Durable yet heavy, leather has never been synonymous with lightness. Until now, with the creation of Dyneema Bonded.
AAE. Behind these three letters is the new menswear collection from Nike Lab, Advanced Apparel Exploration 1.0. But what is so special about it? The combination of computer design and technological flexion in its manufacturing has led to the creation of a clothing line that pushes the boundaries of the textile industry.
A sweater or hat that changes colour in response to the cold? It can only be the successful experiment by Stone Island, an Italian label that puts innovation at the heart of its collections.
Detecting polluted water using a piece of clothing? That’s what you can do with the T-shirt developed by The Unseen and The Lost Explorer, two collectives that want to raise public awareness of the impact of the ready-to-wear industry on climate change.
When technology is combined with the iconic little black dress, the result is the Graphene dress, a haute couture carbon-based garment that changes with your breathing.
The teams of researchers, engineers and designers at MIT Media Lab have recently unveiled their brand new project, Kino, which aims to revolutionise the wearing of jewellery as a simple fashion accessory and transform it into a partner for connected living. Together, they have created robots that look like brooches or jewellery, capable of moving independently on any surface, including clothes.
This “living jewellery” can interact directly with the wearer or react to external conditions for increased living comfort.
What if recycling was the future of fashion? A few years ago, the idea of a Circular Economy Fashion was still novel, but today it is attracting major players in the sector. Here is why.
What parent has never dreamed of clothes that could stretch to fit the growth of their child? Designed by Ryan Mario Yasin, these expandable children’s clothes have taken shape through the Petit Pli children’s brand.
The DuPont biosciences company was awarded a prize presented by the consulting company Frost & Sullivan as the European company best making use of biological materials in the manufacture of its products. This annual prize was awarded in recognition of DuPont innovations in the field of biomaterials: “intelligent” fabrics made from naturally reactive agents and oriented toward eco-friendliness, a great area of research for the textile industry.