Hi-Tech Textile

Consumers turn to smart apparel for preventative measures

Implications - Smart fashion is continuing to grow in size and scope with hi-tech fabrics that display a wide range of possibilities. Beyond aesthetics, these intelligent textiles offer added value to consumers, especially in the realm of health and comfort. Such innovations indicate a growing brand responsibility to consumer wellness beyond the immediate use of the product.
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Body Heat-Adjusting Jackets - The New Descente Line Boasts High-Tech Fabric to Protect Its Wearer
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Warm 1,636 Clicks Pub: Oct 20, 16
Body Heat-Adjusting Jackets
The New Descente Line Boasts High-Tech Fabric to Protect Its Wearer
Blending contemporary fashion with functional builds, the new Descente collection, titled ‘ALLTERRAIN,’ is made to withstand the seasonal elements that have already been felt by many... [More]
Sustainable Energy-Generating Fabrics - This Fabric Turns Solar and Wind Energy into Electricity
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Warm 1,257 Clicks Pub: Sep 21, 16
Sustainable Energy-Generating Fabrics
This Fabric Turns Solar and Wind Energy into Electricity
Techniques for creating sustainable energy are increasingly common as concerns about climate change continue to escalate, but scientists have developed an energy-generating fabric that puts a... [More]
Responsive Glowing Clothes - The 'Futuro' Collection Interacts with Audience Members
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Warm 1,348 Clicks Pub: Oct 18, 16
Responsive Glowing Clothes
The 'Futuro' Collection Interacts with Audience Members
The ‘Futuro’ collection features a range of innovative glowing clothes that interact with audience members as the models wearing the items approach them. The collection is part of the... [More]
Heat-Capturing Clothing - This High-Tech Textile is Made from Invisible Metallic Wires
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Untested 1,094 Clicks Pub: Aug 15, 15
Heat-Capturing Clothing
This High-Tech Textile is Made from Invisible Metallic Wires
Scientists at Stanford University are working on a high-tech textile that could help consumers stay warm in some of the coldest environments. While conventional clothing does a decent job of... [More]
Emotion-Based Clothing - This Apparel Line Creates Custom Garments Based on a Customer's Mood
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Untested 1,421 Clicks Pub: Aug 13, 15
Emotion-Based Clothing
This Apparel Line Creates Custom Garments Based on a Customer's Mood
Abstract_ is now creating custom garments based on the specific mood and emotions of the customer. While fashion has always been an outlet for individuality, this company puts a whole new spin on... [More]
Bacteria-Killing Textiles - This Antibacterial Fabric Could Reduce Hospital-Acquired Infections
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Mild 765 Clicks Pub: Aug 15, 15
Bacteria-Killing Textiles
This Antibacterial Fabric Could Reduce Hospital-Acquired Infections
Researchers at Australia’s RMIT University developed an antibacterial fabric that can help to fend off harmful germs. Antimicrobial materials have already been used for a number of different... [More]
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