MakeFashion recently had the pleasure of showcasing at Seattle’s Mini Maker Faire on September 16th. The FashionTech show, organized by Sophy Wong and Chelsea Klukas, showcased 3 MakeFashion garments alongside local wearables from Seattle designers including Amber Lundy and Jennifer Biladau.
MakeFashion 5.0 was an unbelievable night of community, love, and wearable tech. The dedication our teams put into creating some truly stunning pieces was inspiring. Attending the gala really reinforced that MakeFashion is a community of creatives – be it fashion, tech, make-up, or hair- who support one another. Not only do we as a team support one another, but we also get tremendous support of Calgarians who prioritizes events like ours. It was wild to think that after 8+ months worth of work the night just flew by.
Make Fashion 5.0 will be held on April 1st, 2017 at the TELUS Spark in Calgary, Alberta. We have our submissions in and teams are busy creating their intricate designs. Enjoy a sneak peek on a few more of the pieces that will be showcased at the gala and background on the makers behind the project.
Make Fashion 5.0 will be held on April 1st, 2017 at the TELUS Spark in Calgary, Alberta. We have our submissions in and teams are busy creating their intricate designs. Enjoy a of a sneak peek on a few of the pieces that will be showcased at the gala and background on the makers behind the project.
We are pleased to be showcasing our work at this year’s CES 2017 in Las Vegas with FashionWare. Catch the runway show to see “Pretty Flowers” by Maria Orduz and “Lumen Couture” by Chelsea Klukas and Chris Corner.
Hosted by Project Runway’s Nick Verreos, the show features tech-forward attire and accessories for everyone from the business exec to the bling lover, the sports devotee to the mobile-centric family. This year you’ll see the latest from head-ware to foot-ware, from new fabrics to new chipsets, from wearable payment systems, to displaying your emotions on your sleeve. FashionWare Show takes place on the main stage of the Living in Digital Times Pavilion at the Sands Convention Center.
The event is on Jan 6, 2017 with three runway times. Details on the event are here.
A few members of our team recently attended MakerFaire Shenzhen, sponsored by our friends at Seeedstudios. During our visit, our team created a number of brand new wearable technology garments. We also produced a massive runway show at Shenzhen’s Seaworld.
Last week we at MakeFashion were invited to attend the ANT+ Wireless Symposium in Banff. There we hosted a mini fashion show with two pieces from our previous shows, two brand new fashion tech pieces, as well as an interactive installation using ANT+ technology.
The MakeFashion recently travelled to Nashville to produce a runway show for Brother’s “Back to Business” conference. At the forefront of technology and design, we showcased our work to demonstrate what can happen when sewing and technology come together.