As much as we say it's not about the clothes, it's still about the clothes.
- A new study from Princeton University shows that perception of competence is linked to dress.
- Researchers discovered the same results over nine separate studies: men that dress better are viewed as more competent.
- Even when told clothing is not a measure of competence, judges ruled in favor of the better-dressed men.
Fast fashion has a devastating impact on the environment. Here's what you need to know before heading to Zara this holiday season.
- The fashion industry is responsible for an alarming 10 percent of all of humanity's carbon emissions.
- Eighty-five percent of all textiles are trashed each year, ending up in a landfill or incinerated.
- By wearing one item of clothing for 9 months longer a person can actually reduce his or her carbon footprint by 30 percent.
Some lingerie lines have failed to keep up with a new era.
- According to L Brands, the Victoria's Secret fashion show, which began in 1995, has been cancelled to shift its focus on digital marketing.
- Since the advent of the fashion, the female body has been dissected and commodified to promote new feminine ideals for sales. This might be ending.
- Feminist demands have given rise to body inclusive brands such as Aerie, ThirdLove, Universal Studios, and Savage X Fenty that redefine "sexy."
From LED-equipped visors to transparent masks, these inventions aim to thwart facial recognition cameras.
- To combat the rise of facial-recognition technology, designers have created clothing and accessories that helps to conceal people's identities from A.I.
- Although some of these inventions appear to be effective, their main point seems to be to raise awareness about facial-recognition technology.
- In the U.S., surveys suggests that most Americans would oppose strictly limiting the government's ability to use facial-recognition technology.
It can supposedly cool you down by 23 degrees Fahrenheit.
- The Reon Pocket is a Bluetooth device that fits inside your shirt.
- A Sony-affiliated startup recently launched a crowdfunding campaign to develop the device.
- Currently marketed toward businessmen who wear suits, the designers hope to offer the Reon Pocket to more types of customers in the future.