Fashioning the Future
What will the clothes of the future look like? Ira talks with a textile scientist and a wearables innovator about how they envision fashion and how science and engineering can turn those dream garments into reality. Plus, chemist Juan Hinestroza explains what it would take to create a T-shirt that never needs washing, and Adafruit Industries’ Becky Stern shows us how tinkerers can create their own “futuristic” wearable electronics.
Juan Hinestroza is associate professor of fiber science at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.
Becky Stern is director of wearable electronics for Adafruit Industries in New York, New York.