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Fashionable or Too Techie? The Video Dress

Turkish designer Hussein Cahalayan presented this high tech video dress at the Milan Design Fair. With 15,600 embedded LED lights in the fabric, this dress displays a time lapse of a rose opening and closing. It is currently on display at the 10 Corso Como gallery in Milan, along with the mechanical dresses from the show in Paris. Check out the video below to see it in action. Fashionable or over the top techie?

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Nitrobezene Nitrobezene 9 years
Now how cool is that! Seriously, that is sweeeet! Hold on, let me switch dresses... ha
catstarr catstarr 10 years
No thank you! it's not that cute, but its cool to see how things are evolving in fashion and technology
museanima museanima 10 years
Totally cute. Settle down ladies, i'm sure this is just the "proof of concept". They have bendable monitors now, i'm sure some fashion designer will get ahold of it and make some really cute stuff.
LuciLu LuciLu 10 years
Way too techy for me. But uh, very interesting.
glam-sugar glam-sugar 10 years
Way too techy.
Nightwind Nightwind 10 years
I think its a great idea and pushing fashion to the next level. I wish I had one of those! I would totally wear it.
SU3 SU3 10 years
Way too much...
KandiQTC KandiQTC 10 years
I think it is a REALLY great idea! I'd love to see people wearing something like this in the future! Imagine having a dress that you could literally change the pattern of whenever you wanted!
colormesticky colormesticky 10 years
This designer has to be kidding. He keeps putting crap like this out, but does he do it to be artsy fartsy or because he actually expects someone out there to WEAR it? Ugh.
demeter demeter 10 years
I generally love anything to do with technology lately. I love it, but this dress is just TOO much for me.
koreniebear koreniebear 10 years
haha just a lil to geeky for me!!
HelloKittyMini HelloKittyMini 10 years
This is awesome. He is clearly making a statement regarding the interaction of technology with modern man. As we progress towords more dependence on electronics, they become more integrated with our sense of self, i.e. fashion, the most outward expression of self. What if you had a dress that expressed how you felt via imagery? If you haven't seen his mechanical dresses from last year you should check it out. Cheers-- HelloKittyMini
xmonaliciax xmonaliciax 10 years
I'd wear it!
jendudley jendudley 10 years
I would so wear it. Definitely a conversation starter.
Megatron Megatron 10 years
Cute, but not practical AT ALL.
Kaciegrrl Kaciegrrl 10 years
TOTALLY over the top, but funny! Return the shoes? I can't talk to you when you're hysterical.
ktjones ktjones 10 years
FUGLY and I am sure it is not comfortable at all. And wouldn't the LED's get hot after awhile?
shini shini 10 years
I'm sure its not that healthy for your body either, I'd never wear it, we wear clothes to express personality, I think this one's just over the top.
menthadict menthadict 10 years
I wouldn't wear it
xo_verity xo_verity 10 years
I hate that thing! What idiot would actually buy it?!
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