This dress is called the “Itchy Dress,” and it uses kinetic energy to power lights in the garment. It’s part of a fashion collection code-named “Captain Electric and Battery Boy” by XS Labs in Montreal. 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”).