Wearable Technology in Fashion

Sumin Koo, Youngjin Chae

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8 Citations (Scopus)


As smart clothing is being increasingly recognized as a strong contender in future wearables, with its flexible and comfortable interface becoming more accessible to people, fashion also has been successfully orienting itself as the next game-changer in wearable technology through its connection to a wide range of design, lifestyle, and functionality with its scalability. This chapter introduces the currently available wearables in the fashion industry for varied symbolic, aesthetic, cultural, or functional purposes and the projects concerning smart clothing and soft wearable robot for future living with the enhanced comfort of the wearer. The chapter also discusses the future of wearable technology in the fashion industry.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPalgrave Studies in Practice
Subtitle of host publicationGlobal Fashion Brand Management
PublisherSpringer Nature
Number of pages23
Publication statusPublished - 2022

Publication series

NamePalgrave Studies in Practice: Global Fashion Brand Management
ISSN (Print)2523-3505
ISSN (Electronic)2523-3513

Bibliographical note

Publisher Copyright:
© 2022, The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG.

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Business and International Management
  • Strategy and Management
  • Marketing
  • Management of Technology and Innovation


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