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BB.Suit: A 3D-Knitted "Onesie" That Doubles as Wi-Fi Hotspot

Everybody loves a onesie, but a onesie outfitted with a WiFi hotspot, GPS tracking and a music library becomes the life of the party. The BB.Suit is a 3D knitted, high tech outfit…

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Francis Bitonti's "Bristle" Dress is Couture You Can 3D-Print at Home

Francis Bitonti didn’t just envision a future where everyone can print their own clothes, he created it. Together with students from his “New Skins: Computational Design for…

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Recreus's 3D-Printed Sneaker is Flexible Enough to Fold Up Into a Pocket

Three-dimensional printing has come a long way. Compared with its rigid, unpliable forebears, the Sneakerbot II by Recreus is flexible—so flexible, in fact, that you can crumple it…

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These 3D-Printed Press-On Manicures Are Beyond Insane

NAILED IT But even their plastic offerings aren’t for shrinking violets. Available in bold, saturated colors like amethyst, raspberry, and royal blue, each piece is a textural…

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OpenKnit: An Open-Source "Clothing Printer" That Lets You Make Your Own Garments

There’s 3D printers for chocolate, food, jewelry, houses, plastic parts and now there is a 3D printer to knit your own clothes. The OpenKnit Printer by Gerard Rubio will let you…

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Sebastian Errazuriz Immortalizes Ex-Girlfriends With 3D-Printed Shoes

SHOE LOVERS At first, Errazuriz tried to exorcize his exes by painting their portraits, but obtaining their permissions proved difficult. He then toyed with the idea of shoes because…

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Top 7 Wearable Technology Concepts of 2013 (Vote for the Coolest)

Hankering for more wearable innovations? Plug into our archives…

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Daniel Widrig's 3D-Printed Jewelry Redefines "Wearable Technology"

London architect and artist Daniel Widrig recently showed off Kinesis, his line of customizable 3D wearable sculptures at Design Miami. As implied by the collection’s name, the…

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Victoria's Secret Debuts 3D-Printed Lingerie at Annual Fashion Show

SNOW ANGEL To cap off the wintry motif, the entire outfit was encrusted with millions of Swarovski crystals. The overall effect, according to Peter Weijmarshausen, Shapeways’ CEO,…

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3D-Printed Disposable Panties Are Now a Thing

Photo by Shutterstock Make way in your underwear drawers, ladies (or gents with certain proclivities). The world’s first three-dimensionally printed disposable panties could hit…

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3D-Printed Silver, Stainless Steel Jewelry Available at Neiman Marcus

Neiman Marcus is pushing technology as well as fashion, by adding two 3D printed products to their catalog. In a partnership with Shapeways, the retailer will offer customers an…

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Appalatch Launches Custom-Fit Sweaters, Ethically Made in the U.S.A.

3D printing is all the rage in the tech and design world, making everything from jewelry, sunglasses, furniture, buildings and even food, but has only barely been used to make clothes.…

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Protos Eyewear's 3D-Printed Sunglasses Are Custom-Fitted to Your Face

No two faces are alike, but eyewear is made to be a one-size-fits-all product. With 3D printing though, the game completely changes and you can get eyeglasses perfectly designed and…

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MakerBot Unveils 3D-Printed "Flexible Filament" Dress at NY Fashion Week

Here’s a name you didn’t expect to find on the New York Fashion Week docket: MakerBot. Better known for producing consumer-grade three-dimensional printers that squirt…

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Personalize Your iPhone With Sylvia Heisel's 3D-Printed Bioplastic Cases

What do corn, fashion, and three-dimensional printing have in common? They’re the latest in mobile accessories: a new line of monogramed iPhone cases 3D-printed with polylactic…

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3D-Printed Exoskeleton Could Change the Future of Fixing Broken Bones

As it stands now when you break a bone, a technician wraps your limb in plaster – it’s cheap, moldable to your limb and hard to take off, which means you’re stuck in…

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Yes, You Can Buy a 3D-Printed Bow Tie

Here’s one way to one-up those Billyburg hipsters: swap your fabric bow tie for a three-dimensionally printed one. Monocircus’s dapper accessory doesn’t need excessive…

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Duke Scientists Create a Working "Invisibility Cloak" Using a 3D Printer

Researchers at Duke University have used a consumer-grade 3D printer to make something out of a Sci-Fi movie- an invisibility cloak. Yaroslav Urzhumov and his crew of engineers have…

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