Saturday, September 23, 2017
Sustainable Shoes

Sustainable Shoes Designed With Plant Based Alternative Algae

When we heard that one pair of VIVOBAREFOOT x Bloom algae shoes returns 57 gallons of clean water to habitat, we had to find...

SeaCell, Quasi-Medicinal Sustainable Fabric Made of Seaweed

First whispered in 2012, SeaCell, an innovative, progressive and sustainable material, is still making waves when it comes to sustainable materials. The yarn is derived...
VivoBarefoot Shoe Technology

Vivobarefoot’s Hiking Boot is Like The Tesla of Shoes

I am a straight couch potato and I am passionate about it, and with good reason. Technology has severely let me down. All my activity...
Smartwatches Here to Stay

CES2017: Garmin, The OG On The Wearable Tech Block

Only one month ago, some media channels were climbing on mountain tops to inform us that wearables are dead. It was a ‘fact’ that soon appeared to...

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...

CES2017: VIVOBAREFOOT IoT-Enabled Running Shoe Powered By Sensoria

For us here at FashNerd.com, #CES2017 is definitely a great way to start the new year. Frequented by makers, designers, and innovators, CES, for...
Balaclava, Fashion Tech, Wearables

Game Changing High-Tech Yarn Heats Things Up For Athletes

When you think of the word balaclava, it does not really conjure up the words 'fashionable' and 'stylish' but researchers from Nottingham Trent University...
Boltt, Decoding Fitness Through Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

Boltt, Decoding Fitness Through Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

Meet Boltt, the wearable, decoding fitness through machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence. (AI) An idea born about 18 months ago by founders Arnav and Aayushi...
Under Armour on Designing Crucial Performance Weapons for Runners

Under Armour on Designing Crucial Performance Weapons for Runners

Good things can come in three, and in the case of Under Armour they are UA SpeedForm® Gemini 3 RE, UA SpeedForm® Velociti RE,...
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

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...

Stella McCartney x Parley’s Environmentally-Minded Approach to fashion

When one thinks of Stella McCartney, there are 3 words that come to mind; Eco friendly, Meat Free, Sustainability. So it came as no...
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

Disrupting Retail Technology and Fashion Technology

"The Overuse of the Word #FashionTech Is Taking Away its Meaning & Eradicating The Artistry" -Muchaneta K 2015 was the year that defined Fashion Tech(nology)...

Candice Fragis: “I Won’t Wear Wearables For Wearables Sake”

This morning at Decoded Fashion London I had the pleasure of sitting down with the stylish Candice Fragis, the buying and merchandising director for...

High Street Brand Zara Invests in Technology To Improve Customer Experience

We mentioned, not so long ago, that high street store Zara was joining the retail tech revolution. Well, it is really happening! Such a move by...

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...

The Convergence of Fashion With Technology Needs Empathy

No matter the problem, keeping things simple can be considered quite an intellectual plan of attack when attempting to work out a complex problem....
Cotton textile covered with nanostructures invisible to the naked eye. Image magnified 200 times.

No More Washing. Shine Some Light On Self-Cleaning Textiles

As technology evolves, the importance of it evolving grows by the day, which means that the choices that we have to approach when solving everyday...

NEWS: WOMEN IN TECH

Liz Salcedo, The Beautiful Science Behind Everpurse

Liz Salcedo and her husband are the powerhouse behind Everpurse. Everpurse are handbags that have been designed to successfully integrate technology and fashion. We think their...

In Her Own Words: MARTA WAYDEL [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...

Madison Maxey, Creatively Taking Smart Fabrics Beyond The LED Dress

FashNerd.com managing editor Mano ten Napel had the pleasure of getting to know Madison Maxey over a cup coffee in Amsterdam. The Brooklyn based smart...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

CEAM, Invisible Nano Technology Meets Modern Design

Always on the look out for something new in the fashion tech space, it was quite exciting when we were introduced to a new clothing...
Smart Fabrics

Smart Fabrics Technology, Don’t Believe The Hype (Just Yet)

Earlier this year, at the Wearable Technology Show in London, I met Jan Zimmermann, head of textile innovation with Swiss textile company Forster Rohner. Part...

It is Time To Be Provoked Into Experimenting With Nobel-Prize Winning Material Graphene

At the end of last year, we wrote about the Nobel-prize winning material Graphene. Promising to change the dynamics of the smart fabrics space...