Monday, April 24, 2017

Fashion and Technology- The New Power Couple

Fashion Technology Is No Passing PhaseWe need to repeat these words daily, like a mantra. It is time to educate and aspire to inspire those...

Smart Sneakers To Overpower Fast Fashion Trend

Can smart sneakers overpower the fast fashion trend? Well the possibilities of design have not been as vast as they are today. With the advancement of...
E-textiles Project Jacquard

Designing for Smart Fabrics: Wear It’s At!

Lately, the term “wearables” appears more and more in our conversations. Usually we are describing a smart watch that extends our mobile experience, or...
Human Inc

Human Inc’s Headphones: Experimentally Fashionable

With the dust barely settled on the recent announcement of Apple's AirPods there is already a new player on the block confidently tempting consumers to...

When ‘Functional Fashion’ Takes A Whole New Meaning

Designing functional fashion is and should be more than just the latest smart jewellery with the ability to give you notifications or a handsome tech...

From Sewing Machines to 3D Printers

By now I am sure that we have all heard about The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Spring 2016 exhibition, titled Manus x...

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...

Will The Term “Wearable Tech” Soon Become Obsolete?

When fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg shared with the world that she will be launching a high tech handbag for the fashionably mobile, many...

Upgrade Your Favorite Watch to a Smart Watch

Have you thought about investing in a Smart Watch but were not quite ready to give up your beloved traditional watch? Well there is...

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...

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Styling Rebecca Minkoff

Rebecca Minkoff is a name that is becoming synonymous with  smart wearables. The forward thinking NY based label has launched quite a few stylish...

Minkoff’s New Connected Bag, Designed For The Truly Tech-Active Millennial

It's that time again, when the bi-annual Fashion Week tech ideas mill starts churning. In the last couple of years, we have witnessed various...

Styling Gold Calder

Beauty and brains comes in the shape of the Gold Calder bracelet. Designed to empower, WiseWear's objective is to encourage consumers to take control of their...

FASHNERD CONTRIBUTORS

Females in Tech

GroundBreaking Innovations Are Great But So Is Long Term Investment In Female Tech Talent

We have analysed 750 tech, media and telecoms companies that have appeared in the Tech Track 100 rankings from the last 15 years. With regards to how...
Hearables

Hearables Attract $50 Million of Crowdfunding – Ear Good, Wrist Bad

It’s almost four years since I coined the word “Hearables”, so it was pleasant to see it displayed as a headline product category on...
Battery Technology

The Challenge of Charging: Can Battery Technology Help our Wearables?

At this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona the usual technology names in the mobile phone industry launched their latest products. By looking under...

PYRATES x Manu Varas, Intelligent Ready-To-Wear That Benefits Your Body

Last year we wrote about Fashion Fusion finalists, and one of those finalists, in the Digitally Enhaced Fashion category, was PYRATES.  Along with others...

Google x Ivyrevel Project Coded Couture Acquaints Us With The Data Dress

Here at FashNerd.com, we are huge fans of Ivy Revel. So much so that we have featured their clothes a few times on WearableTechStylist....

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...

Vue Smart Glasses, Definitely More Than Meets The Eye

We have come a long way from the Google Glass. It is the bold eyewear idea that launched a 1000 more ideas. Recently Snap Inc, felt confident...

SXSW 2015 | SmartWatch With Seniors in Mind

Here's Kanega, a smart watch that won't make you feel like you have a problem that you weren't aware of in the first place....

StartUp 101: Ideas Are Cheap If They Cannot be Executed

"Fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening." –Coco ChanelIn the last couple of years there has been a growing...

The Man Behind The Wearable Guru

We meet the innovative man behind The Wearable Guru. Mano ten Napel has contributed to wired.com, and is leaping into the world of wearables with...

Conversing Fashion Tech With Anouk Wipprecht

Talking to Fashion Tech designer Anouk Wipprecht is a roller-coaster ride for tech lovers. The Dutch-born designer has been living in the United States...

Meet The Man Behind XOO

Piers Ridyard is the man behind the first line of XOO wearables that are fashionable, adaptable and functional with “the future in mind”.What was your first...
New Smart Glove Turns Sign Language Into Text and Speech

New Smart Glove Turns Sign Language Into Text and Speech

For those who are hard of hearing, products such as MotionSavvy, founded by a team of students from Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute...

‘Audio Shades’ Make You Wear Your Beats And Stay Connected

Imagine yourself looking cool, bopping your head to music and still be able to communicate with others. Although this has been possible for some time, every now...
Bragi Headphone

Bragi Announces Dash Update, ‘The Headphone’ and IBM Watson Collab

The German startup Bragi, innovation leader of the hearable tech revolution, have announced a new update for the Dash. Plus a new product called 'The Headphone'....