MakeFashion is a Canadian Maker Foundation initiative and a collaboration of great minds who want to demonstrate that the convergence of Technology and Art can result in a form, fashion and community brand new to Calgary and the world. It introduces talented local designers to cutting edge new technologies, subject matter experts, and wearable technology.
Creativity and innovation are the guiding principles to unite fashion, jewelry and accessories designers with software and hardware engineers. Along with technology enthusiasts, creatives and those that just simply like to engage in cultural experiments – all are invited to participate in the MakeFashion event series. It’s a collaboration of great minds who want to explore and demonstrate the convergence fashion and technology.
From awe-inspiring responsive runway dresses to scientific wearables with practical applications, MakeFashion designers are inspired by fashion with functionality.
Recently featured at the Fashionware fashion show at CES 2014 and on several international press including WSJ, NY Times, LA Times and German press.