What will fashion be like in the year 2000?

Clip of how the future of fashion was seen by designers in the 1930's!

How do you think these 1930s designers would feel watching the NYC Fashion Week shows with Diane von Furstenberg's use of Google glasses as accessories on the the runway?

via nydailynews.com

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Anya's LED Glitter Clutch

Anya Hindmarch's LED clutch and whimsical accessories show for Autum/Winter 2012 is a testiment to how tech is glamorous. 

The only downfall is the kitchy toy box the clutch comes in, which looks more like a toy box than an elegant presenation. 

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Paco Rabanne's 1969 Fashion Collection Video

The only designers that impact our sensabilities as a culture try something totally new, work with unique materials, and challenge our idea of fashion and wearability.

Paco Rabanne is one such designer.

In 1969, the same year as the Moon Landing, he presented the world with a haute couture collection made up of metal and plastics (seen above). I am impressed by the video and find it reminencent of the kinds of designs that we find today with Iris Van Herpen and Hussein Chalayan.

Via: The MOD ONE

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Wearable Fitness Coach

Electricfoxy's done it again!

"Fitness and fashion technology come together in Move, a body-tracking garment that can tell when you're slouching and when you're stretching."

via cnet

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Gucci Fashion Inspires Automotive Design

Gucci's recent collaboration with Fiat to promote the new Fiat 500 is an excellent example of how the world of technology and the world of art & design can merge to create something innovative and beautiful!

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Blurring the perimeter of the body with Lucy McRae

Presence of Heart Dress Lights up SXSW

Austin, TX - SXSW (March 12, 2012) – Agent of Presence, a new innovative fashion design firm, has created a heart-sensing dress that displays the wearer’s heartbeat as light and sends the beat wirelessly to mobile devices.

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Yahoo's take on fashion tech... meh

"Wearable technology isn't exactly new, but it's experiencing a surge these days. And while some of it is still a bit out there, there are several new or upcoming items that are practical -- and even stylish.

We've put together a sampling of both ends of the spectrum."

At least that's what they say.... But in my opinion the only item in this list with any style is Alexander Reeder's Butterfly Dress. 

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Solar Bikini!

Bikini + Sun = Power!

While joking with classmates at ITP, NYU's Interactive Telecommunication Program, Andrew Schneider came up with the idea of making a beer cooler using solar panels and ended up making a solar powered bikini.

According to Scheider, “The suit is a standard medium-sized bikini swimsuit retrofitted with 1″ x 4″ photovoltaic film strips sewn together in series with conductive thread. The cells terminate in a 5 volt regulator into a female USB connection.” 

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Giles for LG’ 3D glasse

Giles Deacon has solved the ‘ugly 3D viewing glasses’ problem with his latest venture with LG. Via: Harper's BAZAAR

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