fashion

Penn State Student Focuses Business Plan on Custom 3D Printed Shoes

Penn State Student Focuses Business Plan on Custom 3D Printed Shoes

The world of fashion is a fantastic place for exploring the limitations and possibilities present in 3D printing technology. From burgeoning designers such as 13-year-old Ariel Swedroe to heavy hitters like Iris van Herpen, advanced manufacturing is becoming recognized for the pathways to sartorial expression that it is helping to create. Its integration into the […]

The world of fashion is a fantastic place for exploring the limitations and possibilities present in 3D printing technology. From burgeoning designers such as 13-year-old Ariel Swedroe to heavy hitters like Iris van Herpen, advanced manufacturing is becoming...
3D Printed Dress from Iris van Herpen Pushes Boundaries of Fashion

3D Printed Dress from Iris van Herpen Pushes Boundaries of Fashion

Too many people believe that art and science exist as polar opposites and have delineated the disciplines as existing in an irreconcilable dichotomy that acts to drive the two types of knowledge apart. This conceptualization of the knowledge cultures is akin to placing two magnets next to each other such that their same poles when […]

Too many people believe that art and science exist as polar opposites and have delineated the disciplines as existing in an irreconcilable dichotomy that acts to drive the two types of knowledge apart. This conceptualization of the knowledge cultures is akin to...
Bespoke Mannequin Production by Hans Boodt Gets a Boost from 3D Printing

Bespoke Mannequin Production by Hans Boodt Gets a Boost from 3D Printing

Unless you’ve just recently watched the ’80s cult classic Mannequin, you may not have given a lot of thought to the creatures sporting the latest fashions in store windows around the world. However, these models deserve more than just a passing glance. The mannequin is more than just an elaborate method of hanging clothes, but […]

Unless you’ve just recently watched the ’80s cult classic Mannequin, you may not have given a lot of thought to the creatures sporting the latest fashions in store windows around the world. However, these models deserve more than just a passing glance. The...
3D Printed Fabric Could Help Keep Wearers Cooler

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 cool as sweat is pouring down your back and your core temperature reaches critical overload can be nigh on impossible. In addition, poor temperature controls […]

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 cool as sweat is pouring down your back and your core temperature reaches critical overload...
Seth Aaron by Feetz Line Hits the Runway in Debut of the First 3D Printed Designer Shoe and Accessory Collection

Seth Aaron by Feetz Line Hits the Runway in Debut of the First 3D Printed Designer Shoe and Accessory Collection

We have been following San Diego-based technology company Feetz ever since we first heard Founder and CEO Lucy Beard’s custom 3D printed shoe pitch back in 2014. Not long after, the company raised $1.25 million in a seed funding round, and 3DPrint.com had the chance to check out a 3D printed preview pair of Feetz, as […]

We have been following San Diego-based technology company Feetz ever since we first heard Founder and CEO Lucy Beard’s custom 3D printed shoe pitch back in 2014. Not long after, the company raised $1.25 million in a seed funding round, and 3DPrint.com had the...
Two-Time Project Runway Winner Teaming Up with Feetz to Launch 3D Printed Designer Shoe Line

Two-Time Project Runway Winner Teaming Up with Feetz to Launch 3D Printed Designer Shoe Line

3D printed fashion has hit the runway more times than I can count, and less than a month ago the bomber jacket by Israeli designer Danit Peleg became the first commercially available 3D printed garment. Two years ago, the designers on one of my favorite reality television shows, Emmy-nominated Project Runway, had the chance to use […]

3D printed fashion has hit the runway more times than I can count, and less than a month ago the bomber jacket by Israeli designer Danit Peleg became the first commercially available 3D printed garment. Two years ago, the designers on one of my favorite reality...
Teenage Fashion Designer Utilizes Laser Cutting and 3D Printing to Make Colorful Collections

Teenage Fashion Designer Utilizes Laser Cutting and 3D Printing to Make Colorful Collections

If anyone thinks that a teenager can’t run their own business, they clearly haven’t met Florida fashion designer Ariel Swedroe. The 13-year-old from Miami has been sewing since she was 8 years old, and will soon be showing her bright and colorful resort-wear collection at next month’s Miami Swim Week. Swedroe makes made-to-order couture pieces as Swedroe Art […]

If anyone thinks that a teenager can’t run their own business, they clearly haven’t met Florida fashion designer Ariel Swedroe. The 13-year-old from Miami has been sewing since she was 8 years old, and will soon be showing her bright and colorful...
RESHAPE 17: Programmable Skins Competition Kicks Off With Partners IN(3D)USTRY and Noumena Studio

RESHAPE 17: Programmable Skins Competition Kicks Off With Partners IN(3D)USTRY and Noumena Studio

Online digital platform RESHAPE promotes the design, research, and production of digital ideas, and represents a large international community of makers, designers, and customers who are inspired by innovation and want to explore the implications and applications of technology in today’s society. In 2014, RESHAPE held a Digital Craft Competition, and then a Wearable Technology […]

Online digital platform RESHAPE promotes the design, research, and production of digital ideas, and represents a large international community of makers, designers, and customers who are inspired by innovation and want to explore the implications and applications of...
3Dwalla and Fashion Design Student Design and 3D Print New Fabrics for Maternity Wear Collection

3Dwalla and Fashion Design Student Design and 3D Print New Fabrics for Maternity Wear Collection

In 2015, Monik Shah founded the 3D printing service 3Dwalla in Mumbai, which offers 3D printing and prototyping services to accelerate product development and innovation. The startup, with a tagline of “Prints Beyond Paper,” encourages people to design and manufacture products that can compete in our ever-changing world, and the team of 3Dwalla experts help enthusiasts, […]

In 2015, Monik Shah founded the 3D printing service 3Dwalla in Mumbai, which offers 3D printing and prototyping services to accelerate product development and innovation. The startup, with a tagline of “Prints Beyond Paper,” encourages people to design and...
3D Printing in Fashion: Designers Alexis Walsh and Justin Hattendorf Tell Us About Their 3D Printed Apex Coat

3D Printing in Fashion: Designers Alexis Walsh and Justin Hattendorf Tell Us About Their 3D Printed Apex Coat

Alexis Walsh is a fashion designer we’ve been following for a while, ever since she introduced her 3D printed fashion with the Lysis Collection in 2015. We also admired her 3D printed Spire Dress a year later, and we were excited to learn that she has recently completed a new 3D printed project in collaboration with up-and-coming […]

Alexis Walsh is a fashion designer we’ve been following for a while, ever since she introduced her 3D printed fashion with the Lysis Collection in 2015. We also admired her 3D printed Spire Dress a year later, and we were excited to learn that she has recently...
2017 Vancouver Fashion Week: Australian Designer to Debut Dress with 150 3D Printed Butterflies

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 wealth of infinite new directions, but they were afforded previously unheard of self-sustainability in manufacturing, making everything from museum-quality couture to the avant-garde and even […]

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 wealth of infinite new directions, but they were afforded previously unheard of...
Odo Fioravanti Creates 3D Printed 'Bern' Clutch for Maison 203

Odo Fioravanti Creates 3D Printed 'Bern' Clutch for Maison 203

Last April, we covered the fascinating 3D printed ‘Ivy’ clutch by Odo Fioravanti. For 2017, Fioravanti has created another clutch for Maison 203. Like his ‘Ivy’ and ‘Armure’ clutches that were also designed for Maison 203, the ‘Bern’ clutch is a hard shelled case that is securely latched with hidden magnets, but that’s where the […]

Last April, we covered the fascinating 3D printed ‘Ivy’ clutch by Odo Fioravanti. For 2017, Fioravanti has created another clutch for Maison 203. Like his ‘Ivy’ and ‘Armure’ clutches that were also designed for Maison 203, the...
Hoet and Aoyama Unveil New Line of Custom 3D Printed Eyeglass Frames for Yuniku

Hoet and Aoyama Unveil New Line of Custom 3D Printed Eyeglass Frames for Yuniku

Tomorrow in Munich the doors will open at Opti, an international trade show for optics and design that attracts exhibitors and visitors from around the world. The show, which has been going on for ten years now, will dedicate a portion of its space to looking back at its own history and the groundbreaking products […]

Tomorrow in Munich the doors will open at Opti, an international trade show for optics and design that attracts exhibitors and visitors from around the world. The show, which has been going on for ten years now, will dedicate a portion of its space to looking back at...
CES BeautyTech: Augmented Reality Fashion Show With YouCam Makeup

CES BeautyTech: Augmented Reality Fashion Show With YouCam Makeup

Fashion has been an arena of augmented reality ever since the first neck ring lengthened the neck of its wearer or the first shape-changing stay was introduced into the first corset. As the term augmented reality has taken on new meanings with advances in technology, fashion has continued to work to take reality and add to it, […]

Fashion has been an arena of augmented reality ever since the first neck ring lengthened the neck of its wearer or the first shape-changing stay was introduced into the first corset. As the term augmented reality has taken on new meanings with advances in technology,...
3D Printed Vortex Dress Brings the Intergalactic to Fashion

3D Printed Vortex Dress Brings the Intergalactic to Fashion

This dress is out of this world. The Vortex Dress, created by fashion designer and design engineer Laura Thapthimkuna, is as close as you can get to interstellar fashion. But just because it looks like it came from outer space doesn’t mean that the design just fell down from the heavens. Instead, it is the […]

This dress is out of this world. The Vortex Dress, created by fashion designer and design engineer Laura Thapthimkuna, is as close as you can get to interstellar fashion. But just because it looks like it came from outer space doesn’t mean that the design just...
3D Modeling Helps Loopcreative Rethink Hanging With Sculptural Clothing Rack

3D Modeling Helps Loopcreative Rethink Hanging With Sculptural Clothing Rack

We’ve all seen stores like this. Boutiques with fewer items of clothing for sale than you might pack for a weekend at your parents’ house. I rarely buy anything at these shops, I can’t afford to, but I always go in. I do this not because I am a glutton for punishment, but because many of these […]

We’ve all seen stores like this. Boutiques with fewer items of clothing for sale than you might pack for a weekend at your parents’ house. I rarely buy anything at these shops, I can’t afford to, but I always go in. I do this not because I am a...
Safilo and the Stratasys J750 3D Printer: Making Beautiful Eyewear Together

Safilo and the Stratasys J750 3D Printer: Making Beautiful Eyewear Together

Glasses are often more than just an aid for those of us with poor eyesight; they also make a fashion statement. Whether with that opportunity we want to emphasize pure practicality or lead others to believe our lives are a walk on the wild side, there are no shortage of designers and designer options for eyewear. […]

Glasses are often more than just an aid for those of us with poor eyesight; they also make a fashion statement. Whether with that opportunity we want to emphasize pure practicality or lead others to believe our lives are a walk on the wild side, there are no shortage...
Realism in Retail: Long Tall Sally 3D Scans an Actual Customer for a Mannequin that Represents Real Women

Realism in Retail: Long Tall Sally 3D Scans an Actual Customer for a Mannequin that Represents Real Women

It’s not often that you see a mannequin that looks even remotely human, much less that you see yourself in the one donning the clothes being sold in the store. I mean, we all have that one friend who is nearly perfect, but even s/he is easily distinguishable from her/his stationary counterpart. The folks at Long Tall Sally […]

It’s not often that you see a mannequin that looks even remotely human, much less that you see yourself in the one donning the clothes being sold in the store. I mean, we all have that one friend who is nearly perfect, but even s/he is easily distinguishable...
3D Printing a Path to Sartorial Perfection: Tailors Mark Uses 3D Technology for Better Fit

3D Printing a Path to Sartorial Perfection: Tailors Mark Uses 3D Technology for Better Fit

Even for people who are reasonably satisfied with their own bodies, clothes shopping can leave you with the impression that you are a malformed freak of nature. For those who have the opportunity to have clothing tailored, the realization that we are all beautiful if our clothes would just fit us right is very satisfying. […]

Even for people who are reasonably satisfied with their own bodies, clothes shopping can leave you with the impression that you are a malformed freak of nature. For those who have the opportunity to have clothing tailored, the realization that we are all beautiful if...
Is Egypt Ready for 3D Printed Fashion? Designer Sara Hegazy Hopes So

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 crowds started pouring in. The exhibit, which opened on May 5, was scheduled to close on August 14, but after attracting 350,000 visitors in the […]

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 crowds started pouring in. The exhibit, which opened on May 5, was scheduled to close...
Exclusive Interview: Designer Francis Bitonti Talks New Direction for Studio, Product Design, and the 3D Printing Industry

Exclusive Interview: Designer Francis Bitonti Talks New Direction for Studio, Product Design, and the 3D Printing Industry

It may not be Silicon Valley, but residing in New York City certainly has its perks for a tech reporter, especially for one with a keen enjoyment for design and fashion. When 3D printing technology is utilized for high-end design or product development, which has been the case more so now than ever before, it offers us […]

It may not be Silicon Valley, but residing in New York City certainly has its perks for a tech reporter, especially for one with a keen enjoyment for design and fashion. When 3D printing technology is utilized for high-end design or product development, which has been...
UK Student Strives for the Perfect Fit With Her 3D Printed Lingerie

UK Student Strives for the Perfect Fit With Her 3D Printed Lingerie

From catwalks across the globe to museum exhibits like Manus x Machina, the recent impact of 3D printing technology on the fashion industry has never been more apparent than it is today. Not only has additive manufacturing helped esteemed designers create complex garments, it also allows the garment to be personalized for the body of […]

From catwalks across the globe to museum exhibits like Manus x Machina, the recent impact of 3D printing technology on the fashion industry has never been more apparent than it is today. Not only has additive manufacturing helped esteemed designers create complex...
Materialise Helps Fashion Designers 3D Print Dresses for “Manus x Machina” Exhibit at the MET

Materialise Helps Fashion Designers 3D Print Dresses for “Manus x Machina” Exhibit at the MET

Since October of last year, we’ve been well-aware of the influence that 3D printing technology would have at the technology-driven fashion exhibit that recently opened in the New York City-based Metropolitan Museum of Art. The exhibit, which is called Manus x Machina: Fashion in the Age of Technology, was put together by the Costume Institute’s […]

Since October of last year, we’ve been well-aware of the influence that 3D printing technology would have at the technology-driven fashion exhibit that recently opened in the New York City-based Metropolitan Museum of Art. The exhibit, which is called Manus x Machina:...
Stratasys Helps Fashion Designer Noa Raviv Create 3D Printed Dress Collection for New Met Fashion Exhibit

Stratasys Helps Fashion Designer Noa Raviv Create 3D Printed Dress Collection for New Met Fashion Exhibit

As celebrities and fashion designers filed into the New York City-based Metropolitan Museum of Art for the 2016 Met Gala, many fashion critics and fans began debating the best and worst dressed attendees of the extravagant evening. We’ve covered the impact of 3D printing and technology on this year’s Met Gala on a couple of […]

As celebrities and fashion designers filed into the New York City-based Metropolitan Museum of Art for the 2016 Met Gala, many fashion critics and fans began debating the best and worst dressed attendees of the extravagant evening. We’ve covered the impact of 3D...
Rokit Shows Off New Stealth 300 and Invivo Bio Printer, Food Safe and Wearable Flexible Filaments at Inside 3D Printing New York

Rokit Shows Off New Stealth 300 and Invivo Bio Printer, Food Safe and Wearable Flexible Filaments at Inside 3D Printing New York

There were a lot of 3D printer manufacturers on hand at the Inside 3D Printing Conference and Expo New York, some familiar and some not so familiar. As I reported on in July, among the many 3D printer manufacturers in South Korea only one had managed to reach US shores and that was HyVision with […]

There were a lot of 3D printer manufacturers on hand at the Inside 3D Printing Conference and Expo New York, some familiar and some not so familiar. As I reported on in July, among the many 3D printer manufacturers in South Korea only one had managed to reach US...
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