Integrating technology into fashion has become a fascinating new process, moving from wearable devices and smart jewelry right to clothing. But, is it possible to have something as functional as a solar charger successfully made into a couture fashion piece? The answer is yes, and to prove it, there is the Super Trench by Jennifer Matantu.

A super stylish piece of tech

A super stylish piece of tech

For most people, wearable technology refers to smart bracelets and smart watches, like the Fitbit line of activity trackers or the Samsung Gear S smart watch. But fashion designers can integrate tech into actual clothing, fitting technology right into the outfit’s aesthetic.

Solar panels integrated into coat

Solar panels integrated into coat

That’s what Jennifer hopes to achieve with the Super Trench. By having solar panels inserted directly into the coat’s fabric, you can generate solar energy to charge your digital devices! Not only functional, this coat is also highly fashionable, made with quality materials and vibrant color.

Stylish solar power

Stylish solar power

Currently in the design stage, check out Jennifer’s  portfolio pages to see more of her fashion tech designs and get inspired to become a walking piece of (very stylish) technology!

 

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