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Ice Jacket Wearable Tech

Some of you may remember those color changing shirts from the ’90s that would get lighter in color when you put your hand on them. Well, the tech is coming around again, but this time in the form of a functional jacket according to a post on HYPEBEAST. The Ice Jacket Resin-T Shell Down by Stone Island transforms a sporty puff into temperature reacting art. The color change occurs with the help of a thermochromatic resin coating. The colder areas of the jacket become darker in color, creating a tie-dyed appearance on the fabric.

Not only is the jacket color changing and toasty, but it is also modular, allowing you to remove the down jacket from the shell. Fluorescent yellow is the typical option, but the company is also offering a limited edition fluorescent pink. Stone Island is creative with their textiles and the jackets have a lot of detail including sleeves and inset panels of Mussola Gommata, a lightweight waterproof fabric.

Ice Jacket Colors

Although color changing clothing is enticing, what makes Stone Island so appealing to me is their knowledge of textiles. A quick visit to their site reveals fabrics like Polypropylene Denim, Water Repellent Supima Cotton and Polypropylene Knit. They are taking fibers that people associate with comfort and using technology to add rain protection. Since climate change is upon us, that sounds like good strategic planning. As makers, we are well aware of the hazards of water mixing with electronics, so it’s a good idea to protect projects. Luckily we carry OtterBoxes, the clear polycarbonate containers that can handle daily wear and tear like being rained on and being run over. So, make yourself a kit and keep your work safe.

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