World's Largest Wearable Display — Cute Circuit's Galaxy Dress

Wearable Technology—Galaxy Dress

Special effects typically are a feature of the runaway show — not the dresses themselves. The Galaxy Dress, on the other hand, is one spectacular special effect — the most dramatic evolution in 21st-century fashion.

24000 full color LEDs, measuring a mere 2 by 2 mm in size, were used to create this mesmerizing dress. The circuitry itself is hand embroidered on a layer of silk in a fashion that permits it to stretch, allowing the LED bedazzled fabric to drape with fluidity over the body.

To fuel the LED fabric, a few iPOD batteries illuminate the silhouette for 30 minutes to an hour.

Additional layers of silk chiffon diffuse the light, giving the gown a colorful jellyfish-like transparency .

When the digital patterns fade and the silhouette grows dark, more than 4000 hand-applied Swarovski crystals add sparkle and glitter to the gown.

A video will be coming shortly. For more information, visit Cute Circuit.

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