Saturday, September 23, 2017

What We Know, And Need To Know, About Sustainable Fashion

Web searches for “sustainable fashion” spike in the fall and spring fashion seasons, and McKinsey rated it as a top issue for the industry...

The Smart List: 25 Forward Thinkers Defining the Future of Fashion

The rapid growth of technology in fashion has has given birth to a whole new talent of individuals like Anina Net, Aniela Hoitink, Billie...

App connected Apparel TwentyFour15 Has Technology in its DNA

With a lack of tech enabled garments at NYFW, LFW might be a little different thanks to TwentyFour15. They are launching a collection of...
TECHNOLOGY

LOOMIA Announces End-to-End Solution to Bring Blockchain to Mainstream Consumers

LOOMIA, whose technology has been integrated by clients such as Google, The North Face, Zac Posen, and Calvin Klein, is pushing LOOMIA Electronic Layer,...

The Radical Transformation of Smart Textiles

Did you know that Smart Fabrics Textiles is predicted to be worth $130 billion by 2025? This is in 7 years folks, that's right...
Munich Fabric Start Keyhouse Next Tex curated by Source Book

Munich Fabric Start’s Keyhouse Hosts Next Tex Curated By Sourcebook

Like any trade show those who attend always intend to visit all the stands, but the truth of the matter is that, it is...
Manufacturing

MICROFACTORY: The Industry is Changing, Are You?

Set against the backdrop of MUNICH FABRIC START, is MICROFACTORY. It is the brainchild of several companies who have joined forces to form an interlocking...

Is AI Ready to Rule the Runway?

There are quite a few companies with Artificial Intelligence (AI) projects on the go — some look promising, others gimmicky. I am going to check out...

How Cristobal Balenciaga’s Invisible Engineering Shaped The Fashion Industry

I recently popped into the V&A to see the Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion exhibition. Besides admiring the exquisite craftsmanship, I was also there to explore Cristobal...
Fitbit Ionic

Will Good on Paper Timepiece, Fitbit Ionic Smartwatch, Measure Up?

Fitbit Ionic, you shall go to the ball. At first glance you do not look like a good-looking piece of wrist candy, but you do...

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NEWS: SUSTAINABILITY

Stella McCartney x Bolt Threads: Eco-Innovation’s Mindful Approach To Fashion.

Celebrated British designer, Stella McCartney, has teamed up with biotechnology company Bolt Threads. Founded in 2010 and based in San Francisco, the sustainability startup...

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...
Sustainable Shoes

Sustainable Shoes Designed With Plant Based Alternative Algae

When we heard that one pair of VIVOBAREFOOT x Bloom algae shoes returns 57 gallons of clean water to habitat, we had to find...

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...

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...

With The Retail Tech Space Showing So Much Potential, How did Style.com Fail?

If you type in Style.com, you are instantly redirected to Farfetch. Did you know that? I did not. Curious to why, I did some...

NEWS: R&D

This Stretchable ‘Octopus-like’ Skin Senses Touch

A research team of Cornell University graduate students, under the supervision of Rob Shepherd, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, have developed a stretchable luminescent...
Smart Home Battery

Mercedes-Benz Creates Huge Ripples in Smart Home Battery Business

Mercedes-Benz is presenting itself as a serious player in the business of solar power and batteries. The luxury car manufacturer recently partnered up with...

Are Digital Tattoos Destined To Replace Bulky Wearables?

Last year we wrote an article about the future role smart temporary tattoos could play in fashion, health and sports. With convenience recognised as one...

NEWS: WOMEN IN TECH

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,...

Hello #WomenInTech Sorority Sister, Cherry Collins

Creative Director of tech start-up shopping app GRABBLE, Cherry Collins has had an enviable career. With roles that include Global Head Stylist at Net-a-Porter...
Jasna Rok

Jasna Rok, Future-Proofing And Challenging The Fashion Tech Industry.

We find ourselves having a fashion tech crush on the brilliant and talented Jasna Rok, who recently exhibited at #FASHIONTECH Berlin. Drawn to her pioneering work,...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

Ground-Breaking Nanotechnology, The Optimal Solution for Fashion And Textile Companies

Among all the innovation brought to our attention during #FASHIONTECH Berlin, there was one company that stood out for us, Acanthurus GmbH. They were...
When “Powered Clothing” Is All About Motors, Sensors and Artificial Intelligence

When “Powered Clothing” Is All About Motors, Sensors and Artificial Intelligence

Yves Béhar is a name that we have dropped before. We mentioned him as the talent behind the Jawbone UP2. Since then the Swiss...

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....