Thursday, March 23, 2017
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...

Apple Launch Event: What to Expect and When to Expect it!

Apple Inc. has sent out invites last week for their yearly iPhone centered event. It's safe to conclude that Apple will announce their new...
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)-...
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...
Scott Amyx Interview

Scott Amyx: Fashion Comes First & Technology Should Be Following

It was around the same time that we started FashNerd.com that I came across Scott Amyx. Based in the San Francisco Bay area, Amyx is...
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....

This Week In Fashion Tech…

We attended Berlin's 9th Media convention Re:publica this week, where we had to look hard for the fashion tech frontline. Of course the MET...
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...

In 2020 Virtual Reality Will Actually Look Cool

Oculus managed to start shipping the first Oculus Rift VR Headset this week in quite an original way; it was Oculus' very own founder...

BMW Starts Replacing Dashboards With AR

German car manufacturer BMW is celebrating it's centennial with a new concept carthat is prove that big ideas can lead to big innovation. The BMW...
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NEWS: SUSTAINABILITY

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...

CSF, Reflecting & Re-enforcing Patterns of Excessive Consumption & Disconnection

A few months ago I was invited to be part of a Fashion Debates panel. Hosted by founder Olivia Pinnock,  she introduced me to...

The Super Material With Eco Powers Lives

The Super Material lives. Created by University of California Riverside, it has the ability to repel water whilst absorbing and storing toxins safely.The Super...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

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Linda Worbin, The Creator Of Smart Textiles

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Kassim Denim x Neue Labs: The World’s First Connected Jeans

Denim artisans Kassim, took center stage at Denim Premiere Vision in Paris this week. They were among the cherry picked brands exhibiting at the denim...

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...

NEWS: RETAIL TECH

Cashless on the Catwalk, Gadgetry or Innovation?

With 1 day and 17 hours remaining before London Fashion Week begins, we are naturally buzzing with excitement to see what the designers will...

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...

Explosion of Technology Transforming The Way We Shop

We get a ripple of excitement when we think about how the explosion of technology has been transforming the way we shop.This global guilty...

NEWS: WOMEN IN TECH

In Her Own Words: RHIAN GRANLEESE [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...
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Every woman loves her heels and we are no exception. It is a complicated love/hate relationship rarely understood by the men in our lives or...

Women Led Millennial StartUps, All About “Fashion, Feminism & Technology”?

"Fashion, Feminism and Technology" (The Observer) are three words that perfectly describe some of the women led millennial start up brands of today.In my book, a...

NEWS: R&D

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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...

This Stretchable ‘Octopus-like’ Skin Senses Touch

A research team of Cornell University graduate students, under the supervision of Rob Shepherd, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, have developed a stretchable luminescent...

Wearable Technology Is Getting Flexible On Us

For years, universities and research and development departments have been trying to develop a material containing transistors that are stretchable. Some have even succeeded in...