Gallery: Vega Wang’s Electroluminescent Garments Are Out of This World

Vega Zaishi Wang, electroluminescence, The Creators Project, China, wearable technology, eco-fashion, sustainable fashion, green fashion, ethical fashion, sustainable style, Beijing, Central Saint Martins

Vega Zaishi Wang’s “Alpha Lyrae” collection wouldn’t look out of place on the set of TRON 3. Named for one of the celestial bodies in our night sky, the eight-piece lineup harnesses electroluminescent technology to evoke the haunting beauty of the cosmos. The garments made their official debut in September at The Creators Project event in Beijing, where Wang teamed up with UFO Media Lab, electronic musician Zhang Shou Wang, and the lighting wizards at Top Right Optoelectronics to create an immersive, three-dimensional environment for her otherworldly designs. Consider this one small step for a fashion designer, one giant leap for fashion design.

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One Response to “Vega Wang’s Electroluminescent Garments Are Out of This World”

  1. macdoodle says:

    How long does the lighting last? Is it practical for outerwear for eve sports/ bike riding? Could be a good addition for safety.

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