NASA-Inspired Technology Boosts Menswear Line How four MIT students created stylish business clothing from specialized fabrics that breathe, regulate heat, zap moisture and neutralize the bacteria that causes body odor.
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Entrepreneurs: Four students at Massachusetts Institute of Technology launched Ministry of Supply (MoS) to create stylish business clothing for men with "tech under the hood." Their wearable inventions are made of specialized fabrics that breathe, regulate heat, zap moisture and neutralize the bacteria that causes body odor.
"Aha" moment: The founders, who met at MIT's Entrepreneurship Center in 2011, were looking for better business garb. Aman Advani, in particular, was fed up with the "wrinkled, grimy" attire that comes with frequent travel. "As an active person, I knew there had to be a way to introduce performance textiles into my daily work wardrobe," he says.