el wire coats and vests

Electroluminescent wire (EL) has been used to create lines of illumination in a variety of Enlighted clothing designs, such as the jackets shown here.


leather vest with red EL wire accents

This piece (provided by a client) was decorated with red EL wire, following the seams in the shoulder area.

front view in dark and bright lighting

back view in dark and bright lighting


EL wire outlines on suit jackets and tuxedos

a single lime green outline around the entire collar, front view, in dim and bright lighting

white suit jacket with aqua EL trim, with triple stripe on lower edge of collar

black tuxedo jacket with two colors of EL outlines on collar (aqua and dark blue)

black vinyl trench coat with violet EL wire trim on outer edge of collar

 


leather motorcycle jacket with EL wire

This leather jacket is covered with about 300 feet of EL wire! More information and images are available on this page.


translucent vinyl and fabric jackets with EL wire

We've created a variety of jackets in this style, please see this page for more information.


EL wire suit with green and blue swirling design - more info here

this outfit uses several hundred feet of EL wire


purple velvet jacket with EL wire and LEDs

This purple velvet jacket with faux fur collar was decorated with wavy patterns of purple, pink, aqua, and white EL wire. The loops of wire surrounded LEDs in coordinated colors.

Additional views showing the jacket being worn in a club, the back view, and the view in bright light.


green silk smoking jacket with EL wire and LEDs

Green EL wire outlines the lapels and cuffs of this stylish smoking jacket, the matching pants, and the logo on the back.


black jacket with red outlines

This basic black casual jacket was decorated with red EL wire outlines on the cuffs, collar, yoke, front zipper, and pockets.

front and back views in dim and moderate lighting


how to order

We hope that this overview has helped to clarify some of the design issues that are important when installing EL wire on a coat or vest. Please see this page for more information and other limitations related to EL wire.

EL wire designs are priced based on the amount of wire being used, the complexity of the design, the method used to mount it on fabric, and whether you want a steady glowing effect or some sort of animated pattern. As a rough estimate, most projects will be in the range of $10 to $20 per foot of wire.

The simplest designs shown on this page (such as a single outline on a suit collar) would start around $300.

More elaborate designs, with lot of fine detail, would be in the range of $500-$1000 or more.

Please see our custom orders page for more information.


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