We live in a world where there are thousands styles of jeans to choose from, but only a few models of wheelchairs. Why is this so?

Medical garments are normally designed for functional purposes. Presenting a fashionable neck brace Lanzavecchia changes the perspective of the patient towards their illness and brings beauty and extended functionalities at the same time. Her work aims to shift the aesthetics and values typically associated with medical aids. These accessories become a platform for discussing, understand and cope with disability, illness and human frailty.

What future developments do you predict within wearable technology?

'I think in the future we will need less and less objects and accessories. Clothes could be all at once our home and our identity; our communication tools and our storage containers…'