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A dress that changes shape points to the future of wearables At #NYFW

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Wearable technology might conjure up images of chunky watches that track our steps or enable phone calls, but there’s a heap of other experimentation occurring if you step into the world of fashion.

At New York Fashion Week this week, for example, architectural sportswear label Chromat unveiled a technology-enabled dress that expands and collapses based on the wearer’s body temperature, adrenaline or stress levels. Launched in partnership with Intel and accordingly hosting the button-sized Intel Curie chip, it is made from 3-D printed panels and an adaptable carbon fiber framework.

Head over to Forbes to read more about it.

By Rachel Arthur

Rachel Arthur is Editor-in-Chief of Current Daily, the leading news source for fashion, retail and innovation, and the co-host of its weekly Innovators podcast. She otherwise serves as Co-Founder and Chief Innovation Officer of Current Global, a transformation consultancy driving growth within fashion luxury and retail. By background she is an award-winning business journalist and consultant, contributing to titles including Wired, Forbes and Business of Fashion.

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