Category: Garments

Electronic Sportswear Workshop

Combining sportswear and electronics can open up new ways of making training more effective, safer and fun. Fashion design students at Shih Chien University, together with electronic engineers from neighbouring National Taiwan University, took on this creative challenge in a recent 10 day workshop. (more…)

Teardown of Nike’s HyperAdapt trainers

When we first saw the Nike HyperAdapt trainers we had a burning curiosity about how they worked. How do you make a shoe that dynamically changes the tension on the laces? TribeMind have found the answers with an excellent teardown. (more…)

Graphene properties showcased on dress

Cutecircuit have created a dress to highlight some of the properties of graphene, the mono-layers of carbon that have excellent strength and conductivity. (more…)

Posture pants for yoga lovers

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Wearable experiment have produced a legging for Yoga participants that uses haptic feedback on the quality of your posture, when trying to achieve a particular position. (more…)

Deforming shirt shows your effort

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German designer Simone Schramm has created an experimental deforming sports top. The idea appears to be that through tightening of threads within the garment it can be made to open the surface and reveal colors from a lower layer. (more…)