Responsive Fashion

Hi-tech apparel that promotes interactivity with the wearer
Implications - Wearable technology has been a direction in fashion for the last couple of years, but it has mainly focused on accessories, like watches and bracelets, that allow wearers to connect to the Internet and their social networks. Now there is a new breed of fashion technology that promotes interactivity and responds to user actions. These pieces, which range from clothing that simulates the feeling of being hugged to apparel that can change from opaque to transparent, indicate the next level of interactive, hi-tech apparel that encourages consumer engagement.
SCORE: 4.1
Mild Top 5 Examples: 17,024 Total Clicks Jun 11 - Apr 12
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Artfully Interactive Clothing - Ying Gao Creates Stunning Fashions that Respond to Their Environment
SCORE: 6.1
Hot 7,395 Clicks Pub: Jul 12, 11
Artfully Interactive Clothing
Ying Gao Creates Stunning Fashions that Respond to Their Environment
Ying Gao isn't the first person to create clothing that interacted with its environment. I do think it is safe to say, however, that she is the first to create an entire fashion collection made up of such… [More]
Elegant Electronic Ensembles - The 'Technosensual Where Fashion Meets Technology' Exhibit is Sci-Fi
SCORE: 5.2
Warm 6,648 Clicks Pub: Apr 4, 12
Elegant Electronic Ensembles
The 'Technosensual Where Fashion Meets Technology' Exhibit is Sci-Fi
The ‘Technosensual: Where Fashion Meets Technology’ exhibit features some very electronic-heavy ensembles. Instead of going down a ‘TRON: Legacy’ path simply for some cool... [More]
Wearable Led TVS - Dave Forbes' Video Coat Was Created for Burning Man
SCORE: 3.6
Mild 1,744 Clicks Pub: Jul 12, 11
Wearable Led TVS
Dave Forbes' Video Coat Was Created for Burning Man
Although the Video Coat was not created by a costume or fashion designer, I can easily see it being donned by a celebrity performer such as Lady Gaga or even Cee Lo. Loud and flashy, it wold create quite… [More]
Hug-Simulating Clothing - The Sense-Roid Jacket is Technologically Touching
SCORE: 2.7
Untested 558 Clicks Pub: Jun 26, 11
Hug-Simulating Clothing
The Sense-Roid Jacket is Technologically Touching
Although technology and social media platforms allow us to keep in touch with loved ones, form new friendships and stimulate other social interactions, there are experiences that are lacking that the Sense-Roid… [More]
Noise Responsive Charging Apparel - Orange T-Shirts Boosts Battery Life Based on Sound
SCORE: 2
Untested 679 Clicks Pub: Jun 21, 11
Noise Responsive Charging Apparel
Orange T-Shirts Boosts Battery Life Based on Sound
This year, Glastonbury festival goers will have the chance to don the Orange T-Shirt not for style, but for practical reasons. With the Orange T-shirt, music fans will be able to charge their phones and… [More]
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