Monday, July 24, 2017

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...

3D Printing Technology, Providing New Solutions To Everyday Problems

3D Printing is more than just about fashion. It is a technology with the potential to challenge the old ways, by providing new solutions...

EDITORS PICK: 3D Printed 24K Gold Chrome Plated Karpman Boots

Recently, self-proclaimed "3D thinker" Anna Karpman and her stunning stiletto boots came to my attention. I fell helplessly in lust with her latest project, 3D...
Sylvia Heisel

NYFW: Sylvia Heisel on Sustainability, Functionality and Wearability

With so much going on during New York Fashion Week, we made it our mission to find a moment to have a chat with Sylvia...
Nike Zoom Superfly Flyknit Olympics

Technology Accelerating Rio Olympians Towards the Future

With the Rio Olympics looming, big brands like Nike, Adidas, Under Armour to name a few, are not being shy about putting their best...
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NEWS: SUSTAINABILITY

Buying into Sustainable Fashion To Dye For!

Did you know that one plain cotton t-shirt requires 2700 litres of water, and a third of a pound of chemicals to produce? The fact that...

Which Is The Lesser of Two Evils, Dumping Plastic or Reusing It In Fabric?

We all know that plastic is currently a big problem. It never breaks down. When dumped in landfills it ends up releasing heavy metals...

Eccentric Youngster Jaden Smith Gives Sustainability Street Cred

Sustainability is a cause that has been gaining momentum for a while now. With well known pioneers like Sylvia Heisel, Liz Spencer, Stella McCartney leading the...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

Aerochromics, Smart Clothing That Monitors Pollution in Real-Time

Have you heard of designer Nikolas Bentel? If you haven't, then allow us to enlighten you. He is the creator behind new clothing line...
When “Powered Clothing” Is All About Motors, Sensors and Artificial Intelligence

When “Powered Clothing” Is All About Motors, Sensors and Artificial Intelligence

Yves Béhar is a name that we have dropped before. We mentioned him as the talent behind the Jawbone UP2. Since then the Swiss...
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

With The Retail Tech Space Showing So Much Potential, How did Style.com Fail?

If you type in Style.com, you are instantly redirected to Farfetch. Did you know that? I did not. Curious to why, I did some...

The Scarfi VR App, Bridging the Gap Between The Physical and Digital Worlds

We recently discovered a new VR app with a difference. Launched exclusively at Westfield London, the Scarfi app was created via a partnership with British...
Sustainability Avery Dennison Evrything

Sustainable Apparel Coalition Partners with Avery Dennison and EVRYTHNG, Exploring New Age of Brand...

A pioneering partnership with the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) and Avery Dennison Retail Branding and Information Solutions has been announced. The partnership explores how suppliers, manufacturers,...

NEWS: WOMEN IN TECH

In Her Own Words: MARIA MESTRE [Women In Tech Series]

On the run up to Women’s Day on the 8th March, we are paying homage to 7 women who have made a name for themselves in...

Trump, The Modern Woman With Tech on the Mind

With controversial politician Donald Trump hitting the headlines worldwide, daughter Ivanka has been grabbing the headlines for a much different reason. The businesswoman, wife and mother...

London Summit 16: Women Changing the Face of Tech

As the countdown begins for London Summit 2016 taking place 13th - 15th April 2016, we find ourselves rather excited at the prospect of meeting the movers and...

NEWS: R&D

Panasonic Unveils Bendable Twistable & Flexible Battery For Wearables

From a fashion tech point of view, it seems like things are not getting 'better by the year' for the Consumer Technology Show (CES) in...
These Smart Threads Can Change The Colour of Clothes

These Smart Threads Can Change The Colour of Clothes

Often, when I leave the house, it hits me that I haven't given any attention to colour matching my clothes. This fashion passe could...
Automat, Taking The Internet Of Things From Prototype To Market

Automat, Taking The Internet Of Things From Prototype To Market

It wasn't long after meeting Fredrik Timour, CEO of award-winning startup Neue Labs, that we dove straight into a conversation about their latest product called AUTOMAT....