Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Janett Liriano, Creating A Bridge Between Digital Intelligence & Physical Materials

For those unfamiliar with LOOMIA, it is a New York-based smart materials company that creates innovation in smart products and related data services. Their...

As #WomenInTech Continues to Trend, The Number of Black Females in Tech Declines

Recently, the Fast Company published an article called, “There are now fewer black women in tech than there were ten years ago”  that looked...

Telekom Fashion Fusion challenge 2017/18, When Technology Becomes Fashion

It is that time again. Telekom Fashion Fusion 2017 searching for talents throughout Europe. Not just any talent, but innovative individuals who would like...

20 Tech Events Focused On Redefining The Fashion Landscape Of The 21st Century

As the merger of fashion with technology grows at an exponential rate, the fast pace of technological advancements means that it is imperative that you know...

Blade Runner 2049, Will Hyperfuturistic Fashion Speak Fashion Tech?

Who has watched Ridley Scott's 1982 Blade Runner? I, a closet science fiction fan, have. I first watched it in the early 90s and I...

Is Fashion Modern? MoMA’s Latest Exhibition Explores

Inspired by advancements in technology, social dynamics, aesthetics, and political awareness, The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) has dedicated its first exhibition, Items: Is Fashion...

Fashion Tech Labs, Transforming The Industry For The Better?

For the last few years, fashion labs focused on technology have been popping up around the globe. With the aim of transforming the fashion...

Smart Jewelry Designed To Detect Menopausal Hot Flashes Before They Strike

Nearly 10 million women experience hot flushes in the UK alone. With 1 in 3 women suffering, the duration and severity of symptoms vary from woman...
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ThreadTech, Infusing Modern Fashion Tech With Apparel Production

When it comes to outsourcing manufacturing, it is not only a matter of convenience for small and mid-size companies; it is a pre-requisite for...

All-New Echo, Designed to Deliver Next Generation Far-field Performance

Amazon has unveiled their next generation of Echo: the all-new Echo. Looking back, it has been three years since the online shopping giant not...

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NEWS: SUSTAINABILITY

Sustainable Brand Vigga

Sustainable Brand Vigga, Green Superheroes Disrupting Global Fast Fashion in Kidswear?

You know the problem: The new baby is coming up on four months old and he’s already outgrown two rounds of clothing sizes -...

reVISIONing Textile, Craftsmanship, Wearables and Digital Fabrication [Roadtrip Series]

Amsterdam on a Saturday afternoon is full of many diversions, so taking advantage of this, we found ourselves exploring new, relevant ways of designing,...

Stella McCartney: Is Sustainability In Danger of Becoming a One-Off Trend?

In honor of Fashion Week, we have decided to take a closer look at Fashion’s favourite darling and sustainability advocate Stella McCartney. When one thinks...

NEWS: RETAIL TECH

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...

High Street Brand Zara Invests in Technology To Improve Customer Experience

We mentioned, not so long ago, that high street store Zara was joining the retail tech revolution. Well, it is really happening! Such a move by...

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

Soft Fabric Sensors

Computerized Fabric That Can Turn “Any Piece of Clothing into a Fitness Tracker”

The stage has been set. There is a new type of material design in the works. It will put the hard, inflexible material to shame....
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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...
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...

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...

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...

Karlie Kloss ‘Tech Entrepreneur’ Partners Up With ElleUK

Karlie Kloss, 'tech entrepreneur' and face of Huawei Watch is on a mission. Working together with ELLEUK, she will be taking over the March...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

Energy Harvesting Textiles, Next-Generation Wearable Electronics?

The latest development by researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology is a fabric that can simultaneously harvest energy from both sunshine and motion. By combining two...
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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...
Soft Fabric Sensors

Computerized Fabric That Can Turn “Any Piece of Clothing into a Fitness Tracker”

The stage has been set. There is a new type of material design in the works. It will put the hard, inflexible material to shame....