BRIT WACHER

AN INTRODUCTION TO MODULAR WEARABLES

BY BRIT WACHER

Brit Wacher, a Canadian based fashion designer, currently operating out of Toronto is creating a project based around modular garments with technical application. Garments that are made to transform. The idea is that you have a base piece and other attachments are available to transform the garment. For example: sleeves, sleeve extensions, length extenders, various collar style add-ons. The technical application that we have chosen for this body of work is using glass tube woven into textile and when connected to power source and LED, lights up (fiber-optics).

This modular and technical concept is accompanied with the utilization of sustainable, eco, and recycled options. The recycled elements we have used for this project fall into category of “e-waste” (used electronic components, such as wires, cords, communicative devices, etc) into details (trims, tapes, etc) with one concept garment that is constructed completely of computer circuit boards.

FASHION ART TORONTO
JUNE 2 - JUNE 17, 2021

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