stealth wear
n. Clothing designed to prevent the wearer from being tracked, recognized, or photographed, particularly by surveillance systems. Also: stealthwear.
stealth-wear adj.

Example Citations:
The term "stealth wear" sounded cool, if a bit extreme, when I first heard it early this year. It's a catchy description for clothing and accessories designed to protect the wearer from detection and surveillance. I was amused. It seemed like an updated version of a tinfoil hat, albeit a stylish one.
—Jenna Wortham, "Stealth Wear Aims to Make a Tech Statement," The New York Times, June 29, 2013

Clothing and accessories designed to help individuals remain anonymous in public, known as stealth wear, are becoming increasingly popular.
—Kristin Feledy, "Slacks That Literally Hide Your Butt," SiliconAngle, July 1, 2013

Earliest Citation:
Building off previous work with CV Dazzle, camouflage from face detection, stealth wear continues to explore the aesthetics of privacy and the potential for fashion to challenge authoritarian surveillance.
—Adam Harvey, "Stealth Wear: New Designs for Countersurveillance," Adam Harvey Projects, December 29, 2012


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