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Coat Made of Data Fabric Takes Fashion Week by Storm

ABSTRACT: Software company IBN teamed up with avant garde designer, Charlie Yorkading, to set the world of haute couture ablaze this season with a bold new jacket crafted entirely from data fabric.

April 1, 2022 - PARIS - Software company IBN teamed up with avant garde designer, Charlie Yorkading, to set the world of haute couture ablaze this season with a bold new jacket crafted entirely from data fabric.

The parka–which retails for $250,000 a year, or more for the enterprise edition–promises to keep the wearer warm with enriched semantic layers. 

Asked what inspired the unorthodox collab, a spokesperson for IBN replied “Everyone knows wearables are the next big thing in computing, and the beauty of data fabric is the number of use-cases it supports, so when Charlie approached us, we figured ‘why not?’”

The coat is just the latest piece in Yorkading’s line of “techstyles.” Previous projects have included a bathing suit for swimming in data lakes, a poncho to keep off rain from hybrid clouds, and hiking boots for data migrations.

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