Micro chainmail fabric will be very form fitting and therefore likely to be used for some fashion.
Chain mail fabric draped over a one-inch metal ball. Credit: Engle, et al
As the links are pulled taut, the researchers found that the fabric’s length could expand by 32%, with its width decreasing by 56%. It can also incorporate electronics.
However, I think it will have a fashion niche because it will very good on those who are physically fit.