Balenciaga 3D scanning and 3D printing for luxury fashion in AW 2018 collection

Balenciaga 3D scanning and 3D printing for luxury fashion in AW 2018 collection

Balenciaga creative director Demna Gvasalia is using 3D printing for high fashion. The results are nearly seamless jackets that form part of Balenciaga’s Autumn/Winter 2018 collection . Gvasalia took 3D scans of his models’ bodies and then adjusted the body scans in a CAD program to achieve the “tailoring” he desired. The scans were then 3D printed, molded and cast with a lightweight foam. Tweeds and velvets were then bonded to the foam to create the finished jacket. Gvasalia’s 3D printed jackets have been noted for their hourglass silhouettes. Photo via Balenciaga. Haute Couture and additive manufacturing Speaking to […]

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