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The influence of 3D printing on fashion design

In 2013 burlesque dancer and artist Dita Von Teese modelled the first fully 3D printed dress in New York, ushering in a new generation in fashion design. Because of its potential for optimizing production processes, customization, and cost, 3D printing is expanding the field of what is possible in fashion. Below are a few examples […]

Flexible 3D Printed Sneaker Folds up to Fit in Wearer’s Pocket

( The Sneakerbot II is a 3D printed sneaker inspired by popular ’80s sci-fi movies such as Back to the Future and Star Wars. Designed by Recreus founder Ignacio Garcia, the Sneakerbot II uses his company’s new Filaflex 1.75mm, a filament so bendable, the sneaker can actually be folded up and stuffed right into your jeans pocket. In fact, they might just be the comfiest and most compact pair of 3D printed sneakers ever created. Skeptics might be concerned about cushioning and shock absorbance, but these flexible rubbery shoes could make for some decent rain shoes to fit over normal shoe or sneakers. And of course, they’ll easily fit in your bag once folded up.

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