LED Dresses and Christian Louboutin Microchip Shoes When High Fashion Meets High Tech by Kristy Korcz September 5, 2012 4 Reactions 21 Shares 3 5 10 3 The killer collaboration between fashion and tech stretches far beyond supermodels on smartphones. In honor of New York Fashion Week this week, we're celebrating some of our favorite tech-outfitted items, from LED-adorned dresses to the most fabulous geek-toe shoes around. Some will cost you a pretty penny, while others exist only in movies, but they're all fun to gawk at. Which is your favorite? Start Louboutin's Geek-Toe Pump What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 This fabulous Christian Louboutin Lady Peep Geek Embroidered Pump ($1,695) can't do any data processing; the microchip-inspired pattern is created with intricate beading and embroidery. 1 / 10 Video Dress What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Turkish designer Hussein Chalayan presented this high-tech video dress at the Milan Design Fair in 2007. With 15,600 embedded LED lights in the fabric, the dress displayed a time lapse of a rose opening and closing. So romantic. 2 / 10 Roaring Flame Pants What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Talk about Girl on Fire! These LED flame pants from 2007 make quite the statement. 3 / 10 Ping Facebook Hoodie What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Update your Facebook status with a flip of the wrist. Electrofoxy's Ping hoodie comes with sensors that let you send status updates with gestures like lowering the hood and zipping up. 4 / 10 Glow in the Dark Dress What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 You won't need a flashlight if you have this glow in the dark dress, first unveiled in 2007, which is full of light-emitting diodes. 5 / 10 Mary Huang Light Dress What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Designer Mary Huang encourages customers to use this light dress and coordinating light-up scarf as a wall light when not in use. 6 / 10 Katy Perry's LED Dress What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Katy Perry showed off her toned legs and geeky style during the 2010 Costume Institute Gala. Her dress, designed by tech fashion duo Francesca Rosella and Ryan Genz from CuteCircuit, was infused with 24,000 LED bulbs. Source: Getty 7 / 10 Tron: Legacy's Light Fabrics What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 The woman behind the fabulous Tron: Legacy costumes, Christine Clark, used light-up fabrics to create the casts' futuristic suits. 8 / 10 Fergie's Light-Up LBD What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Fergie is no stranger to geeky stage costumes, so I wasn't surprised to see her wearing a light dress at the 2010 Billboard Music Awards. Designed by Philips and B. Akerlund, the dress used light-infused, curve-hugging fabric to light up with the beat of the music. Source: Getty 9 / 10 The Girl on Fire What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 In The Hunger Games, Katniss and Peeta are dressed to impress in black unitard suits that are lit "on fire" with synthetic flames. Photo courtesy of Lionsgate 10 / 10 Follow LEDTech FashionGeek Fashion Geek Fashion 12 Days of the Geekiest Christmas Sweaters 6 days ago How NYFW Redefined the Laptop Case 9/17 Thank You, BlackMilk, For Reminding Us How Much We Love Harry Potter 9/13 Geek Is Chic! Fashion That Knew It All Along 9/03 Tech Gear That'll Make Your Collar Pop 8/29 Archie Gets Fashion Forward 8/01 2 Comments Sign in to leave a comment Sign in with your account Don't have an account? Create one now! siamesecities 1 year Presence of Heart should be in this list! A dress that lights up to your heartbeat, by up and coming SF fashion brand Agent of Presence. http://heartbeat.agentofpresence.com/ Grace Hitchcock 1 year I love the glow in the dark dress! I think it could use an updated silhouette- but the concept is so cool.