This Feathered Jacket Flutters When You Face North

This Feathered Jacket Flutters When You Face North

Garment's emdedded electronics imitate the biological compasses of birds

Laura Yan
  • 8 february 2016

Designer Birce Ozkan‘s latest interactive garment features delicately layered feathers that ruffle when the wearer faces north. The Augmented Jacket uses technology that mimics the innate navigational systems of birds. Embedded electronics help determine the direction the wearer is facing. When the wearer walks northbound, the connected feathers lift and slowly flutter. Ozkan uses the same technology for a matching feathered skirt.

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