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A Menswear Company Used Data To Design A Better Dress Shirt

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Bonobos opened in 2007 with the mission of providing better-fitting pants.  When the menswear site wanted to provide a superior dress shirt, the company turned to data.  Using a platform from data company Qualtrics, Bonobos polled its customers on what they liked and didn't like about their current dress shirts.  The...
A Menswear Company Used Data To Design A Better Dress Shirt

Ward off malaria -- and look sexy doing it

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Cornell University scientists tell infectious disease to buzz off with hooded garment infused with strong doses of insecticide. [Read more]...
Ward off malaria -- and look sexy doing it

Stealth Ware: An Anti-Drone Hoodie and Scarf

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No, really, this garment might fool the infrared cameras mounted on drones....
Stealth Ware: An Anti-Drone Hoodie and Scarf
Comp Sci PhDs apply advanced geometry, 3D simulation to improving e-commerce (exclusive)

Wearable computing: How technology will soon be stitched into our lives

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Artifact wearable technology designer Jennifer Darmour at the office with her Jawbone and Nike+ Fuelband. This garment, designed by Darmour, can track your body’s movements and improve your Pilates performance. Photo via Leo Lam. Ah, wearable computing. Whether it’s geeky wristbands you can wear in the shower or the Seattle...
Wearable computing: How technology will soon be stitched into our lives

Like-A-Hug? The Facebook vest that gives you a hug from your friends

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MIT students have designed a 'wearable social media vest' that translates every virtual Facebook 'like' into a real hugEver wanted more from your social media? Is all that clicking and typing not quite hitting the spot? When the momentary excitement from that vibrating alert in your pocket fades, are you...
Like-A-Hug? The Facebook vest that gives you a hug from your friends

9 Ways to Geek Out Your T-Shirt Collection

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A t-shirt isn’t just a cotton garment, it’s a form of communication, a personal billboard that lets you get a message out to the world in a medium that offers the minimum of effort.Whether your geek tendencies lean towards gaming, Apple, space, film or social media, we’ve got a...
9 Ways to Geek Out Your T-Shirt Collection

High-tech tank top doubles as yoga coach

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Fitness and fashion technology come together in Move, a body-tracking garment that can tell when you're slouching and when you're stretching. [Read more]...
High-tech tank top doubles as yoga coach
Fit Of Passion Lets You Buy Jeans Online… That Fit
No, you don't look fat in that shirt: Virtusize searches for the perfect online fit

With 'Ping' clothing, status updates literally tap you on the shoulder

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Arduino-powered clothing is nothing new; we've seen CO2-detecting dresses, compass belts and inbox-checking T-shirts all within the last six months. But this Ping social networking garment concept is not quite the same thing. Where those were DIY projects with a single-function, Ping is the brainchild of a professional UI...
With 'Ping' clothing, status updates literally tap you on the shoulder

Can Clothes Horse’s Secret Algorithm Help You Buy Clothes That Actually Fit?

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The men of Clothes Horse, confident that they're wearing the right size. Last April, Stephanie Clifford's New York Times story, "One Size Fits Nobody," went viral. (Or at least as viral as a non-Linsane animal-based memes can possibly go.) That's probably because Ms. Clifford's confession--that she varies anywhere from a...
Can Clothes Horse’s Secret Algorithm Help You Buy Clothes That Actually Fit?

'Woven' turns you into a Kinect

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Two Dutch design students create a concept garment that doubles as game hardware, and could even function as a television remote. [Read more]...
'Woven' turns you into a Kinect

20-Year-Old College Dropout Has A Plan To Save The American Clothing Industry

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At 20 years old, Madison Maxey should be finishing up her second year of college.  Instead she's dropping out to become one of this year's 20 Thiel fellows. The program was launched by PayPal founder Peter Thiel to give inspiring young entrepreneurs the funding ($100,000), time (two years), and mentorship needed for their creative work....
20-Year-Old College Dropout Has A Plan To Save The American Clothing Industry

What would you do with an invisibility cloak? | Open thread

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A device with the power to make pets vanish has been hailed as a first step towards invisibility. Tell us where you'd go undetectedScientists have unveiled the latest step towards creating an invisibility cloak. In the quest to be able to make people and objects completely unseen, a new device...
What would you do with an invisibility cloak? | Open thread

Here Are Three Of The Most Exciting Startups Out Of TechStars Boston

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After sorting through thousands of applicants for its three-month accelerator program, TechStars Boston recently announced the 14 startups in its spring 2013 class.   Now in its sixth class, TechStars Boston, has mentored companies like Localytics, Kinvey, and Memrise.  We recently got a chance to learn more about some of...
Here Are Three Of The Most Exciting Startups Out Of TechStars Boston

Moda Operandi Lets You Buy Fashion Week Looks, Now

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Editor’s Note: Event Partnerships Manager Leslie Hitchcock is a non-editorial TechCrunch employee. In addition to working at TechCrunch and being super fashionable, she reviews startups and tech products occasionally on her personal blog, Leslie Just Joined. Have you ever been at a New York Fashion Week runway show and been irritated that you...
Moda Operandi Lets You Buy Fashion Week Looks, Now

Custom Jeans Won't Make Your Butt Look Big, Will Change The Way You Shop

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The future of shopping means every garment--and shopping experience--can be customized to fit both your body and your thirst for discovery.I’ve seen this scenario before, but I will not name names. A woman with a delightful and sensible figure, who looks quite gorgeous from any angle, cranes her neck around...
Custom Jeans Won't Make Your Butt Look Big, Will Change The Way You Shop

Woven's wearable platform for gaming, cool points and a whole lot more (video)

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TshirtOS showed us one take on wearable gadgetry earlier this month, and now it's Woven's turn. This particular e-garment packs quite the selection of hardware, as you can see above -- a trio of LilyPad Arduino boards (and some custom ones), a Bluetooth module, 12 x 12 RGB LED...
Woven's wearable platform for gaming, cool points and a whole lot more (video)
Amazon pulls t-shirts promoting rape and violence that seller claims were auto-generated

Virtusize Brings Its Virtual Fitting Solution To The UK, Signs Deal With Fashion Retailer ASOS

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There are an abundance of startups trying to solve the problem of how to “try on” clothes online, with a range of different approaches and technology — a competition we’ve previously likened to a space race where nobody has yet landed on the moon. Today, Virtusize launches its virtual fitting...
Virtusize Brings Its Virtual Fitting Solution To The UK, Signs Deal With Fashion Retailer ASOS

Finding Inspiration in Uncommon Sources: 12 Places to Look

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  Inspiration can be a fickle thing. Most designers, when lacking ideas, turn to design galleries to find ideas. But there are a few problems with that approach. The most obvious is that when taking inspiration from similar mediums, there’s a fine line between “inspired by” and “copied”. To some...
Finding Inspiration in Uncommon Sources: 12 Places to Look

TSA Declares Themselves Fashion & Funny Police

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While we were just discussing an accusation against the TSA for racial profiling (GASP!), did you know that they were also the official state-sponsored fashion and humor police? I mean, who couldn't see these guys adjudicating your local fashion show? TSA uniforms: like Michael Jackson, but creepier Image Source. CC...
TSA Declares Themselves Fashion & Funny Police

Ping Clothing Tracks You, Automatically Updates Facebook

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Fashion designer Jennifer Darmour’s new line is called Ping. It contains sensors that discern what you’re doing based upon your body movements and automatically updates your Facebook profile accordingly: Lift up a hood, tie a bow, zip, button, and simply move, bend and swing to ping your friends naturally and...
Ping Clothing Tracks You, Automatically Updates Facebook

Researchers successfully weave flexible batteries into fabric

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Clothing with gadgets sewn into them are nothing new, but researchers at the Polytechnic School of Montreal are taking wearable electronics to a new level — textiles that are made out of batteries. The research team was able to build extremely flexible batteries by sandwiching thermoplastic materials together, omitting...
Researchers successfully weave flexible batteries into fabric

This San Francisco Startup Could Have Dressed Zuckerberg For Wall Street Success

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Oh, come on. Hoodie-hating analyst Michael Pachter of Wedbush Securities, who slammed Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for his informal getup, now claims that it would have been okay if he showed up in a "jacket over jeans." Or some kind of mythical "pinstriped hoodie." Well, thanks to the endless ingenuity...
This San Francisco Startup Could Have Dressed Zuckerberg For Wall Street Success

Stealth Wear: An Anti-Drone Hoodie and Scarf

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No, really, this garment might fool the infrared cameras mounted on drones....
Stealth Wear: An Anti-Drone Hoodie and Scarf

Apple Wins Patents for Smart Garment, iPod Touch and More

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Apple Wins Patents for Smart Garment, iPod Touch and More
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