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Fashion designer Ylenia Gortana has created a “wearable music controller” that turns a drum machine into a jacket. Techmog, which first reported on the wearable technology, quotes Gortana: The Concept of soundable fashion I developed from the starting point of questioning myself if I can come up with alternative ways of presenting fashion than on […]

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Microbes: huge in 2014. In the video below, from Dezeen, Suzanne Lee of the company BioCouture explains how she makes clothing out of bacteria. So far, she’s making jackets and shoes out of a material called bacterial cellulose. They’re quite nice-looking. “What we have right now are living organisms making us materials, but then the organism is killed […]

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Owning your own washer and dryer unit doesn’t make life worth living, but it takes you closer. Nobody has their own washer/dryer units in New York City, though, unless they’re rich. It’s just one of the many forms of oppression that New Yorkers face every day. Why haven’t you moved yet? […]

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Though fashion-minded Internet witch Bonnie Fuller thinks you should just shut up and take it or stop traveling, the entrepreneurial citizens of Cafepress America disagree–responding to the TSA’s offensive and pointless personal boundary-violating with some creativity and fashion flair. […]

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