fastcompany:

Science and Fashion Unite At Paris’s 2013 Fashion Week
Iris van Herpen’s runway show titled “Voltage” opened with a model swaying through the electrical currents of a Tesla Coil. 

Fashion and science collide in this dress which is made out of thousands of tiny plastic hairs. 
“My work very much comes from abstract ideas and using new techniques, not the reinvention of old ideas,” van Herpen commented. “I believe it will only be a matter of time before we see the clothing we wear today produced with [3-D printing].”
Click here to see more about the Iris van Herpen’s Spring 2013 presentation.

I’m not sure how that first one counts as fashion instead of horror, but I like it.

fastcompany:

Science and Fashion Unite At Paris’s 2013 Fashion Week

Iris van Herpen’s runway show titled “Voltage” opened with a model swaying through the electrical currents of a Tesla Coil. 

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Fashion and science collide in this dress which is made out of thousands of tiny plastic hairs. 

“My work very much comes from abstract ideas and using new techniques, not the reinvention of old ideas,” van Herpen commented. “I believe it will only be a matter of time before we see the clothing we wear today produced with [3-D printing].”

Click here to see more about the Iris van Herpen’s Spring 2013 presentation.

I’m not sure how that first one counts as fashion instead of horror, but I like it.