Sunday, November 19, 2017

3D Printing and the Future of Fashion Business: Industry Benefits [Part 4]

Cost savings on import and logistic statistics show that in 2015, import of garments in the US was valued at $97 billion. Development of...

Merger of Fashion and Engineering, Design-based Thinking Set To Revolutionize All Industries

The merger of fashion and engineering is the new black in the fashion tech space. It is an area of innovation that has got...

3D Fashion: 3D Body Scanning Meets Real Apparel World

Yesterday, Fung Global & Retail Tech published a good review of the 3D-scanning companies, whose technology can be used to scan fashion retail customers...

Behnaz Farahi Pushes Boundaries of Material Engineering with her Bodyscape Wearable

We first heard the name Behnaz Farahi, when we were introduced to the 3D printed wearable ‘Caress of the Gaze’ cape. It was a...

The 3D Printed Future of Fashion Business: Overproduction & Low Sustainability (Part 2)

The long supply chain and low marginality have created another dead-end strategy of mass market fashion, overproduction. Each year, we produce 150 billion units...

The 3D Printed Future of Fashion Business [Part 1]

Fashion business as we know it has been evolving for the last few centuries. Today, the majority of garment production takes place far away...
Emerging Technologies

How Emerging Technologies Will Affect Fashion Manufacturing

The use of emerging technologies in the fashion business is nothing new, but what’s interesting is that the most striking and effective technologies are primarily used...

Banneya’s 3D Printed Fine Jewellery Embarks On A ‘Jewel-Tech’ Revolution

When the majority of consumers think of 3D printed jewellery, they envision cheap plastic pieces with a homemade feel. Very few think of high end luxury, and...

Harry’s Hi-Tech Fabric Sneakers Observed Through a Futuristic Lens

We can report that there is another event taking place this week besides CES, and that is London Fashion Week Mens. This season, technology, for...
Is Adidas Proving Footwear Technology Is Maybe in 3D Printing?

Is Adidas Proving Footwear Technology Is Maybe in 3D Printing?

What does Thursday, 15th December 2016 and cities New York City, Tokyo and London have in common? Well, Thursday, 15th December 2016 is the...

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NEWS: SUSTAINABILITY

Who Are WEAR Sustain’s 23 Finalists?

I am sure that by now everyone has heard about a project called WEAR Sustain. Managed by a consortium of seven organisations across five...
NRG Greenest Sneakers

The Greenest Sneakers Made From Recycled Carbon Dioxide Emissions

Since carbon capture technologies became feasible and affordable, scientists and environmentalists have been working to figure out what to do with all that carbon...
Functional Fabrics

Functional Fabrics for Scalable Textile Tech Integration

Recently, the functional fabrics research and development department at Drexel University, received a financial injection of 75 million dollars from the Advanced Functional Fabrics of America (AFFOA)-...

NEWS: RETAIL TECH

Subconscious Shopping: Step Into eBay’s ‘Inspiration Zone’

Curated in partnership with Saatchi Art, eBay has opened the first subconscious shopping experience. Launched in a revolutionary new concept space in Central London, the...

NYFW: Iconic Label Tommy Hilfiger Invests in Retail Tech

Besides Intel's efforts, it seems that fashion tech worthy of any column inches has been on the quiet side at NYFW this season. What has...

Retail Tech Superstar Holli Rogers Interblends Offline With Online

CEO of Browns, Holli Rogers, has been busy pushing forward a concept that could take the retail tech world by storm. Powered by parent company Farfetch, Browns...

NEWS: R&D

Sewing Robotics

A Revolutionary Milestone, from the Sewing Machine to Robotics

Would you say that it is inevitable that robots will be, if not already, part of the fashion technology movement? We like to think so. Championing...
Temp Tech Tattoo

Temporary Tech Tattoos, When Function Trumps Fashion

Getting inked can be viewed as a form of expression. For some, adorning a tattoo is a fashion statement, for others it is a...

Soft Wearable Robotic Glove Made With Empathy, Science and Assistive Technology

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), around 15% of the world's population are physically impaired to some degree. In order for those with...

NEWS: WOMEN IN TECH

Karlie Kloss ‘Tech Entrepreneur’ Partners Up With ElleUK

Karlie Kloss, 'tech entrepreneur' and face of Huawei Watch is on a mission. Working together with ELLEUK, she will be taking over the March...

Conversing Fashion Tech With Anouk Wipprecht

Talking to Fashion Tech designer Anouk Wipprecht is a roller-coaster ride for tech lovers. The Dutch-born designer has been living in the United States...
Victoria Geany's Landmark exhibition

Geaney’s Photobacterium Kishitanni, An Exploration of Non-Traditional Materials

Recently we were introduced to Victoria Geaney. A creative who classifies herself as a conceptual designer, Victoria explores the intersections of Fashion, Art, Science...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

When Fashion and LifeStyle Textiles are Getting Smart

We may not begrudge our clothes and textile furnishings for forgetting to remind us of our mother-in-law’s birthday, but we will expect them to...
Yarnology

Yarnology Infused with Coffee, Gold and Silver Means Bye Bye to B.O.

Combating body odor is no small feat. Many in the fashion tech space have tried and failed. That does not mean that it is...
Functional Fabrics

Functional Fabrics for Scalable Textile Tech Integration

Recently, the functional fabrics research and development department at Drexel University, received a financial injection of 75 million dollars from the Advanced Functional Fabrics of America (AFFOA)-...