Interactive Textiles: Where Fashion Meets Technology


Dresses coloured from the rain, swimwear interacting with the sun, lenticular materials that give the illusion of depth of field. The clothes that respond to the environment is a certain proof that technology can not leave indifferent the fields of fashion.

After google glass, iwatch, the bags charging mobile phones and sports bra that records heart rate, Rainbow Winters takes the flirting of fashion with technology a step further. Strongly supporting the commercialization of fashion tech trends, it introduces interactive materials that change colour and design according to sound, sunlight, water and stretching.

For example, a dress made of holographic leather reacts to sound. As the volume increases, it begins to illuminate and makes what Winters refers to as “visual music”.