Math Monday: Wearable geometry

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and "lazy person's memoir," called Borg Like Me.

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By Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and "lazy person's memoir," called Borg Like Me.

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By George Hart for the Museum of Mathematics

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If you love geometry, you can let everyone know by wearing dodecahedra with elegance and style!

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These dresses with sewn-on paper polyhedra embellishments were designed by Amila Hrustic.

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I’m not sure how one sits in a dress textured with tetrahedra, but it certainly gets points for fashion.

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Octahedral epaulettes suggest a high rank in the polyhedral hierarchy.

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And what could be more classic than being clad in cubes?

[Photography: Irfan Redzovic. Model: Lana Pasic.]

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