Category: Clothing

Laser fashion – may the force be with you

I was watching Star Wars over the weekend, got fascinated (again) with the laser thing and looked around if I can find a match between laser and clothing. Sure enough I hit a laser activated T-Shirt called the LazerShirt. The [...]


VEGA 2012 collection – the bright side of fashion

Almost exactly a year ago I had the pleasure to introduce you to the Vega One collection from Canadian clothing designer Angella Mackey. Angella acquired a diverse background such as new media art, electronics, fashion and product design, elements that [...]


Sound Illuminating Dress

Still in my catch up mode to hunt down interesting material for talk2myShirt I literally stumbled upon a beautiful textile dress made by Chung-Hay Luk and presented at the eTextile and Wearable Computing Showcase last May, the Sound Illuminating Dress. [...]


Vega – a new light on the fashion horizon

Vega, the brightest star in the constellation Lyra and the fifth brightest star in the northern celestial hemisphere gave the inspiration for Canadian clothing designer Angella Mackey who resides currently in Gothenburg, Sweden for her first illuminated fashion design, the [...]


Hot jacket for cold days

Who didn’t wish to have a bit extra heat while bracing the arctic cold outdoors. Not so long ago many¬† folks in Europe and in US got a taste of the cold force of mother nature. Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp., [...]


Smart Urban Wear – The utope project

Austrian Designer Wolfgang Langeder and the Fraunhofer IZM / Stretchable Circuits in Berlin, have joined forces to develop Smart Urban Wear with focus on an innovative display on clothing. ‘The utope project approaches a textile utopia: The exterior of clothing [...]


Sneak peek into the illuminated fashion future – Moon Berlin

Without pretending to be a oracle that knows what’s in the fashion stores of the future I do see light at the end of the tunnel when it comes to illuminated clothing. The idea of illuminating clothing for aesthetic purpose [...]