3D printing is beginning to gain some traction within the fashion industry. It has gained popularity by some of the industry’s most popular designers, and has attracted the attention of both celebrities and fashionistas from around the world. (Video)
Reno’s economy relies on gaming and tourism, two industries which have been hit extremely hard by the recession.
December 2007 is when the Great Recession officially began and it officially ended in July 2009. But that doesn’t mean the economy has returned to where it was before the steepest downturn since the Great Depression and may not for years. Employment is not expected to return to its pre-recession peak until 2014, according to a recent report by IHS Global Insight.
Fashion designers and scientists have developed a new fabric that is grown in vats of tea.
Fabric grown in vats of tea is being used to produce a new type of material for the fashion industry. It is the authentic “tea shirt” – an item from a range of clothing made from Britain’s favourite beverage.
Wouldn’t it be nice if we could shop for clothes without constantly having to try them on in the fitting room? The vision could soon become a reality thanks to the “virtual mirror” presented by Fraunhofer researchers at the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin from August 29 to September 3. This mirror-like display enables shoppers to see themselves wearing different items of clothing without having to undo a single button.
Butterfly wings, peacock feathers, opals and pearls are some of nature’s jewels that use nanostructures to dazzle us with color. It’s accomplished through the way light reaches our eyes after passing through the submicroscopic mazes within these materials.