Is This $300,000 Chanel Suit The Future Of Wearable Tech? See The Soft Side Of Machines At The Met

If Coco Chanel were alive in the age of 3D printing, how might the technology have enhanced her clothing? Last year, Karl Lagerfeld addressed that question directly by producing a $300,000 quilted suit combining hand embroidery and selective laser sintering. The ensemble has physical qualities that would have been impossible to achieve with only a needle and thread, such as quilting without stitches and seams. But the most radical aspect of Lagerfeld's creation is the seamless integration of...

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