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Submission + - Energy Generating Clothing Hits Couture Status (

MikeChino writes: With all of the gadgets we tote around these days, a plug-free charging solution would make a lot of sense — which is why designers are flocking to integrate energy-generating technology into a new wave of functional clothing. From awkward solar power neckties to Zegna's slick solar jacket the field has come a long way, and the latest foray of clean tech into fashion is a series of space-age kinetic-energy harvesting dresses developed by XS labs. Instead of camouflaging the power-generating mechanisms, these "Captain Electric" dresses integrate those features in a visible way.

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