RAVARINO, Italy — Sometime in the near future, a lab technician will perfect a textile with sensory connection capabilities. Here’s how it will work: A sweater is worn by someone who hugs himself, and another person dressed in a sweater cut from the same textile will feel the caress.
The communicative Star Trek-like stuff is just the sort of fabric Carlo Rivetti, president and CEO of Sportswear Company, would like to get his hands on. “Can you imagine garments that can talk to one another? It makes me dream,” says Carlo.
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A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"