Several of the ball boys at this year’s U.S. Open, which kicks off this week, will be trying out Ralph Lauren’s new ‘Polo Tech’, the iconic brand’s introduction into wearable technology: a black compression jersey that uses a system of discreet sensors to track its wearer’s biological and physiological profile.
Could a manicure save you from a sexual assault? Four male students at North Carolina State University are attempting to put an end to date rape with a nail polish called Undercover Colors, that changes color when exposed to “drug-assisted assault” or “date rape” drugs such as gamma hydroxybutyrate and rohypnol, both of which are odorous, colorless, and can be slipped into a drink and ingested without the recipient’s knowledge
All eyes on “Raw for the Oceans”. Earlier this year we told you about the collaborative effort between Dutch label G-Star Raw, musican Pharrell Williams’s Bionic Yarn eco-textile firm, and the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society’s Project Vortex, the fashion capsule is the first denim-based one to incorporate fibers derived from salvaged ocean plastic.