Monday, September 25, 2017

Mattel’s Digital Nanny Aristotle Revolutionizing Childhood Milestones

Mattel is a company that has built its reputation on the wonder of childhood. Recognized as one of the leaders in play, learning and...

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...

CES2017: Highlighting the Best Consumer Friendly Technology On Offer

#CES2017 is not just a big event, it is an enormous one. So finding stylish fashion tech and trendy lifestyle tech among all that innovation...

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...

Swarovski Smart Watch Teaser Released at Consumer Electronic Show

Sparkly Swarovski has announced that they will be launching an Android Wear smart watch at BaselWorld in March. Taking a tentative step into the wearable...

Ready For The Next Wave of Tech Trends Set To Have An Impact in...

As 2016 comes to an end, we find ourselves rather excited to find out what 2017 has in store for us. Will AppleWatch introduce another...

CES 2016: FashionWare, The Art of Communicating Tech?

FashionWare is all business when it comes to the art of communicating the fast paced world of fashion technology.  The CES 2016 fashion runway show...

CES 2016: OMbra, Designed to Push You That Little Bit Harder

Will 2016 be the year that we trade in our traditional sports bra for the smart bra? Well if OMsignal have anything to do...

CES 2016: LifeStyleTech, a New Era for the SmartHome

Although there are those who might argue that the smart home is still 5 to 15 years away, at this years international Consumers Electronic...

CES 2016: Mira’s Collection Vividly Empowering Women

At this year’s CES 2016, Mira announced the launch of their two innovative designs; the Mira Vivid Wellness Bracelet and the Mira Vivid Wellness...

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NEWS: SUSTAINABILITY

Evrnu’s Fiber Technology, Turning Post-Consumer Waste into New Threads

The problem, it takes 700 gallons of water to make just one cotton T-shirt. The solution, Evrnu’s Fiber Technology that turns textile waste into a...

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...

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...

NEWS: RETAIL TECH

Does Retail Tech & Fashion Tech Go Hand in Hand?

The Fashion Week season has so far been more about being digital than Fashion Tech. We can count on one hand, maybe two, 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...
Fashion Tech

Smart Money Transforming The New Fashion Tech Investment Landscape

Technological advances in the fashion industry has led to rapid and dramatic transformations that have continued to create new winners and losers. Walmart’s $310...

NEWS: R&D

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...

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....

NEWS: WOMEN IN TECH

In Her Own Words: CARLY-ANN FERGUS [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...

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...

Caroline Rush, The Force Behind A New Generation of Designers

Caroline Rush is a name that not many people know off. So who is she? She is the big boss lady behind the British...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

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...

Are You Ready To Venture into The Graphene Era?

The smart fabrics space has just got that little bit more technological thanks to scientists from the Cambridge Graphene Centre (CGC) and Jiangnan University....

Artistic Collaboration Sires Rochambeau’s ‘Born Digital’ Connected Jacket

New York based Rochambeau (French for the popular game rock-paper-scissors) has effortlessly given birth to a handsome jacket. Merging their shared passions of art and design,...