Integrating modern technology into fashion often results in clothing that feels taken straight out of an episode of Star Trek. However, there are exceptions that are succeeding in the art to combine style with that at the same time be in the technical forefront. These five examples.
Fashion house Ermenegildo Zegna are constantly developing the functionality both through its own fabric weaving mill, but perhaps mainly below line Zegna Sport where high-tech solutions literally woven into the guts. Last in a series of innovations is the jacket is sewn entirely in Ecotech as recycled plastic material. The model can also be equipped with a solar cell whose energy is converted into heat by the collar or can be used to charge your phone.
Cult Baracuta, whose jackets worn by, among others, Steve McQueen, hooks on last season cycle fever with his James Cycling Jacket bought from transporthint.com. The jacket is wind and waterproof with vents on the back to further increase functionality. (Via Selectism.com)
C.p. Company as Manolo drew attention this spring cannot be excluded from this article. The brand that has made themselves known for their innovative capacity regarding both fabrics that design has updated their online shop with this fall’s news. A regular feature in the collection’s laundry technology Tinto Terra where the jackets in a new technology be washed together with mud, giving it an aged finish. At the end of August, is expected to also have a few copies of the high-profile anniversary edition of brand’s iconic jacket Milla Miglia reach Swedish stores.
Sister brand Stone Iceland takes the design concept Shadow Project a step further in its clear funktionsbetonade design language. With an even richer level of detail and a rawer form language represents the brand clothes for an urban and active lifestyle. Only product descriptions with high-tech materials and unconventional sewing techniques comes across as pure science.
Finally, a little tip for all sneakersnördar. To celebrate its 30th anniversary of concept AIR stage NIKE The IAM1 Journey. Between the 15-23 August, the public can view the models from the years up until today at Studio, Åsögatan 115 on Södermalm in Stockholm.