Did you know that each year, tons upon tons of discarded clothes wind up in landfills?The cause of this is, among other things, "fast fashion," cheap clothes that people discard after a relatively short period of use.
The wearable technology in Marvel's Black Panther is epically impressive and totally gorgeous, and it's all thanks to Shuri, Black Panther's sixteen-year-old sister, played by actress Letitia Wright. Princess Shuri is Wakanda's scene-stealing head scientist, an inventor who creates of all of Black Panther's gadgetry—including some of the coolest wearables we've seen on film to date.
Fashion technology shined at the steventai x ILMxLAB show on Feb. 18 at Durbar Court at the Foreign Commonwealth Office during London Fashion Week 2018. A virtual model dazzled the audience as she took to the stage alongside physically-present models, interacting with her fellow real models in real time.
Wearable technology is having quite a moment at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. From sophisticated fabrics fighting frigid temperatures to gloves making it easier to buy hot chocolate at Olympic venues, e-textiles can be spotted all over at the Winter Games. Here's a look at some of the coolest wearables keeping athletes warm and ready to win gold.