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So you just bought a flashy pair of headphones, and you're worried that your hoodie might prevent you from flaunting your new gear. Are you stuck? Not if you pick up Betabrand's upcoming Audio Engineer jacket. Its hood is made of the same "acoustically transparent" fabric you'd find in a nice set...

July 21st 2014 at 1:05am 0 Comments
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Odds are that you're used to ironing some of your clothes to keep them wrinkle-free, or taking them to the dry cleaners when you can't (or just won't) put them through a washing machine. No great shakes, right? Well, Procter & Gamble and Whirlpool apparently believe that these are terrible bur...

July 20th 2014 at 9:09pm 0 Comments
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Joining gangs is ill-advised, but wearing the colors of a video game's fake, comedy-oriented group? That probably won't ruin your life! Insert Coin just started initiation with its line of Saints Row clothing, and while a themed varsity jacket or hoodie would boldly represent your crew, you could...

July 6th 2014 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Corsets are typically used to squeeze torsos into shape, but designers Xuedi Chen and Pedro Oliveira had other ideas in mind. Instead of making another waist-pinching underwear, they've designed a 3D-printed corset that demonstrates how the internet has rendered us naked and vulnerable... by turni...

June 12th 2014 at 6:09am 0 Comments
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You don't have to be a forward-thinking fashion designer or scientist to produce tech-savvy clothing. Need evidence? Just look at the smart hoodie developed by New York University grad students Alina Balean and Rucha Patwardhan. They've integrated a cellular-equipped Arduino board and switches in...

June 9th 2014 at 12:35am 0 Comments
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There are certainly clothes and wires that can transmit electricity, but wouldn't it make sense if they could hold on to it as well? Researchers at the University of Central Florida certainly think so, since they've just developed technology that lets wires and threads store energy. Their approach...

June 2nd 2014 at 10:49pm 0 Comments
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Forget carrying a separate hotspot router to have a local network wherever you go -- what if you were the hotspot? Fashion designer Borre Akkersdijk has come very, very close to making that vision a reality with his experimental BB.Suit. The goofy-looking cotton onesie is knitted using a special 3...

April 21st 2014 at 4:45am 0 Comments
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Coming down the runway we have what is sure to be Summer 2014's biggest hit: a lovely jacket based on the Capcom character Mega Man, complete with removable helme-- er, hood, as well as yellow zippers along the forearms to imitate the buster gauge. This powerful, retro raiment is from Volante Desi...

March 16th 2014 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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Buying clothes online while you're lazing around in your underwear is a wonderful thing, but the tricky part is figuring out if that ironic t-shirt really flatters your figure. That's why eBay just bought a company called PhiSix -- the team's tech turns patterns and pictures of clothing into 3D mo...

February 20th 2014 at 4:14am 0 Comments
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Store-bought clothing can be expensive, but not everyone has the talent or patience to make their own attire. That may not be an issue if OpenKnit takes off, though. The open source platform combines an affordable (under $757), build-it-yourself clothing printer with Knitic design software to let...

February 18th 2014 at 5:01pm 0 Comments
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Showing proper respect for the 'hood is about to get a lot easier thanks to an agreement between Saints Row developer Volition Inc. and gaming-centric clothier Insert Coin which allows the latter to release a line of garments emblazoned with Saints Row themes. Included in the preview images on Ins...

January 31st 2014 at 10:00pm 0 Comments