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Fashion, a notoriously insider-centric industry, has been slower to engage with inclusive design. Open Style Lab wants the fashion industry to think about more bodies, more ages, and more abilities.

15/08/2016

Un vêtement augmenté fait de tissu auto-réparateur, qui non seulement  se régénèrerait mais protègerait aussi son utilisateur ? Des chercheurs ont développé une technologie capable de ces prouesses. En plus, elle a été inspirée par Mère Nature. Bienvenue dans l’ère du biomimétisme, où la nature est la plus prolifique source d’inspiration pour le développement d’innovations applicables à la mode.

09/08/2016

Just in time for the couture shows next week — couture being, perhaps, the original customization art in fashion, the one in which a customer goes to the atelier, chooses her dress and then, because it is being made for her only, has it altered as she so desires — Jimmy Choo is planning to unveil its latest innovation: not a new heel height or shape, but a collection of crystal clip-ons, buttons and bracelets that can decorate pumps and clutches and peep-toe ankle-laced stilettos (even slip-on skater shoes), the better to luxe up an otherwise simple pair of shoes according to individual des

29/06/2016

Iris van Herpen is a genuine pioneer in high-tech fashion. She is working with architects and scientists in order to develop increasingly innovative materials and technology, such as laser cutting and ultra-sound welding. 

23/05/2016

The days when we will be printing high-fashion dresses in our homes are coming—but aren't quite here yet.

15/04/2016

The Alpine chic brand announced that since its SS16 collection, all Moncler products have incorporated RFID – Radio Frequency IDentification – to help trace them. It means that you can easily authentify your product before purchasing.

10/04/2016

Fashion designer Hussein Chalayan sees himself as "a weaver of different worlds". Drawing inspiration from design, science and art, he is one of the industry's most celebrated and intellectual talents, having come to prominence in the 1990s with a graduate collection that he buried with iron filings before presenting.

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04/03/2016

In October 2015, The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced the Costume Institute spring 2016 exhibition, Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology. On Monday, the museum opened its doors for a private preview including select looks.

16/02/2016

As talk turns towards a future of consumer-facing fashion shows, we look back on the 1989 Martin Margiela presentation, which set a new paradigm for the fashion show as a public spectacle, in an oral history with contributions from Margiela’s closest collaborators and biggest supporters of the time, courtesy of The Gentlewoman.

16/02/2016

FROM THE TEMPERATURES TO THE ATTENTION TO CHEMISTRY, THE DESIGNER'S NEW PROCESS FOR PLEATING ISN'T UNLIKE BAKING BREAD.

19/01/2016

AS OF SPRING 2016, REBECCA MINKOFF IS DITCHING THE TRADITIONAL RUNWAY SPECTACLE AND TAKING A PAGE FROM FAST FASHION.

14/12/2015

AN AUTODESK ALUM WANTS TO HELP WOMEN FIND FLATTERING SWIMWEAR BY DISRUPTING OUTDATED MANUFACTURING METHODS.

04/12/2015

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