I'm constantly shocked by how many people don't know the basics of dressing for warmth in the outdoors. Even more people aren't equipped with the basics for sleeping warmly on a cold night. It's all simple and cheap, read this and make no more excuses.
Other than lasers and Elon Musk, magnets might be the most superhuman objects we have on this dear Earth of ours. They can make things fly, they can make things stick, they can demolish laptops, they can make you squeal and scream and feel like a kid. Another thing magnets can do? Make clothes. The two dresses above…
This robotic spider dress made by Dutch designer Anouk Wipprecht and Austrian software developer Daniel Schatzmayr is creeping me out but also turning me on at the same exact time. I don't know what to think—if those crawling spindly robot legs are scary or if they're just sexy.
What has Lady GaGa done to the world? It seems all anyone wants to wear is meat clothes or bubble dresses. Now there's this admittedly kind of flattering dress that dispenses milk and alcohol for playing truth or dare.
Sure, this girl certainly looks happy in her frilly dress made of recycled VHS tapes, but don't forget that a precious collection of movies may have been destroyed to create the garment.
Being one of only two laydees on Gizmodo, I feel justified in saying this dress is hot. Though not as hot as we'll be if global warming gets its way, unless more people pay attention to eco-friendly inventions like this.
Created in collaboration with British fashion designer Gareth Pugh, this dress has been fitted with PolyPhotonix OLED lighting panels creating that very on-trend AW09/10 look. Or something.
24,000 full-color, super-thin LEDs, 4,000 Swarovski crystals, and enough iPod batteries to keep everything glowing for about an hour. This picture doesn't do the Galaxy Dress justice, but the video comes close.
It was the light from 200 lasers, burning out the retinas of all who couldn't resist staring. As far as last-things-to-ever-lay-eyes-on go, we all could have done worse.
Currently showing at the 2nd Skin Exhibition at San Francisco's Exploratorium is this piece of smart clothing by designer Stephanie Sandstrom. Inside it hide a bunch of sensors that measure the nearby air quality, along with drivers that can adjust the fabric. The idea is that on bad air days the dress detects the…
Click to viewHere's a video report from Reuters on the transforming dress that disguises a scared, vulnerable stalking target into a vending machine you'd find in any Tokyo side street. This is the first time I've seen this dress on video. And I like how the reporter calls it a modern day Ninja tactic, while other…
We were under the impression that Japan was so awesome crime didn't exist there. Unfortunately, it does. To ward off criminals, fashion designer Aya Tsukioka has conjured up some neat transforming clothes/accessories to deceive potential muggers. Whether there would be time to get your kit out in an attack is probably…
Here's a dress made out of 436 white circuit boards, all tied together with metal rings. Each one of the boards is addressable from a control unit hidden in the back. All of the circuits are powered with solar cells, and there's even an RF receiver that can download commands from afar.