from styleborg: tattoos: not just for rebels anymore.

Kerry Bodine writes: A few months ago Haven suggested to me that studying tattoos might give me some ideas about the future design of wearable computers. Turns out he’s not so crazy after all… In the book Stylemakers: Inside Fashion, the authors talk about David Wolfe, one of Seventh Avenue’s foremost fashion forecasters, and his ideas about tattoos. “Based on research from [the MIT experimental clothing laboratory], he predicts a future amalgamation of apparel and technology. ‘Tattooing and body piercing are the first steps in this transformation,’ he maintains.