaker positioned over each ear, this hat is very cosy, comfortable and warm.
Taking a beautiful turn from the way we perceive jewelry to be, the Sublime Experiment: Outward Expression of Inner Beauty by Yong Joo Kim shows how ordinary or mundane materials can be used as wearable jewelry. This particular line of jewelry up on Kickstarter projects consists of earrings, rings, bracelets, necklaces and brooches made from hand-made and hand-sewn Velcro hook-and-loop fasteners. The collection surely looks promising and gives a whole new meaning to wearable jewelry, so without further a due have a look at the Sublime Experiment: Outward Expression of Inner Beauty.
Summers’ are on and there is no doubt all you gals would be looking out for some vibrant, colorful and trendy jewelry to go with your multihued clothing. Enter Containment – a collection of colorful jewelry (bangles, rings and necklaces) designed for her Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Jewelry by Lisa Watson. Very enthusiastic about modern lifestyle driven so much by geometric shapes, structures and colors – Lisa’s jewelry design are inspired by postmodern architecture.
All of us have seen those old 70s and 80s spy flicks and ‘Bond’ classics where some very valuable secret information on a piece of paper is carried in the heel of the boots. Just swivel the heel and the tiny little secret compartment is revealed. With the way woman’s fashion and the height of heels is headed these days, you bet one can carry a lot more in the heel of a shoe. And that is precisely what the crazily creative folk at Bellona Fashions have come up with. The Double Agent shoe may not make you one of...
Men have not been graced with the best in wearable technology yet, but it’s not the case anymore. Dutch design duo Nieuwe Heren have designed a really innovative men’s jacket that will combat against the dangerous air pollution in urban environments. Dubbed the Aegis Parka the jacket uses sensors to detect common air pollutants like alcohol, Benzene, smoke, NH3, Nox and CO2 and warns the wearer by illuminating the embedded LEDs when pollutants reach dangerous levels. More the level of pollution more LEDs illuminate.
You’ve always wanted to stand out as fashion statement for your friends and others around you; your wardrobe is filled with the most unique dresses, shoes, clutches and handbags et al? Then, here is your chance to grab on to the rarest of clutches – rare because this dark blue clutch is made entirely with Lego bricks and is only made to order. Agabag can make the handbag in any color you prefer, multi-colored clutches are also available.
It’s difficult to be the #1 RPG on iTunes, but if the game is something as chic as the Style Me Girl – the world’s first 3D fashion game for mobile i.e., then you know half the battle is won. Developed by Hong Kong-based startup Frenzoo, the game to up our lifestyle courtesy 3D has accumulated over 1 million downloads since its launch some two weeks back.
There is no limit to the amount of technology that’s finding way into clothing these days, fashionistas have adorned different silhouettes over time and each of these creative designs have been different in their own way. Intelligent dresses with displays and LED lights have been a common site on many fashion platforms, but a dress that can be controlled by the wearer’s mind – perhaps this is first of its kind. Bringing a new twist to techno-couture is Nange Magro designed mind-controlled dress that changes form and illuminates depending on the level of concentration of the wearer.
Balloons are best for a kitty party celebration or a birthday bash, but balloons for a dress? Well even I’m still trying to digest! These shouldn’t come as a surprise though, we’ve seen dresses made of condoms come out of extra-creative China. These wearable balloon Cheongsams (traditional dress for Chinese women) by People’s Association Balloon Sculpturing Interest Group, does seem like the next fashion statement making way from the East. The balloon cheongsams are made in collaboration with the National Museum of Singapore’s “In The Mood for Cheongsam” where it is displayed by sexy models on their attractive bodies. Sadly,...