Tuesday, March 28, 2017

The CFE Dares You To Be The Next Big Fashion Tech Disrupter

For many startups, coming up with a brilliant fashion tech idea is the easy part, the challenge is in trying to successfully turn a great...

H&M x UAL, Exploring the Concept of Circularity

As alumni of UAL, it was only natural that I found myself drawn to LCF's collaboration with H&M. The high street label has become...
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)-...

Saucy Wearable Technology Designed to Arouse And Stimulate

Wearable devices are becoming a bit saucy. They are not just about keeping you healthy, creatives are thinking outside the box when it comes...

Google Summer Squad, A Celebration of Creativity and Technology

Launched in July 2016 and running until the end of August 2016, the Google Summer Squad is a program that caters to the curiosity...

Open Style Lab, Creating Wearable Solutions For Those With Disabilities

Taking their 'Fashionable Technology' theme to another level, we are currently in awe of Open Style Lab. They are responsible for running a ten-week interdisciplinary...

Fashion Design Technology Courses, Hype or Hip?

Educating future designers on the merge of fashion and technology is currently a shiny new subject on many universities curriculum, and it is because...
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....

Jumpsuit That Turns Sweat To Drinking Water

Kamilla Sadol is proving that you cannot say that fashion does not think outside the box, especially when you add a dash of technology...
Hyper Island Global Head Office in Telefonplan, Stockholm

Hyper Island, Making the Impossible Possible [Roadtrip Series]

Last month I spoke in Stockholm, at a former Ericsson factory (yes, the mobile phone company that builds telecom infrastructures for countries now) that has...
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NYFW: Sylvia Heisel on Sustainability, Functionality and Wearability

With so much going on during New York Fashion Week, we made it our mission to find a moment to have a chat with Sylvia...

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...

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...

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...
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Linda Worbin, The Creator Of Smart Textiles

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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...

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...

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...
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Boundary Breaking Ivyrevel Merging Fashion Creativity With Machine Learning

We recently discovered Swedish brand Ivyrevel, a label definitely after our #WearableTechStylist's heart. Breaking boundaries through innovation, the label has been praised for designing clothes with...

NEWS: WOMEN IN TECH

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...

Lee Seo-Hyun, Fashion Tech’s Very Own ‘Ms Big’?

We have a #WomenInTech crush on a woman promising to revolutionise the global fashion industry, Ms Lee Seo-Hyun.Youngest daughter of Samsung Group chairman Lee Kun-hee,...

In Her Own Words: SHEFALY YOGENDRA [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...

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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...
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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...
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Temporary Tech Tattoos, When Function Trumps Fashion

Getting inked can be viewed as a form of expression. For some, adorning a tattoo is a fashion statement, for others it is a...