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Crafting Wearables: Blending Technology with Fashion by Kate Sicchio, Madeline Gannon, Sibel Deren Guler

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© Sibel Deren Guler, Madeline Gannon, and Kate Sicchio 2016

Sibel Deren Guler, Madeline Gannon and Kate Sicchio, Crafting Wearables, 10.1007/978-1-4842-1808-2_14

14. Activated Garments

Sibel Deren Guler, Madeline Gannon2 and Kate Sicchio1

(1)Brooklyn, New York, USA

(2)Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

This is perhaps the chapter you have been waiting for: what are fashion designers doing with technology? How can technology actually be integrated into clothes and accessories? What do these clothes look like, and how do they fit? These are important details when imagining the future for wearables. You have seen several wearable devices that match different styles and trends, but mostly from a functionality perspective of the wearable, rather than an aesthetic ...

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