3D Printing In Fashion: Our Favorite Tech-Inspired Pieces

by Gabrielle Obusek · January 28, 2014

3D Printing In Fashion

The 3D printing trend is creating new ways to design clothes and accessories, putting a technological spin on the fashion industry. The method has been around since the '80s, but 3D printing has been improving its capabilities and is growing into a technology that almost anyone can use. We're seeing designers experimenting with it, creating endless possibilities for fashion. From dresses, to jewelry, to shoes, the possibilities are endless. Whether it's Bradley Rothenburg's buzzed-about piece for the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show or Nike's first-ever 3D printed football cleat, the method has already made a big statement in fashion, and we have a feeling it's just the beginning. Click through to see some of our favorite examples of the innovative trend.