Inspired by Sasha’s post on the relationship between technology and fashion, I set out to explore products which combine technology and fashion. Products in the wearable technology category range from quite simple to very complex.
Thomas Pink is famous for exceptional quality and design. Probably most famous for ties, cufflinks and shirts, Thomas Pink’s products are becoming more tech friendly. The Commuter Tie has a special pocket for an Ipod Nano.
Designer Elena Corchero threads custom-made solar panels into clothes and accessories. The pieces in her Solar Vintage collection integrate solar charged light technology into traditionally crafted fashion accessories. The fan, for eample, an elegant hand held accesory by day, sheds ambient light in the evening. How’s that for “mood lighting”?
The delicate lace uses reflective thread and could be added to any piece of clothing to make you more visible in the dark. Perhaps a little frilly accent to a running jacket…
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