THE FUTURE OF FASHION AND TECHNOLOGY IS HERE TOMORROW WITH TOMORROWEAR: WEARABLE TECH EXPO: 2016
LOS ANGELES, CA--- FEBRUARY 17, 2016--- Silicon Beach startup District2.co, (fashion B2B ecosystem where brands & fashion designers can hire apparel manufacturers to produce their collections), is hosting the first WEARABLE TECH EXPO "TomorroWear" at The Reef's hotspot Maker City LA. TomorroWear is an elite intimate event looking into the future- where fabric science, fashion, and wearable tech intertwine. Hosted at The Maker City LA Atelier on February 17, 2016, District2.Co, alongside Heart Centered Tech, Manufacture LA, & Maker City LA are ready to illuminate the digital advances liberating humankind’s creativity and enjoyment while enhancing the social and economic development of fashion & tech. Preceding the “FutureWalk" runway presentation, title-sponsor Heart Centered Tech is presenting their Peer-to-Peer Award to Benjamin F. Kuo ,Founder, Editor, and Publisher of SoCalTech. SoCalTech is a high news tech and informational search engine in Southern California. The previous awardee, Eli Eisenberg will present the award. Eisenberg is a venture capitalist at Straight Line Management. Heart Centered TECH Leadership Awards #HCTLA recognizes people within organizations who lead from the heart. The awards started as a way to acknowledge stand out individuals who take part in using technology to help make this world a better place. After 30 days, the recipients choose who is the next HCT award winner should be, making this the first Peer-to-Peer Awards Ceremony of its kind that was launched in the #LATECH #Siliconbeach community. With virtual environments & training to immersive art and 3D simulations on the rise, the VR GALLERY is a blend of LA’s finest VR Experiences all in one place for an expression of what’s possible in VR today. There will be narrative film pieces to full on 3D full immersive games. Game-School.com is a leader in providing VR education and has the best VR Gallery of talented artist experiences that are carving the way for content & simulations of the future. Speak directly with exhibitors & inventors, you will have the chance to mingle with these master disruptors (with food & drink), gaze at our closing Wearable Tech Fashion Show, and if you're still amped then stay for the "NowSounds" close out show! A super-secret Hollywood celebrity chef will be the night’s food of choice, and after FutureWalk, come have a night out on the town and party with these trendy creatives. THE PURPOSE OF TOMORROWEAR: Futurists, influencers, investors, fashion experts, wearable tech enthusiast, engineers, Los Angeles startups, innovative fabric mills, apparel manufacturers, and press/media will all be in attendance to witness fashion evolve in a way it has never been done before. We are digitizing the way physical electronics are operating and streamlining it into a natural necessity-- fashion, an industry as seasoned and established as spice trading (no pun intended). WHO WE ARE EXHIBITING: February 17 cannot come any sooner as we brands from every different spectrum are coming to the expo. Here is a short list of brands we are showcasing in the 1st ever wearable tech LA event: Activewear: Hollywood stuntwoman extraordinaire Natascha Hopkins’ Capo-Nata “The Lean Body.” The Lean Body is a built-in-one waist trimmer and sports bra. Medical: The Stem Cell Bra by Leonhardt is the first ever bra UNDER EARLY STAGE DEVELOPMENT that is DESIGNED to increase breast size without any invasive surgery. American Made & Sustainable: Leopardet is the next generation Ralph Lauren brand that is proud to say it’s American made--- in both design, manufacture, and distribution, utilizing all organic fabrics. Sustainable Clothing: Sun & Seeds’ clothing incorporates the natural elements of the Earth (dirt and plants) to the looks by using sustainable fabrics in the composition of the garments. Diversity Science: Made is an international design and manufacturing company that creates patened, high fashion denim and couture clothing and accessories; constructed from the best fine fabrics and materials, providing a phenomenal fit for a variety of body types; founded on faith. Beautifulliberation is the first company to ever capitalize on the diversity of female bodies by scientifically creating the patented golden standards for sizing based on body types. Recycled Threads & Precious Metals: Tambonita aims to make a beautiful, unique, handmade accessory and an eco-sustainable product. Tambonita has an original style that is exclusive in how it’s made. Hand woven and assembled with care, each product is individual, and represents the person wearing or carrying it. 3D Printing and Optical Illusion Design: ShapeShifterZ® is an athletic clothing brand founded in Santa Monica, California. We create goods for athletes that want to enhance the competitive experience, express an inner confidence and outright sense of humor, yet match the demands of modern fitness. Measure-by-Measure scanning: Left Shoe Company helps the customer pull on a pair of geometrically patterned socks and steps on a 3D scanner that analyses and measures both feet from every possible angle. A highly accurate 360° digital model of the feet is created. Once scanned, the customer can choose from a wide variety of designs, leathers and soles to create a unique shoe, knowing that each pair will be made with the best possible fit, specifically for him. We are also hosting 3d printers and virtual reality games at the event. The designers will have a chance to exhibit and drive the runway show. Hollywood stylist and event coordinating extraordinaire Parris Harris is on board with his gorgeous models at the FutureWalk. The event is on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM at The REEF - 11th Floor Atelier - 1933 South Broadway Los Angeles, CA 90007. For tix & information: tomorrowear.eventbrite.com USE DISCOUNT CODE "D2FRIENDS" for 50% off. Special Thanks to our event sponsors: Stubbs Alderton & Markiles LLC, Digital LA, Maker City LA, M.A.D.E.