Wired for sound…….. and other things.

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Wired for sound…….. and other things.

Electronic textiles are growing out of their geeky reputations. Smart textiles which previously have been viewed as just another fad have exploded out of the infancy phase.  Move over age-old materials such as wool, cotton and silk and time proven techniques such as weaving and sewing and quilting. Intelligent textiles are the future and not ...

A rainy day in Sydney…….and a shoulder bag to cry on

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A rainy day in Sydney…….and a shoulder bag to cry on

It seemed that luxury luggage label Louis Vuitton had come up with an intriguing idea. Currently at the concept stage, according to the folks at LV, this is a handbag that ‘feels what you feel’. You’ve heard of having a shoulder to cry on. Well it looks as if the team at Louis Vuitton were ...

Wearable fashion design legend: Hussein Chalayan

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Wearable fashion design legend: Hussein Chalayan

Designer Hussein Chalayan has been pushing the boundaries in wearable fashion for some time. London-based Chalayan, is an internationally acclaimed fashion designer renowned for his innovative use of materials and progressive attitude to new technology. He is the face behind  the designs of one of the most experimental, technologically-advanced and original fashion labels in the ...