Whoa, 3-D Printed Clothing!

Facebook came through for me today--one of my friends posted this video and it blew me away. Check out Danit Peleg's  website to see more of her stuff. It's RADICAL. 

Call me crazy, but apparently this is a thing now in the fashion world--I just did some internetting and found this:

Swimsuit by Panamanian design student Nadir Gordon (google her for more images)

Swimsuit by Panamanian design student Nadir Gordon (google her for more images)

and this--

Apparently the world's first 3-D printed dress (in 2013! Where have I been!) by artist  Michael Schmidt , worn here by Dita Von Teese.

Apparently the world's first 3-D printed dress (in 2013! Where have I been!) by artist Michael Schmidt, worn here by Dita Von Teese.

...and this, the greatest thing ever, it's giving me so many ideas--

Pieces by  Iris Van Herpen , who uses 3-D printing and special weaving techniques to get these insane effects, seriously go to her website, I'm BEGGING you.

Pieces by Iris Van Herpen, who uses 3-D printing and special weaving techniques to get these insane effects, seriously go to her website, I'm BEGGING you.

Jesus, that just took me on a wonderful internet adventure. Maybe it'll slip into my work somewhere. Patterns and repetition are my jam, after all, and 3-D printing is basically those two things all the time. Inspiration is rad, y'all.