Researchers in search of a faster, cheaper way to engineer human tissue found success in traditional textile production methods.
Haptic sensors might help figure out if thread count really matters
Thank outdated fashion statements and swordfights for the odd switch
From highlanders to hipsters
Through weaving, the women of Ausangate, Peru, pass down the traditions of their ancestors
Leave room in your suitcase for these irresistible items
The Singer Sewing Machine changed the way America manufactured textiles, but the invention itself was less important than the company’s innovative business
David Adjaye, architect of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, approaches building design as creating "fabric"
Here’s what happens when you feed historical cross-stitch through a music box
Web fibers can send a wide range of messages
Anna Dumitriu combines bacteria and textile design to explore our relationship with microorganisms
The honored Brit—50 years in the business—goes for the bold in her designer collections
From toxins in textile dyes to torturous corsets, beauty has a long history of coming at a high cost
As you don your sparkly holiday fashions, think of the trend's start in an Egyptian tomb
Three good reads to accessorize your daily routine
The museum's clothing and textiles are unwrapped for view as never before
The real stories behind some fashion fads and classics hold some surprising twists
As this old newspaper ad supplement shows, in the heydey of synthetic knits, DuPont advanced its chemically made fibers as a key to "Better Living"
For decades, Ivory sold itself as the suds that made legwear last longer
With the '80s and '90s status-symbol clothing a bargain on eBay, the Brooklyn artist buys, disassembles and reconstructs them to make abstract "paintings"
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