Sunday, October 22, 2017

Will Apple be Putting a Ring on it?

It looks like Apple might just be putting a ring on it. As of 24 hours ago, Apple filed a patent for a "ring computing device",...
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Designing for Smart Fabrics: Deciding What to Design

Work with a Clothing Designer (someone who works with fabrics) I can’t stress enough how important it is to work with someone who understands making...

Iris Apfel, The Apple of Fashion’s Eye Designing for Wisewear

I must admit, I did not see this coming. Iris Apfel, the Apple of fashion's eye designing for Wisewear? Well, well, well, that is...

Fashion and Technology- The New Power Couple

Fashion Technology Is No Passing Phase We 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...
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...

Consumers Demand For Fashion and Performance in WearableTech Grows

Consumers demand for fashion and performance in wearabletech grows according to a new survey conducted by global research company Lightspeed GMI in April 2015....

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...

The Death Of The Standalone Activity Tracker

Activity trackers are very much alive and kicking. From the first wearable tech company's IPO(Fitbit) to the statistics saying one in every five Americans now...

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...

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NEWS: SUSTAINABILITY

5th Graders Show Off Outfits They Made From Recycled Materials

With the objective to make children more socially responsible, Centerville Elementary School in the USA showcased a fashion show where its fifth-graders showed off environmentally conscious...
NRG Greenest Sneakers

The Greenest Sneakers Made From Recycled Carbon Dioxide Emissions

Since carbon capture technologies became feasible and affordable, scientists and environmentalists have been working to figure out what to do with all that carbon...

BFC’s Positive Fashion Initiative Takes Action For A Greener Future

Fashion just got serious. The British Fashion Council, Dame Vivienne Westwood and the Mayor of London have joined forces in a campaign to bring...

NEWS: RETAIL TECH

Fingerprint technology could be coming to a supermarket near you!

We have taken a moment from all things fashion to appreciate some interesting retail tech of the supermarket variety. It has been reported by...

Farfetch, Taking The Digital Revolution To The Streets of Hackney

We are all about keeping our ear to the ground, and in doing so we heard whispers that the store of the future will...

The Explosion of Tech Innovation Means It Is Time To Approach Africa With a...

When it comes to the merger of fashion with technology, Africa is usually depicted as a continent with very little innovation. True, it is...

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)-...
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...
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...

NEWS: WOMEN IN TECH

Heisel x Taylor: Best Way to Predict the Future is to Invent it

Everyone knows who Sylvia Heisel is. The early adopter of wearable technology is one of the most recognised pioneers of Fashion Technology. She is...

Badass Female Designers Merging 3D printing, Coding and Artistic Aesthetic

Which of you can name badass female designers using code? Allow me to introduce you to 4 female designers who use 3D printing to...

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...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

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....

All About Smart Textiles

Graduate of Swedish School of Textiles in Boras, Linda Worbin is the creator of smart textiles is well known for her electroluminescent pillows. Worbin...

Fashion, Technology & Science, A Trifecta of Innovation

Have you noticed how both science and technology have been collaborating with fashion? It is this three-way partnership that is leading to scientific breakthrough...