Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Technology, The Runway Lothario

It was pure lust when I first laid eyes on Dolce & Gabbana's  crystal-encrusted headphones. Embracing Technology in their own way, D&G showed off their...

Ga Ga Over Paparazzi Dress

We are going Ga Ga over this dress embedded with 62 LED lights that are sensitive to camera flashes. This Pharrell Williams style dress...

The Fashionably Shocking Lie

FashTech brings us a garment that knows when the wearer has told a lie. With a speech recognition system, that constantly checks for lies the dress, by...

Fashion Gets Emotional

Imagine wearing something that does not merely protect, but also reflects our emotions. Philips prototype stunningly functional design gives us a look into the future...

We Heart Solar Fashion

The minimalist look has never looked so good.  With crystal solar panels integrated into leather flaps on the jackets shoulders and waist, the beauty...

FashTech, Alive & Kickin’

A piece that moves naturally. Ying Gao, the Montreal fashion designer known for the Gaze Activated dresses, has designed dresses that look like they’re living and breathing....

Lauren Bowker’s Unseen

FashTech brings us a jacket that responds to the weather around us. Treated with liquid crystal to make it respond to friction, designer Lauren...

Fashion Intimacy 2.0

Studio Roosegaard's provocative meets technology is an opaque smart dress with e-foils and becomes increasingly transparent when your heartbeat increases. What a way to...

Give Us A Gaze

The Gaze Activated Dress, how we love a dress that knows when you are looking at it. Embedded with eye-tracking technology, the dress responds...

Hello BB Suit  

Designed by Borre Akkersdijk, a Dutch textile developer, this prototype boasts two layers of cotton that will protect you from the embedded  copper wires which...

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NEWS: SUSTAINABILITY

The Denim Industry, At The Intersection Of People, Planet And Purpose

When I attended MUNICH FABRIC START, I was introduced to the BLUEZONE by Panos Sofianos. The BLUEZONE is an independent concept that brings together the...

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...
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: RETAIL TECH

Digital fashion brand founders by Dejan Subosic, Aleksandar Subosic, Kenza Zouiten and Gustav Springfeldt.

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...
Fashion Tech

Smart Money Transforming The New Fashion Tech Investment Landscape

Technological advances in the fashion industry has led to rapid and dramatic transformations that have continued to create new winners and losers. Walmart’s $310...

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...

NEWS: R&D

Nike Zoom Superfly Flyknit Olympics

Technology Accelerating Rio Olympians Towards the Future

With the Rio Olympics looming, big brands like Nike, Adidas, Under Armour to name a few, are not being shy about putting their best...
Temp Tech Tattoo

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...

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...

NEWS: WOMEN IN TECH

Victoria Geany's Landmark exhibition

Geaney’s Photobacterium Kishitanni, An Exploration of Non-Traditional Materials

Recently we were introduced to Victoria Geaney. A creative who classifies herself as a conceptual designer, Victoria explores the intersections of Fashion, Art, Science...

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...

Ida Klamborn, Using Tech To Democratize World of Fashion

Ida Klamborn is using technology to democratize the world of fashion by replacing her FROW celebrities with robots. The name Ida Klamborn might not ring...

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....

Future-Proofing New Concepts, KEYHOUSE Continues To Make An Unambiguous Statement

Launched 30th August 2016, KEYHOUSE is a progressive trade fair like no other. Celebrating innovation and creativity, KEYHOUSE is the space where you will...

Crew Neck Sweater Made of Thermo-Sensitive Yarn

We discovered something for the boys. It is a crew neck sweater made with double knit construction. What makes it different is the outside...