Monday, August 21, 2017

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...

Styling Kendall & Kylie Jenner’s Topshop Range

They have done it again. The Jenner girls, who launched a previous Topshop collection, have teamed up with the high street brand to create a...

10 Easy Steps to Successfully Mass Manufacturing Your Fashion Tech Prototype

I had an interesting conversation with Anina Net, founder of 360Fashion Network. As one of the pioneers shaping this growing sub industry of fashion,...
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...

Say ‘Hello’ To The First Tech September Issue

It is that time of the season when the fashion tribe devours the trend pages of glossy September issues. The only thing missing on...

CES2017: At Last, The Feminine And Dainty Smartwatch Has Arrived!

I predict that smart watches designed by fashion labels are going to be all the rage in 2017. With brands like Swarovski, who recently...

PFW: Exploring Fashion Tech and Humans At The Intersection of Wearable Technology

Paris Fashion Week always brings out the unexpected, and this season the unexpected comes in the shape of Tumblr and Paramount Pictures collaboration. Looking...

Forget The Rules & Be Prepared To Be Interlaced

When Interlaced comes calling, FashionTech insiders sit up and take notice. Why? because it is a time to take pause, forget the rules and...

Oh My, Its Flashy Pharrell

For the past year, FashTech has been a trend that has successfully (Rihanna) and sometimes not successfully (Katy Perry) adopted by celebrities in Hollywood....

When Hollywood Goes All FashionTech

When it comes to film, my two loves film and FashionTechnology are finally, in my opinion,  saying “how do you do?” Some might argue that it...
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NEWS: SUSTAINABILITY

Plastic Bottles Ethically Re-engineered Into Waste-free Shoes

We have written quite a few articles on plastic bottles being re-engineered into something that we can use in our everyday life. Great examples...

Stella McCartney x Parley’s Environmentally-Minded Approach to fashion

When one thinks of Stella McCartney, there are 3 words that come to mind; Eco friendly, Meat Free, Sustainability. So it came as no...
Chanel’s ‘eco-couture’ SS16

Sustainable Fashion, Giving Us Less Hippie & More Haute

Sustainable designers are not only the new kids on the block, they are the talent breathing new life into the eco-friendly movement. Besides eco-warrior Stella McCartney and...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

#WTS2016: Day 2 When Smart Apparel Diversifies Sportswear

On day one of the Wearable Technology Show, we found ourselves being introduced to new technologies and innovative ideas, on day two it was all about...

The Future of Smart Clothing According to Datacube

With so much going on in the world of smart wearables and e-textiles the idea of creating smart clothing is no longer science fiction....

Merger of Fashion and Engineering, Design-based Thinking Set To Revolutionize All Industries

The merger of fashion and engineering is the new black in the fashion tech space. It is an area of innovation that has got...

NEWS: RETAIL TECH

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Sustainable Apparel Coalition Partners with Avery Dennison and EVRYTHNG, Exploring New Age of Brand...

A pioneering partnership with the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) and Avery Dennison Retail Branding and Information Solutions has been announced. The partnership explores how suppliers, manufacturers,...

Disrupting Retail Technology and Fashion Technology

"The Overuse of the Word #FashionTech Is Taking Away its Meaning & Eradicating The Artistry" -Muchaneta K 2015 was the year that defined Fashion Tech(nology)...
Translating Technology

Translating Technology – Striking The Balance Is Key

As technology continues to become more complex it becomes even more important to explain it in a way people can understand. If you make...

NEWS: WOMEN IN TECH

The Two Faces Of Smart Textiles, Poetic Exploration vs Engineering Driven

When you think about it, fashion has always been technology. Cutting a piece of cloth and turning it into something functional is an extraordinary technological...
Wearables

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...

London Summit 16: Women Changing the Face of Tech

As the countdown begins for London Summit 2016 taking place 13th - 15th April 2016, we find ourselves rather excited at the prospect of meeting the movers and...

NEWS: R&D

Wearable Technology Is Getting Flexible On Us

For years, universities and research and development departments have been trying to develop a material containing transistors that are stretchable. Some have even succeeded in...

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...
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...