Responsive Garment

Technology and fashion marry to provide sensitive apparel

Implications - The fashion industry has begun to offer garments that not only protect the wearer from the elements, but actually respond to environmental and bodily conditions accordingly, ensuring optimal safety and comfort. In addition to demonstrating the disruptive force of technology on the fashion industry, this shift indicates consumers' desire for clothing that is not only beautiful, but also able to be modified to suit changing needs and contexts.
SCORE: 6.8
This Year and Hot Top 6 Examples: 18,506 Total Clicks Apr 15 - Jan 16
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Consumer Insight Topics: FashionFashion for Men
Pollution-Absorbing Bikinis - This 3D-Printed Bikini Cleans the Water As You Swim
SCORE: 7.3
V. Hot 3,166 Clicks Pub: Oct 14, 15
Pollution-Absorbing Bikinis
This 3D-Printed Bikini Cleans the Water As You Swim
Husband-wife electrical engineering team Mihri and Cengiz Ozkan, professors at the University of California, Riverside, have created a 3D-printed bikini that filters pollutants out of the water... [More]
Tech-Assisted Responsive Apparel - Ruff Uses 3D Printed Smart Fabric to Interact with the Body
SCORE: 6.8
V. Hot 8,831 Clicks Pub: Apr 6, 15
Tech-Assisted Responsive Apparel
Ruff Uses 3D Printed Smart Fabric to Interact with the Body
This 3D printed garment is an example of how smart fabric types can respond to the wearer’s body and movements. Ruff is not only an interactive wearable, it’s also a transmission conduit.... [More]
Layerable Insulating Sportswear - Nike Therma-Sphere Max Vest Keeps Core Warm in Cold Climates
SCORE: 6.6
V. Hot 2,022 Clicks Pub: Oct 23, 15
Layerable Insulating Sportswear
Nike Therma-Sphere Max Vest Keeps Core Warm in Cold Climates
The Nike Therma-Sphere Max Vest is an essential part of any woman’s sportwear collection as the cold weather begins to settle in. It keeps the core warm as the wearer begins her daily training.... [More]
Stress-Detecting Dresses - This Smart Clothing Piece from Intel Reacts to the Body's Adrenals
SCORE: 7.2
This Year and Hot 2,922 Clicks Pub: Jan 23, 16
Stress-Detecting Dresses
This Smart Clothing Piece from Intel Reacts to the Body's Adrenals
As part of a collaboration with designer Becca McCharen and her Chromat label, Intel is creating smart clothing pieces that fuse cutting-edge fashion and technology. One of the dresses created in... [More]
Responsive Sports Bras - This Athletic Bra Opens Vents Automatically When Sweat or Heat are Detected
SCORE: 5.5
Warm 885 Clicks Pub: Sep 14, 15
Responsive Sports Bras
This Athletic Bra Opens Vents Automatically When Sweat or Heat are Detected
At New York Fashion Week, Chromat debuted a responsive athletic bra that features automatic built-in vents that open when heat and perspiration are detected. Using Intel Curie technology, the bra... [More]
Self-Cooling Dress Shirts - The 'Khuul Thread Shirt' Helps Control the Climate Around Your Skin
SCORE: 5.7
Warm 680 Clicks Pub: Aug 20, 15
Self-Cooling Dress Shirts
The 'Khuul Thread Shirt' Helps Control the Climate Around Your Skin
Designed for office workers, the ‘Kuul Thread Shirt’ may be the men’s dress shirt of the future. Traditional dress shirts have many disadvantages including a buildup of heat and... [More]
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