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Project Runway – the dark light of fashion

Last week’s episode of Project Runway was about ‘electrification’ of fashion indicating that wearable technology awareness slowly enters the world of fashion design. First I was exited to see such prominent placement of wearable tech but after the first few minutes into the show I got hugely disappointed and irritated in the way the ‘innovative…

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Art, Fashion and Technology by Ying Gao

Ying Gao is a fashion designer and professor of design at UQAM from the Université du Québec presents her latest collection that includes 3 interactive, intelligent garments at the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec between June 9th and August 28th 2011 The garments respond to sound, motion or light by changing their shape and…

Mind blowing – eardrum bursting Speaker Vest

The world of fashion design always welcomes the irrational, the provocative side of creativity unlike technology which loves to be strict, definable and playing along the rules and laws. Where does this leaves us when we talk about wearable, fashionable technology? Maybe something like the Speaker Vest with 8″ Sub-woofer created by Joe Andolina a…

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Redefining the colors of fashion – Amy Winters A/W 11 collection

Media artist and fashion designer Amy Konstanze Mercedes Rainbow Winters is presenting her second collection of color changing fashion for the Autumn/Winter 11 season. Amy’s first Spring/Summer 11 collection has been inspired by the vibrant colors of nature like the rain-forest, light rain, cloud bursts and tropical thunderstorms. The water-reactive ink disappears revealing the color…

FashionWare on stage at the SXSW exhibition

Syuzi over at Faschioning Technology is very busy organizing the first major event in wearable technology of 2011, the FashionWare SXSW exhibition on March 18th and 19th in Austin, Texas. The FashionWare show will bring on stage the most advanced and beautiful wearable tech garments of today. Here is a short list of some of…

FashionWare Runway Show during CES 2011

What better place one can imagine to show off fashion and technology then the annual technology center of the universe, the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2011 bringing the next generation of wearable technology on the FashionWare runway. This evening event will be hosted by high-tech fashion designer and author of Fashion Geek, Diana Eng…

Illuminated fashion – Into the Deep by Vega Wang

If you are inspiring fashion designer with parents working in the engineering field then it is almost pre-programmed that you will become very likely a fashion-technology designer like Vega Wang. China born Vega Wang, a graduate of BA Fashion Design Womenswear in Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London, got her calling…

Illuminated heels by Francesca Castagnacci

Illuminating clothing, footwear or other fashion accessories inspire a growing number of designer who explore the possibilities of active light elements for fashion. Italian-born fashion designer Francesca Castagnacci used the active light element as her inspiration to design Heels that contain fiber-optic material to emit subtle, classy soft color shades, not the usual, bright flashing…

Magical Fairytale Fashion by Diana Eng

Last week’s Fairytale Fashion Show at Eyebeam set a sparkling crown onto Diana Eng‘s extraordinary exploration into technology enhanced fashion. Regrettable I was not able to organize myself in a way to witness this event in person but with the images and videos becoming available I can very well connect to the magical experience Diana’s…

Fairytale Fashion Show

Diana Eng‘s fabulous project Fairytale Fashion which I highlighted last November is reaching it’s final stage, the Fairytale Fashion Show at Eyebeam on February 24, 7-9pm Models will show Diana’s Haute Tech creations to the music from hacked video game consoles. A technology enriched fashion show demonstrating the potential of wearable electronics. The Fairytale Fashion…

Interactive Fashion collection from Angel Chang

New York-based fashion designer Angel Chang continued her interactive fashion exploration by adding more technology inspired styles to her autumn 2008 collection. After graduation Angel Chang started working as a design assistant at Donna Karan Collection and collaborated in the design studios of Viktor & Rolf and Marc Jacobs before she launched her own design…

Hussein Chalayan Haute Tech Fall Winter 08/09

Hussein Chalayan is the favorite designer of talk2myShirt as you can see on the extensive coverage we have done of his exiting creations on the Wearable Electronic side of his collections. Chalayan is very consistent in proving again and again his love and artistic virtuosity in fusing high fashion with high technology. I was already…

Di Mainstone – Haute Couture with a touch of Tech

Only a few fashion designer have the insight and ability to combine high fashion with high technology. Di Mainstone is one of the shining stars of the Haute Tech Fashion. Her journey through the world of fashion and technology is mysterious at times, her work full of mystical elements that surprise and captivate the audience….

The magic of light: Sparkling Crystal Dress by Hussein Chalayan

Hussein Chalayan surprised again during the Paris Fashion week the audience with ‘Technology meets high Fashion’ by showing a Sparkling Crystal Dress. To underline his ability and willingness to challenge traditional aspects of fashion, Chalayan bended the rules a bit by deciding to show his collection in the from of a short movie rather then…

Angel Chang – Queen of Wearable Electronic Fashion

Angel Chang is a innovative Fashion Designer who blends technology and fashion in the most advanced and beautiful way we have seen so far. The way she thinks about fashion and technology is remarkable, head over to the write up we have posted back in January or to her site. Hussein Cahalayan is doing a…

Video Dress from Hussein Cahalayan

Hussein Cahalayan did again surprise and excite the Wearable Electronic Fashion world again with his latest creation presented during the Milan Design Week last weekend. The last time, Hussein has surprised the Fashion world was during the summer/spring 2007 show last autumn in Paris with the mechanical dress. This time, Hussein presented a Video Dress…

Spring 2008 fashion show – Menswear 2.0

The Milano Moda Uomo (Milan Menswear) Spring 2008 is poised to tackle Menswear 2.0 as it elevates fashion into the 21st century. Menswear 2.0 sounds like geek speak. The internet now has Web 2.0, which means that it has evolved since it burst into the scene during the 1990s and literally changed the way we…

Hussein Chalayan: fashion’s great innovator

Our article today is inspired from the recent massive coverage of Hussein Chalayan‘s transformer dresses in many established fashion Magazines like Vogue, Elle, Style, I-D, to name a few. One of the features in their March 2007 editions is the coverage of the Spring 2007 trends: futuristic and an odyssey of metallic and science fiction…