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NYFW at the BF+DA: A Week of Fashion and Technology Explored at the BF+DA

Since the ’90s the digital age has resulted in a surge of innovation around the connected user experience but fashion has been slow to adopt these advances. “Cloud-Couture: The Intimate Connection Between Fashion and Technology,” reveals how technology is fueling brand innovation and redefining apparel in the 21st century. Timed to coincide with New York Fashion Week, this exhibition links technology, apparel, and the internet. Tours by appointment. Public Day, Sunday, Feb 8, noon-6pm. Closing Reception and Panel Feb 12 at 6pm.

Exhibitors Include:

Billie Whitehouse: Wearable Experiments, Francis Bitonti Studio, Forster Rohner, Paxie, Pankaj & Nidhi, Hexoskin, DryDye,The Crated, Chromat, NASA, Sensoree, bassAware3D Body Scanning by Artec Group, LDI, Mini 3D Me, Virtual Draping by CLO3D, experimental design and reactive installations by students from Pratt Institute’s Interior Design and Industrial Design programs.

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Feb 12, 6pm-9pm
“Cloud-Couture” Closing Reception and Panel: Intimacy and Technology

This panel is an insider’s look at how wearable technology is reshaping our physical relationship to the internet, big data, brands and personal privacy.

Moderator: Leah HunterFast Company
Panelists:
Bre Pettis, Founder, Makerbot
Billie Whitehouse, Co-Founder, Wearable Experiments
Evan Lazarus, Safe Family Wearables
Paul Amitai, Eyebeam

RSVP-Closing Party and Panel

Guided Tours ofCloud-Couture: The Intimate Connection Between Fashion and Technology”
RSVP- Guided Tour

 

Details

Start:
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
End:
Thursday, February 12, 2015
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Organizer

BF+DA

Venue

Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator
630 Flushing Ave, 7th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11206 United States
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Website:
bkaccelerator.com