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Fibre optic dress changes colour on a whim

Published on Jan 9, 2014 8:14 AM

LAS VEGAS (AFP) - The techno-chic with a few thousand dollars to spare can sport outfits that can change colour on a whim.

London-based designer Amy Rainbow Winters showed just how in a FashionWare area at the Consumer Electronics Show here on Wednesday.

On display was a dress she made of fabric with fibre optics woven in and sensors in the sleeves. Light traveled through the cloth, which glowed blue.

With a touch of a sleeve, Winters changed the colour.

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