As part of the Computational Fashion initiative, Eyebeam hosted a panel and demo night exploring emerging opportunities in fashion and wearable technology. The panel, "Fashion and the Body", featured a selection of emerging fashion thought leaders and makers, including FIT curator Ariele Elia, designer Titania Inglis, fashion entrepreneur Jamal Motlagh, and Computational Fashion Fellow Keren Oxman in a spirited discussion moderated by Sabine Seymour. The conversation covered possibilities and obstacles for fashion designers looking to incorporate technology in their work, as well as consideration for how/if wearable tech can actually be fashionable. The panel took place in conjunction with a Fashion and Wearable Tech Demo Night. Attendees had the opportunity to talk one-on-one with designers and entrepreneurs and check out compelling products at the intersection of wearable technology, garments, jewelry, and accessories.
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