3d printed apparel

Researcher Presents Case Study on Partially 3D Printed Lace-Like Dress

Lace isn’t just for wedding dresses or your grandmother’s doilies anymore, especially not when 3D printing is involved. Researcher Lushan Sun recently presented her case study about a 3D printed…

Manchester Metropolitan University School of Art: Researcher Tests 3D Printed Knitted Textile Structures

Designer Mark Beecroft of the Manchester Metropolitan University School of Art has been exploring the potential of 3D printing in industrial knitting in his recently published paper, ‘Digital interlooping: 3D…

Zaha Hadid Architects 3D Prints an Architecturally-Inspired Hat

In 1934, a new railway opened in New York. Known as the High Line, the railway stretched over the city and carried goods to and from Manhattan’s largest industrial district….

3D Printing of Yoga Apparel and R&D Tax Credits

Yoga is a multifaceted activity as it incorporates asanas (physical exercises), pranayama (breathing techniques) and meditation. Yoga is more than just an expression of various poses – the inside-out detox…

3D Printed Fabric Could Help Keep Wearers Cooler

If you live in a hot climate, or even one that just experiences hot periods, there are few really good arguments for putting clothes on. Trying to maintain your metaphorical…

Tie On Some High Fashion with 3B Army’s New Line of 3D Printed Ties

Some people love ties, and some people hate them. They can be a way to express yourself, or they can be an annoyance that one has to deal with at…

Recipient of 2017 Be3Dimensional Innovation Grant Explores the Possibilities of 3D Printing and Design

One of my favorite areas of 3D printing is that of 3D printed art. It’s an entirely new area, resulting in designs unlike anything that has been seen before. Just…

Next Steps: 5 Predictions Driving the Footwear Industry by 2025

Last week was a huge week in both the $350B footwear industry and the 3D printing materials industries, when two companies I admire and respect, sports powerhouse Adidas and 3D…

Industrial Designer Creates Striking, Entirely 3D Printed Shoes

We’ve written quite a bit about 3D printed shoes lately. Yesterday, we learned that Cleveland Indians pitcher Corey Kluber was the first player to wear partially 3D printed cleats in…

From the Digital Fabrication Zone to the Runway: STEFANAKOU Takes 3D Printing to Fashion

The 3D printing lab at Ryerson University is part of their Design Fabrication Zone, a dedicated workspace that not only engages students but serves as an incubator for ideas and…

Dutch TV Host Designs, Customizes & Watches Her Own Kinematics Dress Being 3D Printed

We’ve followed Nervous System for two years now, with their stunning introduction of 4D printed apparel. Based in Somerville, MA, the design team has since offered numerous projects to the…

Real Clothes: Japanese Designers Create 3D Printed AMIMONO Woven Fashion

Sure, 3D printed fashion is a thing. We’ve seen gold-plated high heels, namebrand sprinting shoes, dresses fit for the urban warrior princess, and even lingerie. This is all footwear and…

Humans and Technology Flirt at the Rio Paralympics Opening Ceremony, Featuring Amy Purdy in a 3D Printed Dress by Danit Peleg

Fashion has certainly come a long way today, thanks to a much more open-minded consumer base that’s willing to express personality and a unique, independent spirit. New technology, tools, and materials…

Electroloom Going Out of Business – But the News Isn’t All Bad for 3D Printed Clothing Fans

It’s always a sad day when any company goes out of business – it’s a sadder day when that company is as interesting and unique as Electroloom. We covered the…

World Champion Sprinter Refines Technique to Beat Her Own Time; Nike Refines Running Shoes in 3D Print

Founded in 1964, it would seem that over the years Nike has only continued to pick up the momentum in a fierce market driven by constant customer demand and sports and…

Ahem! Eyes Up Here, Please: A Focus on SexyCyborg & Her 3D Printing Journey

Surely, plastic surgeons around the world fervently wish that everyone thought like SexyCyborg. While some have no self-consciousness about their bodies no matter what, this Chinese maker who seems to…

Under Armour’s New Innovation Center, the UA Lighthouse, Features 3D Printers, Scanners and Other Advanced Technology

While many apparel, athletic, and athletic apparel companies have been investigating 3D printing as an alternative to their traditional manufacturing methods, one of the most invested has been Under Armour. The…

Modeclix Collection of Eight 3D Printed Dresses Offers Beauty in Design, Movement & Wearability

As statuesque models glide way down the runway, glaring ahead in the most glamorous of ways, excited crowds gather to see the latest in styles, with many imagining in their…

Fashion Drives Economy in Los Angeles & 3D Printing Will Transform Future of Design & Production

Without having ever dipped one toe into the glittering pool of celebrity, glamour, and excitement that surrounds Los Angeles, nearly anyone can tell you that fashion is a big part…

CGTrader’s 2016 Fashion Challenge: Make It Stylish, Make It Trendy, Make It 3D Printable!

CGTrader is ready to rock 2016 right away with a challenge that offers 3D designers a venue for showing off their work as well as offering an awesome opportunity to…

Tiffany Trenda: 3D Printed Fashion & Technology Lead to Human Synchronicity

Remember when you saw sci-fi movies as a kid and all the clothes seemed so space age and outlandish? Or how about that one kid in school who was brave…

On Kickstarter Now: Wiivv Customized 3D Printed Insoles Solve Common Foot Pain & Fatigue

Wiivv is in the business of making 3D printed custom gear with human comfort in mind, starting with the feet. Their custom arches are meant to allow active people to…

3D Printing Will Disrupt Fast Fashion, Help Eliminate Sweatshops, Empower Consumers

Industry is, of course, completely centered on supply and demand. And while there are many facets to manufacturing and business, few areas are as fast-paced or as fickle as the…

Wiivv Wearables Completes $3.5M Seed Round Funding, Looks Toward Kickstarter Campaign

Bionics company Wiivv Wearables, Inc. has just announced the closing of $3.5M in seed round funding, led by Eclipse VC (formerly Formation 8 Hardware Fund), and Real Ventures, and is also the…