It’s hard to believe that we’re already nearly two decades into the new century and our technologies have advanced every facet of life, including fashion. Now, guys, if you’re reading this blog, you’re tech-savvy and likely privy to new tech advances. Some of you might even be innovators bringing the rest of us this incredible new tech. 2016 is a huge year for technology in fashion.

 

What’s exciting in terms of technological advancements in the realm of men’s fashion is that technology is transforming what we wear and how it’s made with new, state-of-the-art materials and production with wearable tech, as well as incorporating other new technologies such as 3D-printing and virtual reality (VR) into the future of fashion. So, if you want to see how the future of men’s fashion will look, read on…

Enter the 3D-Printing Fashion Revolution

3D-printing has truly revolutionized the industrial world, having been used to create everything from your very own action figure to prosthetic limbs to tools and parts for the International Space Station, and the fashion industry has seized on the 3D-printing revolution, from creating new garments using carbon fiber to even infusing technology that regulates body temperature, as well as designing incredible new pieces that are unprecedented in terms of shape, weight, colors and more. 3D-printed men’s fashion can be a sleek racing jacket or a fully tailored suit. And this is only the beginning. How do you feel about 3d-printing your next wardrobe?

Enter the 3D-Printing Fashion Revolution

Laundry Doesn’t Clean Itself...Yet

The technologies that are being used in the next generation of men’s fashion are already in some of the clothes we wear now, like stain- and liquid-resistant fabrics, but the future of tech-infused clothing holds a lot more. Imagine a decade from now, when your laundry cleans itself, or a missing shirt or accessory can be found thanks to GPS tracking embedded into the fibers of the shirt via nanotechnology. It’s quite refreshing to see how much innovation is currently happening in the world of fashion textiles, and exciting to think of what men’s fashion will be like 10...20...50 years from now.

Laundry Doesn’t Clean Itself...Yet

No Longer Just Accessories

Men’s accessories are a staple of contemporary fashionable looks, from bracelets and rings to cufflinks and bow ties. And your favorite men’s designer accessories are evolving with the help of new wearable technologies. Whether you’re looking for a pair of men’s USB wifi designer cufflinks, the Fitbit or Apple Watch, you certainly have an array of cool wearable tech to choose from.

No Longer Just Accessories

The Future of Reality Will Be What You Make It

While some near-future wearable tech looks to incorporate augmented and/or virtual reality (see Google Glass, Samsung Gear VR, etc.), our wearable tech is still in its infancy and is still some time away from being fully integrated into a digital reality. This mind-bogglingly cool technology will eventually no longer require bulky headpieces, but rather a more compact and fashionable men’s accessory. Many guys are gamers and will look forward to the amazing potential that AR and VR have.

The Future of Reality Will Be What You Make It

If Clothing Makes the Man, Technology Makes Him Better

When it comes to the future of men’s fashion trends, the impact that 3D-printing, nanotechnology, wearable tech, virtual reality or other cutting-edge technologies are having on the world of men’s designer fashion is undeniable. Let us know if you’ve had any experience with these or other fashion technologies not covered here. What types of technology would you like to see fused with your fashion?

If Clothing Makes the Man, Technology Makes Him Better