Incredible superhydrophobic fabric that REPELS water could revolutionise ski gear

Now THAT”S how to wear your Jimmy Choos in the rain… Coating that REPELS water could revolutionise fashion world

A scene from a NeverWet demonstration video shows chocolate sauce flowing off a plimsoll leaving no mark

A scene from a NeverWet demonstration video shows chocolate sauce flowing off a plimsoll leaving no mark

The shoe coated in NeverWet - on the left - emerges muck free and bone dry from the muddy puddle, while the untreated shoe on the right is clearly stained

The shoe coated in NeverWet – on the left – emerges muck free and bone dry from the muddy puddle, while the untreated shoe on the right is clearly stained

The level of hydrophobicity is measured by the contact angle of water droplets on a surface

The level of hydrophobicity is measured by the contact angle of water droplets on a surface, as illustrated in this graph from the NeverWet website

The contact angle of a water droplet on a surface fabric coated in NeverWet is a minimum of 165 degrees

The contact angle of a water droplet on a surface fabric coated in NeverWet is a minimum of 165 degrees

In an experiment by Ross Technology, an iPhone was left in a bowl of water for 30 minutes - and came out unscathed

In an experiment by Ross Technology, an iPhone was left in a bowl of water for 30 minutes – and came out unscathed

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