Designer Melinda Looi worked with Materialise Malaysia to create Asia's first 3D printed fashion show.
The video below walks you briefly through the process from rendering to runway.
Additive manufacturing is making huge leaps, being experimented with by many progressive fashion designers. As we begin to discover the full range of what is possible with this exciting technology, I don't believe it will be long before the costume design world adopts it heavily.
Along with highly realistic digital rendering skills, a strong background in 3D modeling could easily become a highly sought after ability within the field.