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Finding the perfect winter coat

With weather cooling down significantly and annual sales like Black Friday and Cyber Monday approaching fast, many Minnesotans are in the market for a new, high quality winter coat. 

Simon Ozbek in front of spacesuits at NASA

Be the voice of the user

When Simon Ozbek started his academic career he never imagined it would take him all the way to NASA. Read his interview.

a drawing of Brad and Lucy as super heroes

Can clothing change the world?

A uniquely balanced lab at the University of Minnesota offers a glimpse of the rapidly growing field of wearable technology.

Claire Lumen

Claire Lumen: Fashion as virtual interaction

Claire Lumen sees the world differently. Since early adolescence, she has been obsessed with the intricacies of socializing through the Internet. That obsession inspired her line of prototype clothing with motion-capture functionality.