Interview with Co-Founder Chelsea Klukas Blog | Rex St John |  Dec 13 2017  |  International

MakeFashion unveils Stitchkit

Smart clothing won’t take off for a while. Here’s why.

Pilcrow | Rob Boffard |  Nov 29 2016  |  Vancouver

“Fortunately — or unfortunately, depending on how you feel about things like smart jackets — the landscape is changing, albeit slowly.”

Designing for Smart Fabrics: Deciding What to Design

Fashnerd | Jonathan Kohl |  Aug 8 2016  |  International

“Wearable technology should be designed to work within that context to complement real-life experiences.”

Shine Bright Like a Projector with This Tech-Savvy Hat

The Creators Project | Vice Media  | Francesca Capossela |  July 2 2016  |  International

“Though the projection system’s design is simple and elegant, Lumen Couture was intially the result of two failures.”


Les Assorties  | Alexandra Zografou |  June 2 2016  |  Greece

“Despite the increasing accessibility of wearable tech, we still haven’t seen it become mainstream in fashion. The next milestone is seeing wearable tech incorporated into mid-priced streetwear.”

Makers to Redefine Fashion at Maker Faire Paris

Make: Magazine  | Goli Mohammadi  |  April 28 2016  |  Worldwide

“We try to balance what we bring to the shows between bringing pieces that we think will fit the local culture and those that will represent a variety of makers.”

MakeFashion 2016: The best fashion tech from the runway

Wearable  |  Amanda Cosco  |  April 6 2016  |  Worldwide

“With fashion designers and artists working alongside engineers and makers, the next frontier of fashion promises to be highly emotive in new and unexpected ways.”

Six questions with tech fashionista Chelsea Klukas, co-founder of Make Fashion

Calgary Herald  |  Jon Roe  |  March 30 2016  |  Calgary

“The tech fashionistas of Make Fashion have a wider sense of the possibilities, though—namely, wearable technology that’s beautiful.”

Mind-controlled dresses and laser-cut collars as Calgary engineers Make Fashion

Metro News  |  Aaron Chatha  |  March 21 2016  |  Calgary

“With fashion designers and artists working alongside engineers and makers, the next frontier of fashion promises to be highly emotive in new and unexpected ways.”

Fashion Gets Technical at MakeFashion

Avenue Magazine  |  Sarah Comber  |  March 01 2016  |  Calgary

“However, Calgary-based MakeFashion seamlessly bridges the gap between the two fields by connecting members of the local and international design community with tech enthusiasts.”

2015 MakeFashion Press

Wearable Tech Fashion Reveals When You’re in Love” – Branding Magazine, Worldwide

Clothes Explore the Electricity Between Two People” – PSFK, USA

Machine Chic” – The Walrus, Canada

On Our Radar: MakeFashion” – Third Wave Fashion, USA

MakeFashion at CE Week NY 2015:

Project Runway’s Chris March to Emcee FashionWare Runway Show at CE Week on June 24, 2015” – Business Wire, USA

Slideshow: Fashion takes spotlight at CE Week” – DELL Powermore, USA

MakeFashion at Maker Faire Shenzhen 2015:

全球最大创客盛会Maker Faire席卷深圳” – EEPW, China

惊爆你的眼球!创客周穿戴式电子时装秀” – Elecfans, China

当科技遇见时尚“- SZ News, China

年轻人,欢迎加入首届深圳国际创客周” – SZ People, China

创时代,MINI范儿的创客大会” – Weixin (Mini Cooper), China

这么多好玩的创意产品?快来深圳制汇节看看!” – Yicai, China

MakeFashion at Maker Faire Bay Area 2015:

The Mother of All Maker Faires” – Medium (Dale Dougherty), USA

Celebrating women, Maker Faire style” – Startup Grind, USA

MakeFashion 2015 Gala and Runway Show:

3 Pieces of Wearable Technology to See at MakeFashion” – Avenue Calgary, Canada

Calgary entertainment: What to do this weekend” – CBC News, Canada

Make Fashion 2015 gala” – CSJW, Canada

Awesome Events Powered by Yelp: March 26 – April 1” – Calgary Is Awesome, Canada

Calgary electro-pop duo Sidney York show style with their substance” – Calgary Herald, Canada

Sneak Peek: MakeFashion bringing interactive wearable technology to the runway” – Metronews, Canada

Make Fashion 2015” – Modern Socialite, Canada

Wearable Technology Fashion Show”  – TechVibes, Canada

Wearable Tech Gala & Runway Show – Calgary Alberta“- Wearable Tech Fashion, USA

Techburlesque 2015:

Better Dating Ideas Calgary: February 5th-8th” – Eligible Magazine, Canada

Techburlesque” – CJSW, Canada

2014 MakeFashion Press

Family ties — with a future Calgary artist and wearable tech guru happy his niece has embraced his maker ways” – Calgary Herald, Canada

MakeFashion 2014 Gala and Runway Show:

Five facts about Make Fashion Gala” – Calgary Herald, Canada

Wearable technology featured in Calgary fashion gala” – CBC News, Canada

Designer Has RFID Up Her Sleeve” – RFID Journal, USA

Wearable technology a revealation at sold-out fund-raiser” – SAIT Journalism, Canada

One question: Laura Dempsey” – Western Living Magazine, Canada

Techburlesque 2014:

Five things to catch at Beakerhead” – Calgary Herald, Canada

Golems set to animate Beakerhead 2014” – National Post, Canada

MakeFashion at Toronto Men’s Fashion Week 2014:


MakeFashion at CES Las Vegas 2014:


2013 MakeFashion Press

Maker and Hacker Culture Thrives in Alberta” – Calgary Herald, Canada

MakeFashion at FashionWare for International CES 2013:

Living in Digital Times Presents FashionWare Runway Show at the 2014 International CES“- PR Web, USA

MakeFashion 2013 Gala and Runway Show:

Slideshow: Make Fashion event to combine design and technology in Calgary” – Metronews, Canada

Wearable technology represents future of style” – The Calgary Journal, Canada