Stealth Wear: Fashion That Keeps You Off the Radar
The words “stealth wear” have us thinking of James Bond, undercover spies and other people who don’t want to be found. But it could become a fashion trend for the masses
One designer, Adam Harvey from the School of Visual Arts, has started designing products that make you invisible to technology. He has created, with the designer Johanna Bloomfield, a collection of counter-surveillance garments that includes a shirt to protect the heart from X-rays, clothing that blocks thermal imaging and pockets that cut out phone signals.
Harvey’s interest in the clandestine began years ago when he was a party photographer. In an interview with Tank Magazine, he said, “I spent a lot of time photographing people who didn’t always want to be photographed.” Once Harvey realized the pictures he took could be used as a source of incriminating evidence, he turned to creating products that prevented that Read more…