Wednesday, April 20, 2016

#TechStyle at the MFA Boston!

I had the honor of attending the opening of #techstyle at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston last month (yes I'm super late posting this). I love fashion as a way of expression but I'm always curious about those who are pushing the boundaries of fashion and the way we interact with what we wear. I had not seen much tech infused fashion before so I was truly excited to see visually what can happen when you mix it up. Today, designers are using technology during the designing process but also as a way to create with the use of 3D printers, digitally printed fabrics and laser cutting. These are some of my favorites from the night. You can catch the exhibit in Boston until July 10th and I highly recommend a visit!

3D printed skirt and cape by Iris Van Herpen, created in collaboration with artist Neri Oxman from MIT's Media Lab.
3D printed shoes by Francis Bitonti
Specially designed for this exhibit, the Nervous System was commissioned to create this petal 4D printed dress using Kinematics. 4D printed, it uses body scans and foldable modules to conform to the body. Talk about a perfect fit!
Designer Manish Arora created this stunning bodice using laser cut technology and traditional intricate Indian craft techniques, combining old and new. Check out his collection on his website, so gorgeous!
Avant-garde designers Viktor and Rolf Haute Couture use laster cutting and digitally printed fabrics to create this disected framed wearable art!
United Nude 3-D printed shoes. Loved these!
ThreeASFOUR designers created this 3D printed stretch mesh dress based on sound waves and serial forms.
Digital printed dress by Mary Katrantzou.
Designer Ying Gao kinetic reactive garment that uses electronic sensors and dressmaker pins to create organic like movement.
Cute Circuit designed this interactive dress that you can actually tweet! Cool idea but I do not want my clothing also hooked up to the internet. I would probably get technology anxiety wearing this hehe!
If you don't know some of these fab ladies below go check them out! It was fun to be among others that enjoyed fashion as much as I do! Left to right. Kelly Rego, Samantha Ramage of A Glimpse of Glamour, Lei Ann of Lei Ann of Lei Ann Off Duty, Me!, and Cassandra Knight of Castanet

Samantha is the pretty lady that invited me and she runs the fabulous blog A Glimpse of Glamour. She definitely won best look of the night in my eyes <3 but I do have a soft spot for reds, pinks and roses!

If you missed it, I share some of the details of my outfit here <3 I did not have much technology infused clothing in my closet so I just did my thing but channeled the bold and daring queen of tech style Bjork.

Thanks for stopping by as always!



  1. you're the sweetest!! thank you for taking my picture- and sharing your photos from the event! let's see eachother soon!!


    1. Thank YOU for thinking of me! I enjoyed it so much. Yes we need to have another fashion get together. I'm deprived!

  2. I enjoy seeing the wonderful world of art through your eyes. I needed this journey. Thank you!!


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