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MakeFashion 2016: The best fashion tech from the runway

It’s often said that style is how we communicate who we are without saying a word. So it’s fitting that a recent runway show in Canada took the idea of communication through clothing to the next level by incorporating new technologies worn on the body to enable new forms of human expression.

MakeFashion is a high-tech, high-fashion runway show that took place at the Telus Spark Science Centre in Calgary, Alberta. Fifty fashion designers, engineers and artists collaborated to produce over 40 unique wearable art pieces that included technologies such as EEG brain-sensors and projection mapping. Audiences were given a glimpse into a future of wearable technology beyond the wrist. “You won’t see any Fitbits on our runway,” founder Shannon Hoover told Wareable during the dress rehearsal on Friday night.

Read my full article on Wareable here. 

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