Intersection of Fashion, Style and Innovation by M Dee Dubroff

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Recycled-Cotton Aran Sweaters: Vegan Style and Animal-Friendly

Are you into wearing wool or are you one of those who envision the faces of little lambs twitching every time you look at a garment made of the stuff?  Either way, read on to learn more about vegan fisherman sweaters and the compasionate woman who makes them.

Fairy Tale Fashion Exhibit: Once Upon An F.I.T Time

The Museum at The  Fashion Institute of Technology has created an imaginative, one-of-a-kind fashion exhibit based on 15 different fables that range from Alice in Wonderland to the Little Mermaid. Read on for more information and more than a little...fairydust.


For Tomorrow’s Diabetics: Can Human Skin Cells Make Insulin?

Will the near future bring the reprogramming of human skin cells so that they can produce the hormone  insulin? Read on for more information on this amazing new development.

Vegan Star Wars Shoes: Olsenhaus, The Force and The Jedi

The Force, Luke Skywalker and the Jedi all live in the hearts and minds of Star Wars lovers. Learn more about a new shoe collection dedicated to the characters of this sci-fi classic and the mission behind  their creation to forever eliminate cruelty to animals.

Fashion Designer J.W. Anderson: Far Out and Yet In

Meet Irish-born, J.W. Anderson, one of fashion's most important and original fashion designers. His works are provoking and contradictory, far out and yet cemented in time. Read on for more about this fascinating young man and his work.

Tiny Wearable Power Supercapacitor Packs High Density Charge

Meet the micro-supercapacitor, which is a big word for a tiny wearable electronic device that packs a high density charge. Read on for more on this amazing new wearable power source that may make the standard battery a thing of the past.

Blue Panel Steel Conceptual Shoe: Alternative to High Heels

Meet Dutch avant-garde shoe designer, Marloes ten Bhomer, who has designed the blue panel steel high-heeled shoe. It's different and requires a bit more respect than just a request to not step on them, as was the case with their blue suede cousins of more than six decades past.


Urine-Powered Smart Socks: Pee Power Saves Energy

Meet these new urine-powered smart socks which takes the idea of taking advantage of natural resources to an all time high. Read on for more information on this fascinating energy source.


Rainy Days and Self-Drying Jackets Never Get You Down

Meet a Back-To-The-Future inspired self-drying jacket  that promises smiles instead of frowns on rainy days. Falyon's special jacket is new to the wearable tech scene, but is likely to be a memorable addition.


VFiles and Studio XO: Innovative, Colorful Wearable Tech Collection

If you are not careful, a reasonable facsimile of Lady Gaga's Flying Dress may well land in a store near you, as VFiles, the web-based portal for everything digital fashion, and wearable tech company, Studio XO, have merged to collaborate on a cool and innovative collection. Learn more about this daring wearable tech initiative.



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