Intelligent textiles open new possibilities for fashion designers
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Intelligent textiles open new possibilities for fashion designers

We all remember the show-stopping gown Clare Danes wore to the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual gala. Designed by Zach Posen, the dress was made using a fiber-optic woven organza powered by 30 mini battery packs attached to the lining. The dress didn’t light up on the red carpet but the glow effect was fully visible…

Hussein Chalayan: storyteller and technology wizard

Hussein Chalayan: storyteller and technology wizard

Hussein Chalayan is probably the only fashion designer awarded by the prestigious Time magazine as one of its ‘100 most Influential Innovators of the 21st century’. This Central Saint Martins graduate works across design, science, technology and art to develop his collections and show pieces. He uses them to tell stories related pretty much to…