Gareth Pugh, an English fashion designer, made this OLED armor dress using fabric layered with “flexible” OLEDs. Seems like we’ve got a ways to go with this one, and that OLEDs might have better applications on harder wearables like motorcycle Daft Punk helmets. [via Fashioning Technology]

Becky Stern

Becky Stern

Becky Stern (sternlab.org is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).

  • Nathan

    This seems to be at least inspired by Klaus Nomi. http://laughtrack.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/klaus_nomi.jpg

  • Anonymous

    Yes, I understand. Proof of concept yaddayadda. Doesn’t stop it from being cussing ugly.

  • Robert

    that Peter Mandelson found his way onto makezine.

  • Anonymous

    Lord Peter Mandelson is the Anti Internet Pirate Finder General. He seeks unelected office to create a surveillance state. He is a protectionist who hates the proles he rules over and has sold out Britain’s digital future to the Entertainment Industry.