News and Inspiration on Future Fashion, LED Dresses and Lumen Couture

See the latest news, updates, and inspiration on Fashion Technology. See the evolution of the fashion industry and how technology is enhancing how we shop for clothing and the clothes we wear.

Future Fashion Inspiration: Divamp

Futuristic fashion from Divamp Couture.

Future Fashion Inspiration: Deborah Milner

Futuristic fashion from Divamp Couture.

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Smart Earrings: A hearable computer in your ear

Hearables function similar to other voice devices by understanding voice commands and speaking, or in this case whispering, back. Some hearables are paired with a mobile interface so that users don’t need to speak out loud in public.

ONE LOVE Runway Show in Seattle

We recently has the pleasure of showcasing on the runway for theONE LOVE: Seattle Art Exhibition & Fashion Show. The event was held at the Rhino Room in Capitol Hill, and was presented by WILDJAY clothing.

The sold out event featured local Seattle designers including BunchaScrunch, Trash by Tony, and Bartle B. The event had over 50 models on the runway and featured pop-up shops and art exhibitions from the community.

Original Fashion Design Week Shenzhen

We recently participated in a runway show for Original Design Fashion Week in Shenzhen. This show featured designs from our ready-to-wear collection, as well as a collaborative collection with MakeFashion and StarCode.

Ready-to-Wear Line Featured on CBC News

The Lumen Couture Ready-to-Wear collection was recently featured in CBC news.

MakeFashion Co-Founder Maria Elena Hoover discussed the washable nature of our garments, and how the design hides a battery pack within the dress.

Interview with Style Engineers Worldwide: Fashion Tech Graphic Novel

Founder Chelsea Klukas was recently interviewed by the creators of Style Engineers Worldwide: a graphic novel for young girls about the adventures of a fashion-technology superhero.

Lumen Couture at the Opening of the Calgary Public Library

We were recently part of the Lit Gala celebrating the opening of the new Calgary Central Library with MakeFashion on Nov 2.

The new Central Library was a $245 million project, and is the only Canadian building on Architectural Digest’s 2018 Most Anticipated Buildings in the World.

Illuminated Accessories for an Opera Performance

The outfit was commissioned for or her performance at the 2018 MakeFashion runway show. The headdress and necklace are inspired by illuminated crystals. Lumen Couture has extended the runway concept to ready-to-wear illuminated quartz jewelry that is available for purchase.

Lumen Couture is available for custom garments for singers and performers.