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Posted on Apr 15 2013 - 1:01pm by John Weir
Comments Off on The LED Designer Dress

When it comes to wearing your tech few things scream the words, “I am here. I am stylish and yes my dress does light up,” quite like doing it in couture. One design house is making designer dresses that give you lights wherever you go. That company is CuteCircut, and as you can imagine they specialize in making clothes that are both cute and technologically oriented. One of their best...

Posted on Apr 6 2013 - 10:44am by John Weir
Comments Off on Day for Night Dress – Real Solar Tech You Can Wear

What do solar panels and women’s fashion have in common? For the most part, pretty much nothing, except for the Day for Night Dress designed by Studio 5050 designers Despina Papadopoulos & Jesse Lackey. Studio5050 is well known for their sometimes off the wall wearable tech, but the Day for Night Dress is definitely something that could catch on if they ever decided to produce it to sell. How...

Posted on Nov 6 2012 - 5:33pm by John Weir
Comments Off on Chronolien concept dress will redefine your notion of time

Everyone always says space is the final frontier, but what about that oft-overlooked dimension, time? It certainly is our final frontier, after all. Wait, didn’t meant to get all dark and existential on you. Does anybody know what time it is? Does anybody really care? If only fashion helped create this sense of time’s onward march, it’s sense of...

Posted on Nov 6 2012 - 4:36pm by John Weir
Comments Off on Nicole Scherzinger and CuteCircuit team up for a light-up Twitter dress

And here we are again in the ever-bustling world of high fashion. Dresses, and other quality frocks, are constantly innovating and adding technological components to their design. After all, if it aint new, then it, well, is old. Technology helps fashion designers get interest from the press and fans alike. So the hits keep on coming. What’s on the docket today? Oh nothing much, just a dress...

Posted on Nov 1 2012 - 4:30pm by John Weir
Comments Off on Vega Wang’s electroluminescent garments will knock your socks off

The world of wearable clothing has indeed extended on to the fashion runway. There are kinds of cool tech-heavy frocks showing up at places where the beautiful people congregate. Some of these are touch-sensitive. Some of these are help the hearing impaired. Some of these dresses are even made out of, gross, bacteria. Still, none of these items look like they stepped...

Posted on Oct 15 2012 - 4:00pm by John Weir
Comments Off on Introducing Tender, the touch-sensitive illuminated garment

The world of high-fashion is home to many kinds of unique wearable technologies, but one thing the fashionistas usually have in common is an aversion to touch. After all, the garments are usually one-of-a-kind and were placed on the gaunt model via a combination of safety pins and a lot of luck. In short, if you break it you buy it. So it comes as quite a relief to see one tech-heavy garment coming...

Posted on Jul 28 2012 - 5:19pm by John Weir
Comments Off on Flutter dress brings high fashion to the hearing impaired

The hearing impaired are usually saddled with ugly looking hearing aids. Not only do these old-school gadgets fail to do the job a lot of the time, they look bad nearly all of the time. But what are people going to do? It’s not as if there’s a beautiful dress out there that helps people hear at a significantly improved rate. That’d be crazy talk! Right. Right? Talk crazy no more....

Posted on Jul 27 2012 - 5:47pm by John Weir
Comments Off on CONSTRVCT system lets you design whatever shirts and dresses you want

Since the dawn of fashion time, buying clothes has not been a particularly adjustable affair. We have to choose from the garments hanging on the rack, be they physical or digital. Sometimes the supply on offer doesn’t suit our fancy. Sometimes the stuff we want doesn’t fit right. And sometimes we just want to wear something fantastical and ridiculous(Sometimes...

Posted on Jun 11 2012 - 6:05pm by John Weir
Comments Off on Micro’be’ Fermented Fashion creates beautiful dresses out of booze-based bacteria

Everyone wants to be on the cutting edge of fashion. To stay atop the fashion world we occasionally overlook some petty grievances like where the clothes were made and what kind of conditions they were made in. The human brain can conveniently forget just about anything in the name of looking good. But what about gruesome, bacteria that literally grows on to your...

Posted on Aug 25 2011 - 10:18pm by John Weir
Comments Off on Halston’s sequin gown is a glow in the dark affair

Sure, there are some cool dresses and gowns out there. But do they glow in the dark? Do they? Designer Halston’s new piece can answer that question with a resounding yes. The gown can function with glow or without and it is assuredly a pretty frock in any situation. What possible use is there for a sequin gown that glows in the dark you ask? Well, imagine you...