I do love being exposed to innovative uses of non-traditional textiles, specifically in the field of fashion. So I was excited to be introduced to Alba Prat's work. While this neoprene garment is not particularly realistic, it is beautiful. I cannot figure out how she manages to take such a sculptural and ...Read More >>
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Hello Everyone. I hope you have been enjoying a wonderful turkey-induced long weekend, as I have. In light of the mini vacation we are all having, I'm not going to go on and on about any topic today. I have however come across something really cool that I would like to share with you, the ...Read More >>
While browsing The New York Times' T Magazine, I came across an article that I found especially delicious, as it combines two of my loves: food and fashion.
On November 16th, Barney's Department Store will reveal it's holiday window and quite a treat it will be for those who love an innovative approach to textiles, ...Read More >>
Recycled ground coffee used to make an odor control, fast drying, environmentally friendly, absorbent fabric. Brilliant!
I found this video on YouTube on DigiFabrics from Shapeways. While I think they're pretty cool and definitely want to touch and manipulate them, I can't really picture how they're used. I mean, how are they applied? Do you know? If so, care to share?
Hi Folks. I was introduced to this amazing video recently and couldn't wait to pass it along. Water soluble fabrics are used to create garments. What a fantastic experiment of chemistry and fashion.
The point? To get us thinking about the materials we use and what happens to them when we've decided we're done.
Take a look, ...Read More >>