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In Sportswear, Hitting a Refresh Button

24 March 2014

Sketch of a woman in a sports top

Sportswear in the summer 2014 season in New York includes designs by DKNY with fresh touches like the use of black and white paisley print. The Yohji Yamamoto collection is one of the best for colour intensity. Colour was smeared into a digital tie-dye effect, in slender long dresses, low-crotch cropped pants under tailored jackets, and sporty stretch fabrics.

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Discussion starters

  • Characteristics of technological outcomes: Use this and other examples to describe socio-technological environments and the relationships of technological outcomes involved. (level 6)
  • Brief development: Use this and other examples to communicate specifications that allow an outcome to be evaluated as fit for purpose. (level 6)


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Keywords: sportswear, new york, characteristics of technological outcomes, brief development

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