Tag: technology

04 May 2016

Silicon Schmatte: Brooklyn’s Wearables Revolution

Forget Silicon Valley and Silicon Beach. Welcome to the land of the Silicon Schmatte. The Brooklyn headquarters of Manufacture New York, a fashion incubator, factory and research facility housed in a landmark building that was once Storehouse No. 2 of the United States Navy Fleet Supply Base (so noted on a plaque by the entrance) […]

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03 May 2016

Glow in the Dark Gown, Cognitive Dress Win the Night at Manus x Machina Met Gala 2016

Though social media is supposed to be restricted inside the building, Zac Posen revealed on his Instagram account how the white ball gown he designed for Claire Danes glows in the dark thanks to a custom-made fiber optic woven organza fabric. Marchesa teamed up with IBM Watson to create a cognitive dress (rocked by Karolina Kurkova). […]

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