Captain Electric and Battery Boy by XS Labs

Skott L. | 7:09 PM | 0 comments



Captain Electric
Captain Electric

Could you imagine that we can generate electricity by wearing certain clothes? XS Labs has developed 'Captain Electric and Battery Boy', a collection of three electronic garments that both passively harness energy from the body by restricting and reshaping the body movements in order to produce sufficient energy to fuel themselves and actuate light and sound events on the body.

The three dresses are classified as ‘STICKY’, ‘STIFF’ and ‘ITCHY’.

Sticky is a hooded leather dress that impedes natural body movement. The sleeves of the dress are tethered to hard shells on the chest and hips. This restriction forces the body to move in more pronounced and powerful motions, actively generating energy to fuel the dress. The accumulated power feeds a series of LEDs integrated in silicone forms sewn into the pocket, concealed from view.

XS Labs
XS Labs

Stiff. Reminiscent of the posture caused by muscular stiffness, the silhouette of Stiff draws emphasis to the back and shoulders of the individual. As she pushes her back against the wall or experiences pressure on her back from another user, the energy generated activates an mp3 player and speaker integrated into the hood.

XS Labs
XS Labs

Itchy’s tailored leather silhouette is decorated with large reconfigurable wool necklaces. The face is surrounded with layered structure, drawing attention to its features while also offering a sense of comfort and protection from other peoples’ gaze. The layering of necklaces is evocative of bulky wool turtlenecks and their itchiness compels the user to grasp them and move them back and forth on the body.

Captain Electric
Captain Electric

via trendsupdates


Category:




0 comments