3D printed clothing

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…

2017 Vancouver Fashion Week: Australian Designer to Debut Dress with 150 3D Printed Butterflies

Artists, and most certainly fashion designers, are known for their willingness to take risks. With the advent of the 3D printer, not only could they suddenly branch out into a…

Fashion Designer Babette Sperling Uses WillowFlex Filament to 3D Print Secret Messages in Natural Materials

3D printed fashion has been a hot topic in the last couple of years, and there’s no denying that it’s really cool. I’ve seen one 3D printed fashion show in…

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…

Traditional Portuguese Dress Preserved in Beautiful 3D Printed Figures from Diverte

These days, styles of dress are pretty homogenized across the world. Sure, there are still variations based on culture or religion, but compared to prior centuries, we modern humans tend…

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…

Is Egypt Ready for 3D Printed Fashion? Designer Sara Hegazy Hopes So

I’m not sure if the Metropolitan Museum of Art imagined just how popular their “Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology” exhibit was going to be until the…

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…

Dutch Fashion Designer Maartje Dijkstra 3D Prints a Moving, Breathing Dress Inspired by Traditional Dutch Costumes and Insect Exoskeletons

Dutch fashion designer Maartje Dijkstra used a 3D printing pen, a desktop 3D printer, LED lights and micromotors to create an incredible avant garde dress that is both stunning and,…

The Fantastic 3D Printed Neckties from the 3DTie Project Look and Move Like Real Fabric

In the last few years we have seen some pretty amazing 3D printed clothing, from high fashion to the high tech. But as cool of those designs are, they’re really…

3D Fashion: New Research Project Wants the Fashion of the Future to be 3D Printed

In the past few years we have seen 3D printing used to create some amazing things that most of us probably couldn’t have dreamed of happening in our lifetime. The…

3Doodler Artist Profile: Erica Gray’s Futuristic ‘Forms Organic’

If you are like me and have a fascination with all things 3Doodler and 3D printed fashion in equal measures, then you may have already caught the amazing 3Doodled fashion…

Open Source Fashion Manifesto Asks You to 3D Print Your Clothes & Rock the Runway in a Brave New Fashion World

I love a good manifesto—whether it’s political or personal. Assuming it’s not of a feverish or crazy Unibomber-ish slant, interesting ideas are usually presented by progressive writers offering an aim for change….

3D Printed Bras from Trusst Lingerie Provide a New Level of Support for Full-Figured Women

I’ve seen a few “Things that Men Will Never Understand” lists floating around the Internet lately. Always good for a few minutes of amusement, a lot of them hit the…

Cosyflex: Tamicare’s 3D Textile Printing Technology Goes into Mass Production

Like many 3D printed inventions, smart textiles still seem, to me, to be straight out of a science fiction novel or movie. A dress that knows when you’re stressed out? We’ve…

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…

Using 3D Printing and Technology to Stay Fashionable and Save the World

It is pretty hard to deny that the modern world is very much a consumer culture. Just the amount of food, personal electronics, retail packaging and clothing that we discard…

Cannes: EuroJersey Highlights 3D Printed Swimsuits Inspired by Mediterranean Sea

As creative types hit the drawing board with new ideas and that familiar fire in the belly, they are generally working with material or concepts they are knowledgeable and passionate about. We are…

Ancient Bacteria Powers This Printed Bio-Skin Clothing That Opens Air Vents as You Sweat

In 1086 famous samurai and the commander-in-chief of the defense of the North of Japan Minamoto no Yoshiie was in the midst of an extended battle campaign. While he and…

3DS’ New Fabricate Application: 4 Steps to Wearable Fashion Right Off a Cube 3D Printer

We’ve seen 3D printed fashion already, tromping down runways and looking fierce (or some that’s more ferocious than fierce)…but let’s be honest: like most runway ensembles, it really isn’t meant for…

3D Printed Apparel Integrates Weaponry: Israeli Student Designs Collection to Include Spikes, Rope, Cable

While clothing is meant to be a protective device, unless it’s the dead of winter or we are heading out on a primitive camping trip we tend to forget that…

Danit Peleg Creates First 3D Printed Fashion Collection Printed Entirely at Home

Without a doubt 3D printing is beginning to gain some traction within the fashion industry. It has gained popularity by some of the industry’s most popular designers, and has attracted…

Anouk Wipprecht’s 3D Printed Audi A4 Dress Collection Brings Incredible Virtual Reality to Fashion

Just when you think you have seen everything there is within the fashion industry, something always seems to jump up and grab you unexpectedly. For Dutch designer Anouk Wipprecht, her…

Chanel’s Karl Lagerfeld Stuns the Celebrities With 3D Printed Fashion Design

Over the past couple of years, we have really begun to see 3D printed fashion actually become a “thing”. It was just 3-4 years ago that even the mention of…