Fashion is all about pushing bounds. No one knows that better than Danit Peleg, a fashion-forward designer based in Tel-Aviv, Israel, who is blurring the borders between style and technology with a 3D-printed bomber jacket.
On her website, Peleg states her eyesight for a world where everyone will be able to buy files and publish clothes at home or at a designated store, ” and she’s pushing “the worlds” one pace closer to this objective with her newest FashTech( style engineering) design.
The bomber jacket is completely customizable, wholly published and entirely wearable. It is the first 3D-printed article of clothing available for purposes of online acquisition and ready to wear.
But, that kind of cutting edge style comes with a hefty price tag.
The jacket, which is printed with a flexible, rubber-like material and lined with a silky fabric to ensure optimum comfort for the wearer, will determine purchasers back a chill $1,500 apiece.
The hefty price tag may seem outrageous for a piece of clothing, but there is a reason why it expenditure so much the coat takes 100 hours to induce( three times less than her first strive at creating 3D way, which took nine months and 400 hours per piece ).
Peleg has learned a lot since she first started printing clothes in 2015, and the technology has come a long way. So far, in fact, that the production process of the made-to-order piece creates zero trash, Peleg claims.
For this first jump into downloadable style, Peleg is simply offering a “limited edition” of 100 jackets. It even comes with a unique serial number on the label, and is packaged in a premium container, the website says.
And theres more where that received from: On the front page of Pelegs site, she says her 3D-printed bomber jacket is just one “integral part of The Birth of Venus collection.
Stay tuned to Peleg’s site for more print-to-wear ensembles as the Venus collection continues to grow.