Textile industry is one of the industries which doesn’t look like it fluctuates much. Right? Well, think again! In this age of technological advancement it is logical to assume that every industry is bound to keep a futuristic outlook. Futuristic textiles are a thing now; be it the outgoing and bold dresses generally associated with the Western world, or the reserved and modest dresses linked to the conservative and Muslim world. Every corner of the world is certain to be shook by the advancements in the textile industry.
Below are listed the ten of the most amazing textiles of the future:
1. Apparels which will be able to self-clean!
Yes, you read that right! Dr. Rajesh from an Australian university namely Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology led the research which made significant discoveries’ about the structure of different elements of cotton, which can clean themselves. Although, it is still work in progress, the scientists are hopeful for it to become a realty soon.
Self-cleaning clothes might be a thing in the near future. People who do their laundry know the hassle they have to go through. Gathering the clothes, putting them in the machine, and getting them through a dryer; all with the super wet surf and lather. This hassle is all but about to end in the future.
2. Vibrating sportswear
There are many instances of sports where precision and accuracy is required to get going. Take for example the throwing of a cricket ball at a specific angle set by the cricketing lawmakers. The angle is fifteen degrees of elbow joint which can be straightened while bowling. To make young cricket bowlers make sure they practice this legal angle; Cricflex is a startup producing arm wear which vibrates if your bowling action falls short of the legal fifteen degrees.
Likewise, fitness clothing which include gymnastics, aerobics, and other such sports which require precise angles are jumping on vibrating sportswear bandwagon.
3. Clothes with recycled ocean plastic
Plastic waste is a big concern for ocean life. Plastic waste is being used to create sportswear and in the near future shall be recycled to make routine apparels which can be worn like normal clothes. Adidas made football jerseys for a few football clubs like Man United which were made of ocean plastic which turn into textile goods.
4. Colour shifting clothes
Ever wondered what would it be like to attend different themed parties wearing the same shirt? Not a good idea, right? Well in the near future you can do so as the colors of the shirt will shift as per your requirement. Attend as many parties as you like wearing the same shirt but adorning different colours!
5. LED Lights enable cloths
Models, TV stars, and all those red carpet musicians tend to wear eye-catching sharp outfits. In the futuristic outlook of such red carpet events, the musicians, rappers, and models might be seen wearing these LED enabled clothes which give off unique effects due to the built-in LED system. It shall be a customizable LED system with designs and colors of our choosing.
6. Built-in Medical data censors and health monitoring system
Health is wealth! Scientists are working on a line of clothing which collects your medical-grade information, converts it into data and shall be sued to diagnose the wearer of any disease beforehand. Apart from the basic diseases, this might be helpful in diagnosing major diseases like cancer, tuberculosis, and other such ailments.
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7. Go smart with your smart clothes like smartphone.
No need to worry about taking out your smartphone from your pocket every now and then. Whether it’s the cold, or you are riding a bike or cycle, no need to put in the extra effort to attend to a call or reply to a text! These are the futuristic clothing add-ons that shall be offered by the apparel companies in collaboration with the smartphone companies. One example is the Commuter Trucker Jacket which is made by the famous company Levi’s.
The banana fiber is epitome of strength and durability. The stem of the banana tree is sued to make this fiber and is extremely durable as well as environment friendly. The cost associated with these fibers is therefore very less, which in turn produces cost effective clothing. Therefore, the needy people can benefit from this type of fiber clothing in textile industry.
9. Massager garb
Visiting a massager after a tiring day of work or sport might not be the last thing on your mind. To counter this a full-fledged garb is there to massage you while you lay down for a quick rest. The combination of censors and corresponding vibrations make massage movements on key areas of the body, and the result is a complete home massage.
10. Fruits fiber & Nooo ! animal
Leather products are expensive and brutal as they are procured after some animal is killed for the hides. An increasing number of customers want to play no role in this brutal killing spree of animals. Organizations like PETA which work for animal protection have raised their voices too. Therefore, the fruit waste like apple left from juice production is being used as a fiber for clothes.