- 3D printing is being used by many fashion designers.
- 3D printing is not at the moment ready for mass producing clothing.
- Some new developments however may make this more likely to occur in the future.
Over the past decade many fashion designers have done extensive experiments with 3D printed fashion. Janne Kyttanen was one of the first starting with handbags, tops and other fashion items. Most 3D printing materials are rigid. Since the beginning of 3D printed fashion this has been one of the main obstacles to overcome. By making chain mail like structures flexible clothing items can be made with powder bed fusion