Designing Medical Clothing That’s Stylish? It’s More Important Than You Think

By Katharine Schwab

As baby boomers age, one company is creating fashionable, high-end clothing for sick and elderly patients.

In recent years, patient-centered design has become the norm in health care–and alongside changes in architecture and services, many designers have rethought the uncomfortable, revealing hospital gown. But for patients with chronic diseases or those in home care, who might undergo treatment for years, the options are sparser. They need clothing that’s flexible enough for treatments, but designs that don’t look obviously (or dehumanizingly) medical. And as the percentage of people who need long-term care increases, one startup sees a new market.

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