Prototypes and Experiments

Women’s Liberation


In 1932 women could not vote in France. They wouldn’t get that right until 1944. What they could do it test fire-proof suits as Mademoiselle Suzanne Piget demonstrates.

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The Style of Technology

High Tech Clothing


Whether you are climbing Mount Everest or walking the dog in the middle of winter in Michigan, you probably are benefiting from a huge shift in the technology of clothing. From down-filled jackets with wind barriers to baselayers that wick moisture away from the skin, there is money to be made in the world of high-tech clothing.

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