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Crafting Wearables: Blending Technology with Fashion by Kate Sicchio, Madeline Gannon, Sibel Deren Guler

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© Sibel Deren Guler, Madeline Gannon, and Kate Sicchio 2016

Sibel Deren Guler, Madeline Gannon and Kate Sicchio, Crafting Wearables, 10.1007/978-1-4842-1808-2_2

2. Wearable Fictions

Sibel Deren Guler, Madeline Gannon2 and Kate Sicchio1

(1)Brooklyn, New York, USA

(2)Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Wearables often seem like something out of a science fiction (sci-fi) movie, made for another world or another time. Sometimes that’s because they really are something out of a science fiction movie. Sci-fi is a genre of fiction that is based on imaginary concepts such as futuristic worlds and technology, parallel universes, and extraterrestrial life. It is a subgenre of speculativefiction, which refers more broadly to stories that involve elements of imaginary ...

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