Sunday, November 19, 2017

Chromat x Misfit, Committed to Innovation in FashionTech

As I was working on #WearableTechStylist I came across some fabulously edgy accessories courtesy of a collab between Chromat and Misfit. The striking Xena-Warrior-like arm candy...

CES 2016: HTC x UA Comprehensive Connected Healthbox

As pre-orders begin today at CES 2016 for HTC x Under Armour’s Healthbox, we take a moment to learn more about the “world’s first”...

Take a Flutter With A Skirt Controlled By Your Brainwaves

Imagine a garment that reacts to your brainwaves. I know, I know, it all sounds a bit science fiction, but New York based wearable...
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Smart Gloves That Seamlessly Combine High Technology With Performance Art

Anina Net, CEO of 360Fashion Network, has collaborated with Intel to develop a smart glove which simultaneously creates a human light pattern controlled by...

Apple x Carl Zeiss: Playing Devil’s Advocate In The Smart Glasses Realm?

Investing in the risky business of smart glasses is like playing devil's advocate. This is because the 'failure' of Glass is still so fresh in...

Levi Google Collab – All About The Future Jean

We recently wrote about Project Jacquard, a brand new system that weaves technology into fabric. We included in the article that at Google’s I/O Developers...

INTEL, The Belle Of Fashion Week

It seems that Intel has been successfully making a name for itself this season. All that schmoozing has resulted in attention grabbing collaborations with quite a few fashion...
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Being ‘Born Digital’ Technology Continues to Power Up Fashion Brands in 2017

2016 was the year that, EVRYTHNG, IoT Smart Products Platform pioneer, switched on their 'born digital' campaign. Working together with Avery Dennison, the global leader in apparel...

Fashion & Tech Collide in Topshop X bPay Collab

Another day, another collab as Topshop X bPay collection is announced. The British high street fashion giant has partnered up with Barclaycard to develop a...

Will.i.am’s Sustainable Label Ekocycle Upcycles Using Recycled Materials

Will.i.am is at it again. This is a man on a mission. This time it is all about sustainability. Putting down his wearable hat, for the...

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TED x Whitehall: “Don’t tell me fashion is frivolous” -Frances Corner

What do you wear if you’re going to meet the Head of London College of Fashion? In this TEDTalks video Professor Frances Corner discusses...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

NEWS: R&D

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...

Twistron Yarnology Generates Power When Stretched

There is no denying it, a lot of innovation is taking place in the field of smart textiles. That is why we were super...

Are Digital Tattoos Destined To Replace Bulky Wearables?

Last year we wrote an article about the future role smart temporary tattoos could play in fashion, health and sports. With convenience recognised as one...

NEWS: WOMEN IN TECH

Translating the Powerful Natural Invisible Technology of PYRATEX Fabrics

Whilst in Paris to give a keynote on Manufacturing Fashion Tech at Look Forward, I knew that I had to take a moment to...

Designer Julia Marina Cunha On The Importance of Assistive Technology

Young and innovative, Julia Marina Cunha is the person behind the technologically smart hearing device OH, a concept designed for those who are hard of...

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...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

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...

Swedish Stockings, A Sustainable Hosiery Brand for the Modern, Conscious Woman

Each year, two billion pairs of tights are produced, worn a few times and then discarded. This is a fact that unfortunately contributes to...

5 Sustainable Fabric Innovators to Watch Out For

For quite some time the sustainable fashion community has understood the importance of reducing cotton products and recreating fabrics in a new way. For hundreds...