Being in the latest fashion and being ecological is compatible if you wear this solar tie , an invention of the University of Iowa that uses photovoltaic fabrics in which light-catching materials are arranged creating original prints. On the reverse, the garment includes a discreet pocket where you can store your mobile while it recharges in the sunlight. Now you have an excuse to always wear a tie to work.
According to one of its creators, the engineer Joseph Hynek, in the latest issue of the Journal of Textile and Apparel Technology and Management , the invention demonstrates that it is possible to create accessories with the latest technology in which aesthetics and functionality are balanced. . That’s why Hynek and his team suggest applying it to jackets, bags, and other garments.