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British fashion tech highlight of London Technology Week
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Jun '16
Courtesy: Headworks
Courtesy: Headworks
The London Technology Week, Europe's largest festival of technology, is bringing together some of the UK's leading fashion technology designers for a first of its kind fashion technology showcase. The event which started on June 20 will be on till June 26.

London based fashion designer Brooke Roberts was commissioned by London & Partners, the Mayor of London's promotional company, to curate the exhibition which will be displayed at the launch of London Technology Week 2016.

The installation included a 3D printed wearable garment designed by Modeclix, the world's first holographic intelligent mannequin from Headworks and a behind the scenes look at London Fashion Week using 360 degree video and content curated by creative communications agency Village.

The showcase will also feature a number of other cutting edge fashion technologies including bruise suit, developed by London's Royal College of Art. The bruise suit is an injury detection suit for disabled athletes with loss of sensation, enabling them to see injuries right when they happen. It has been designed by Dan Garrett, Ming Kong, Lucy Jung, Elena Dieckmann in collaboration with fashion designer Mary Benson. It applies a recyclable pressure-sensitive film to indicate the severity of injuries.

Digitally knitted fashion from medical scans by ex-NHS Radiographer and knitwear designer, Brooke Roberts is also part of the showcase.

The showcase also includes London based Infi-Tex clothing which has developed men's' sensor enabled sports jackets that allow you to play your music through sensors on your clothes. The clothing uses a new class of patented smart pressure sensitive materials which will enable new switches and sensors to be printed onto textiles.

The showcase brings together London's premier agency for 3D digital experiences in the luxury fashion sector, Holition, and the most exciting open source robot technology to create a central fashion/tech interactive robot. The robot will be draped with a piece of clothing created by Brooke Roberts and projected onto with animated fashion imagery.

"London offers a collaborative and dynamic science, tech and fashion scene. From fashion start-ups, 3D printing and social media, to improving in-store customer experience, brands in London have been leading the way in how to incorporate the latest tech advances into their fashion message. Being appointed Art Director and Curator of the Fashion Tech Installation to launch London Technology Week has allowed me to bring together a diverse group of fashion and technology game-changers to showcase the creative and robust approach we have in London to contributing to the new wave of Fashion Tech. It is through the continuing collaboration of the London fashion and tech scenes that this crossover has become possible, opening the door for more collaborations on a larger scale in the future, limited only by our imaginations, " said Roberts.


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