fashion

Stratasys and threeASFOUR Show Math-Inspired 3D Printed Dresses at New York Fashion Week

Nature in its infinite forms seems at first blush to be random and chaotic. There doesn’t seem to be an overriding logic to it all. And yet, looking closer we see…

Ohne Titel Wows at New York Fashion Week with Shapeways 3D Printed Dress

3D printing in fashion… Is it a new trend or is it a novelty? Often I am asked if I think 3D printed garments will replace traditional textiles and manufacturing….

Alexis Walsh Shows 3D Printed Spire Dress and Lysis Collection at New York Fashion Week

The James A. Farley Post Office Building in New York, just across the street from Penn Station, bears an oft-quoted inscription over its entrance: “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom…

Designer Uses 3Doodler to Draw Fashion into the 21st Century

Patrick Tai Is nothing if not patient. The recent Art Institute of Charlotte, fashion design graduate spent nearly one hundred hours creating a dress in 3D. It was also his first project…

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…

3D Print Provides Models for Unmade Knitwear

The images conjured up in the minds of most people when they think about knitting involve little old ladies in rocking chairs working on afghans or bulky sweaters while chatting…

3D Printing Will Play a Central Role in the 2016 Met Gala and Fashion Exhibition

Every year New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute throws a gala to raise money for the museum’s benefit. And while that may sound like a stuffy party for…

Who’s Afraid of 3D Printing? Kanye West Evidently Is!

If you sat down and made a “pros” and “cons” list of the ways in which the internet has changed or at least had a notable impact on your life,…

3D Printed Adrenaline Dress from Chromat Knows When You Feel Stressed

No matter what the material, at some point in human history people have used it for clothing. Lady Gaga wore a dress made of meat to the VMAs, Japanese Samuri had armor…

Eyebeam and Shapeways Present a New Collection of 3D Printed Fashion

Emerging artists, especially those working in non-traditional media, often find it difficult to make ends meet and get access to the equipment and materials they need to create their work….

Rapid Prototyping through 3D Printing Lends a Helping Hand to Startup Garibaldi Japanese Selvedge Denim Watches

In 1972, Japan’s first ever selvedge denim was produced in Kojima at Kurabo Mills. Since then, Japanese selvedge denim has become well-known and well-loved by denim enthusiasts the world over…

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…

It’s Like Walking on Air With These 3D Printed Shock-Absorbing Shoes

We’ve seen 3D printed shoes before–what is interesting to note is that these stories are becoming increasingly common as the technology becomes more accepted as a method for footwear design…

Future of Penetration? Sexy Chinese Girl Shows You How to Penetrate Security with 3D Printed Shoes

Back in July, you may recall a story we did on a young woman who goes by the moniker, “SexyCyborg”. She had created a very skimpy LED Hikaru Skirt with…

3D Printed Footwear the Key for Prototyping & Experimentation

Five years ago, shoe designer Rachael Noon started to experiment with the creation of outdoor footwear using injection molding as the fabrication technique. However, she soon found that the creation…

3D Printed Dior Eyes: French Fashion House Allows Fans Behind the Scenes With This Device

Lights, cameras–and, don your 3D printed headsets, please! As many of us look to cutting edge fashion designers to see what the next trends are, it’s fascinating to see them…

China’s Nanjing Arts Institute Debuts Incredible 3D Printed Fashion

If you were to ask me just two years ago if 3D printing and fashion would ever successfully converge, my answer would have been a very confident “NO!”. Today if…

NYC’s 3D Print Fashion Show Doesn’t Disappoint — Materialise & Melinda Looi Shine

Yesterday I had the pleasure of attending my first 3D print fashion show at 3D Print Week in New York City. On second thought, it was actually my first fashion…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — April 11, 2015

This week’s 3D printing stories we didn’t cover run the gamut from quite serious to whimsical, beginning with serious news of an MIT student’s use of 3D printing to document…

Xuberance Unveils Intricate 3D Printed Wedding Dress at TCT Asia

What an incredible thing to meet your soul mate and engage in all the phases of a relationship which many often hope will lead to the ultimate summation: The proposal….

This 3D Printed Swimsuit Will Totally Blow Your Mind – Printed on a MakerBot 3D Printer

As 3D printing gradually inches its way into the fashion industry, individuals and companies continue to experiment with how the technology can be used in order to fabricate clothing unlike…

La Moda & 3D Printing Technology are a High Fashion Match Made in Italy

Gruppo Meccaniche Luciani is an Italian footwear mold manufacturer. Their creations are often demonstrations of La Moda at its finest. Gruppo Meccaniche Luciani has invested heavily in new technologies and advanced…

Lung x Lung Creates Unique 3D Printed Shoes with Interchangeable Heels

Only a couple years ago, the thought of 3D printing shoes was one that simply did not make sense. This was especially the case when it came to doing so…

Adriana Restrepo Demonstrates Unique, Articulate Fashion Design with 3Doodler 3D Printing Pen

Over the last year or so, there have been a plethora of fashion designers dabbling with 3D printing technology. While 3D printing provides for unique details and innovative designs which…