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


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.