Tagged: Fashion

Elderly will ditch canes and walkers for Superflex’s robotic-powered suit

Aurora Powered Suit

There are many drawbacks of growing in age, one of them is the difficulty to carry out activities of daily living. In collaboration with industrial designer Yves Behar’s studio FuseProject, Superflex has designed powered-clothing to enhance day-to-day experience for the aging population. Dubbed Aurora Powered Suit, the powered undergarment is aimed at helping the elderly with mobility challenges posed by age and illness. Read More…

World’s first biodegradable mannequins are beautiful and conscious

Biodegradable mannequin

Italian Company Bonaveri, famous for creating artistic mannequins, in collaboration with British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) and British Fashion Council have developed world’s first biodegradable mannequins. The new age sustainable mannequins were revealed at the London Fashion Week: Green Carpet Challenge (GCC). GCC is Eco-Age’s platform to create a meaningful sustainable future through films and fashion. Read More…

Pollution detecting shirt changes pattern but it’s too expensive

Aerochromics pollution detection shirt_1

Air pollution is a major concern for communities across the world, and people are coming up with unique ways to detect it. In the past we have seen pigeons fitted with modern tech hardware, wearable air purifiers and smart lamp posts which all keep a check on pollution levels. On the same lines Nikolas Bentel, a designer from New York has a very niche take on how to detect air pollution. He has designed a range of shirts dubbed Aerochromics which are capable of detecting pollution, and showing it by changing pattern on the shirt itself.
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Kiyouki Amano is back with ‘Arm Skirt’- Skirt with remote controlled robotic arms

Arm Skirt

Advanced robotics and electronics have begun to come handy with fashion accessories, and the most creative as well as creepy creations are obviously, reported from Japan. Kiyouki Amano has just unveiled the ‘Arm Skirt’ – a skirt with two robotic arms that can hold things like bottle of water or mobile for the user. The arms appear to crawl out smoothly from the skirt, which reminds us of the tentacles of Doctor Octopus which worked as eight additional incredibly powerful robotic arms.
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Smokin’ cool ATtiny85 Ring Watch destined to be a fashion gadget

ATtiny85 Ring Watch

Wearable tech is the trending future that is upon us and the race for developing irresistible wearables is on. Major electronics manufacturers are already making inroads in this potentially winning technology, but don’t count out start-ups and DIYers who have a lot to offer when it comes to creating the next revolutionary product. Instructables user [陳亮] (Chen Liang) has developed a wearable ring watch which looks absolutely cool and with a bit of funding could make it through to being a winning product.
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Eye-catchy Isaac Mizrahi Smartwatch for women, engineered by HP

Isaac Mizrahi Smartwatch

Engineering by HP has partnered with luxury brand Isaac Mizrahi to create a smartwatch for women that is going to be irresistible. Adorned with Swarovski crystal framed 42mm round watch face and interchangeable colored leather bands, the smartwatch has analog watch moment which is hard to deny for any buyer. It looks like any normal pretty women’s watch but its smartwatch functions give it that extra appeal. Isaac Mizrahi Smartwatch is going to appeal to high-end buyers who want to be very precise about what they choose. And the price is a killer at $249.99 with a few extra dollars for the 5 colored interchangeable leather bands and the custom fit clip on charger.
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Nadi Smart Fitness Pants act as your personal yoga instructor

Nadi Smart Fitness Pants_2

Yoga is a great way to rejuvenate your mind, body and soul when done with proper technique. Doing it under the close eye of a yoga instructor is all good, but when you want to practice yoga postures at home there is no one to correct your posture in case it is wrong. Wearable Experiments is here to help you in correcting yoga postures and reap maximum benefit from your fitness routine. They have released Nadi Smart Fitness Pants which are loaded with electronic sensors to give you haptic feedback via vibrations to achieve the correct posture. In effect, these skin embracing pants are your virtual yoga guru guiding you towards the right way to achieve yogic bliss.
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Intel-powered sports bra monitors body temperature to keep you cool

Chromat Aeros Sports Bra-1

When our websites can seamlessly adapt to the screen size in desktop and mobile version, it is time our clothing began to adapt to our body. Chipzilla and sports brand Chromat have understood the need and have collaborated to mesh up wearable technology and fashion to arrive at a sports bra which adapts to wearer’s body for utmost comfort. Dubbed the Chromat Aeros Sports Bra, it has vents activated by shape memory alloy. The vents open when it senses rising body temperature and sweat to cool the wearer down. Read More…

Google partners with Levis for fashionable conductive fabric clothing

Google project jacquard

Fabric embedded with smart sensors and other electronic to interact with your gadgets is rapidly gaining popularity, and it comes as no surprise that Google has revealed its iteration of smart fabric at the I/O Conference 2015. Dubbed as Project Jacquard, this is Google’s maiden attempt at capturing this niche section of the market that will revolutionize wearable technology.
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Apple Watch features on Vogue China cover to enhance brand value

Apple Watch Vogue China cover

Apple Watch 18-karat yellow gold

Apple Watch just got featured on the cover page of Vogue China as 26-year-old Liu Wen, Victoria’s Secret Angel, Estee Lauder spokesmodel wore the 18-karat yellow gold Apple Watch having red leather strap along with the Celine striped knit tunic skirt. And there is valid reason for Apple to get the smartwatch featured on Chinese edition of Vogue as its readership is already 1.3 million (bigger than the UK version) in less than 10 years’ time. So why did the Apple Watch feature on the cover of Vogue China edition? Well, perhaps they want to make a thumping statement about the Apple Watch as being a fashion forward wearable that compliments urban lifestyle and status.
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