September 11, 2013 AT 1:30 am

Anti-Paparazzi Puff-Up Dresses #WearableWednesday


Watch: High-Tech Dresses Puff Up to Thwart Paparazzi on Wired Design: Part of being a celebrity is coping with a complete lack of privacy, and stars have figured out a variety of survival strategies—the Kardashians have earned a small fortune by exploiting themselves while Alec Baldwin flips out whenever someone puts a camera in his face. Now, like it or not, we’re all ersatz celebrities tagged in Facebook photos or acting as unwitting background models in Google’s Street View. Ying Gao, a fashion designer and professor at the Université du Québec à Montréal has created a collection of conceptual outfits called Playtime that employ technology to help the reticent retain a small measure of solitude in this surveillance-filled world.

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