27 Feb '13, 10pm

Meet the world's first air-purifying dress!

Meet the world's first air-purifying dress!

We have dresses to impress, for success, even to kill, but “Herself” must be the first drapey number to clear the air . A collaboration between the University of Sheffield , London College of Fashion , and the University of Ulster , the sweeping gown is part of a larger project to engage the public in the science of environmental pollution. “Catalytic Clothing” explores how textiles can improve ambient quality, and the self-described textile sculpture, likely the world’s first air-purifying dress, is the first prototype to emerge. Highly experimental, according to the designers, Herself is designed to illustrate how fabrics can eliminate pollutants so we can “breathe more beautifully.”

Full article: http://www.ecouterre.com/meet-herself-the-worlds-first-ai...

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