Wearable Technology

By: Stacy Stube

There was a time when Baltimore's garment industry was a source of economic development for the growing immigrant community. After the rise and fall of the garment unions, many factories closed shop and manufacturing moved offshore.

Philip Spector held his ground and has kept sewing machines in Baltimore well oiled for over 40-years. Taking on the backlash of an ever-changing industry, Fashion Unlimited combines wearable technology with stretch garments.

The first ever heart monitor that Fashions Unlimited produced for Adidas was recently featured in the European film - Fashion the New Black - A documentary about the Future of Fashion

 

Adidas Heart Monitor Garment   Image Source: Amazon.com 

Adidas Heart Monitor Garment   Image Source: Amazon.com