Hand making a suit at home takes $4000, 10 months, cotton picking and a lot of animal shearing

What does it take to truly make a handmade suit? If you want to do every step of the process on your own, it takes a lot and a lot and a lot of work. Think about the materials that go into a suit: the cotton, the wool, the knitting, the silk and more. You have to pick the cotton, you have to shear the sheep, you have… »9/29/15 4:48pm9/29/15 4:48pm

Hydrophobic T-Shirts Are Miraculous—Until You Wash Them

A few weeks ago, an Australian startup offered to send me a T-shirt. I'm not normally on the T-shirt beat, but this one was special. The 100-percent cotton garment featured "patented hydrophobic nanotechnology" to make it super stain-resistant. "I'll be the judge of that," I thought, and a few days later the… »2/26/15 10:10am2/26/15 10:10am

These pictures prove that there's nothing original in the way we dress

Dutch photographer Hans Eijkelboom spend 20 years traveling to megapolis like Paris, New York or Shanghai to document the influence of globalization in the way people dress. His series People of the Twenty-First Century show clear patterns of taste and behavior that repeat across nationalities, races, and cultures. »12/23/14 11:03pm12/23/14 11:03pm

Seeing strangers take off each other's clothes is quite awkward

Here's the official, anted up sequel to First Kiss, called Undress Me, which means "strangers" are taking off each other's clothes now in a video to promote the new season of Masters of Sex. It doesn't quite have the well acted charm of the original and you feel more like a voyeur this time around but watching… »7/10/14 11:00pm7/10/14 11:00pm

Photographs switch the role of parent and child by changing clothes

Mom, you look ridiculous. Son, what the hell are you wearing? These type of conversations go on in every household everywhere. In a generational tug of war between style and comfort it seems like parents and children are on opposite sides. But what if they changed places? What if parents wore the outfits of their… »2/18/14 11:31pm2/18/14 11:31pm

This Clever Gravity-Powered Hook Holds Your Coat Like a Robot Butler

Coat hooks come in two varieties: dainty things that fling your jacket to the floor whenever someone walks by, and torture devices that take five minutes to snake through the loop in your collar. Leave it to the Swedes to come up with the perfect solution, an articulated pincher that's deployed by the weight of your… »1/08/14 5:00pm1/08/14 5:00pm

This Magical Pair of Underwear Can Filter Out Your Fart's Smell

Here's technology we can all get behind for our occasionally smelly behinds. Shreddies is a pair of underwear that promises to filter out farts. Seriously, it's supposed kill your fart's smell and be able to neutralize odors up to 200 times the stinky strength of the average fart. So even if you have a particularly… »10/21/13 10:35pm10/21/13 10:35pm