20 May '11, 9pm

VIDEO: Would You Dress Like Lady Gaga for Cleaner Air?: Alright, maybe you're not looking to deck yourself in La...

Here’s a shocker: taking fashion lessons from Lady Gaga might be good for your health. A new Gaga-esque dress , equipped with a built-in air purification system, might be the perfect solution to car exhaust, ozone, toxic chemicals, and other pollution dirtying our air. Alright, maybe you’re not looking to deck yourself in Lady Gaga’s bubble dress , but clean air and breathing are actually the latest fashion trends grabbing headlines. Recently, I wrote about t-shirts created by two NYU students that change color to alert you to high levels of air pollution. Now, a new clean air dress is making waves in New York. Designed by Hana Marie Newman, the dress comes with an oxygen tank that continuously pumps purified air to the wearer’s lucky lungs, blocking out the soot-filled city air. (Photo courtesy of Hana Marie Newman . Photographer: Rick Wray. Model: Yasmin Bilbeisi) So wha...

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