Wearable Technology

LED Galaxy Dress by CuteCircuit is World's Largest Wearable Display

Photo by J.B. Spector/Museum of Science and Industry It seems like everyone has a cause to tout these days, from health care reform to gay marriage to…ahem…making fashion…

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Uniqlo's HeatTech Clothing Creates Heat From Your Sweat

We can’t all afford $750 solar-powered jackets to keep us toasty when the mercury takes a swan dive, but when the alternative is to bundle up with more layers than an…

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Crazy LED Eyelashes Designed to Brighten, Enlarge Eyes

When it comes to the extremes we’ll go to achieve someone’s arbitrary ideal of beauty, at least these light-up eyelashes aren’t permanent. We’re not sure if…

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LED-Equipped Solar Timbuk2 Bag Creates a FLAP at PopTech

Attendees at this year’s PopTech conference in Camden, Maine, were handed the Swag Bag to End All Swag Bags on Thursday: a messenger that transforms into a portable, solar-powered…

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Human-Powered Dresses Convert Movement into Electricity

When clothing is restrictive or otherwise uncomfortable, you pull, pinch, and generally exert more energy than the act of wearing it alone requires. But what if you wore uncomfortable…

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NEW! Zegna Sport's Ecotech Solar Jacket Made From Recycled Plastic

Zegna Sport has spruced up its two-year-old Solar Jacket for fall in a major way—well, make that several major ways. Version 2.0’s outer fabric, breathable membrane, seam…

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Sonic Fabric Neckties Made From Recycled Cassette Tape Play Sweet Music

Cassette tape? How positively antiquarian! Conceptual artist Alyce Santoro brings this data-recording throwback (and mix-tape mainstay) into the 21st century, not only by spinning it…

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Lux Solar-Panel Necklace Lights Up Any Outfit

Haute or not? This sophisticated solar panel necklace, created by Swedish student designer Mae Yokoyama, is made from mini solar panels and embellished with tiny LED bulbs. After…

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FIRST LOOK: Noon Solar Introduces Vegan, Organic Fabric Bags For Fall

Vegans, rejoice! Noon Solar is debuting a vegan-friendly collection of fabric bags made from naturally dyed organic textiles and cork trims. Due to make landfall in stores in late…

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Solar-Powered, Vintage-Inspired Brooch Makes Old New Again

The Solar Vintage Brooch by Lost Values deftly marries the old and new, fusing newfangled solar-charged technology with the time-honored tradition of handcrafting. Conceptualized by…

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Solar Powered Dress is Techie-Flapper Chic

What better way to boogie the night away than clad in this ultramod solar-powered mini? Not only does this sleek number look extra-sexy on the dance floor, but it also soaks up the…

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Ermenegildo Zegna’s Solar-Powered Jacket

You’ve been running around all day making calls on your cell and suddenly, it dies. Now what are you gonna do? Well, if you’re wearing this solar-powered jacket by…

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Noon Solar Bags: Solar Power Your Electronics with Your Bag!

It’s pretty obvious that the materials a garment or accessory are made of have a lot to do with it being green, but did you know that the product’s use and capabilities can…

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