Friday, November 17, 2017

The Future Is Bright, The Future Is IoT

IoT or ‘Internet of Things’ is poised to become the next wave of technology that will fundamentally change how we work, play and interact...

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)...
Wearables Hearables

Hearables No Longer Whispering Wearables

Soon our wearables will be hearables. It is a inevitable reality that should not come as a surprise, because like a phoenix rising from the...

Smart Watches Will Overtake Dedicated Fitness Trackers

Like any other person, I love it when it looks like my predictions might become a reality. In the case of the presumed death of the...

Wearable Haute Couture, Appreciation of Unconventional Craftsmanship

Wearable Haute Couture has been exciting me since 2012. The appreciation of unconventional materials, silhouettes, architectural and structural designs seems to come naturally to...
Maartje Dijkstra Braindrain Dress

Fashion Technology, Time To Limelight The Artistry

This week I found myself on stage at #FASHIONTECH Berlin giving a keynote on 'Fashion and Technology, The New Power Couple?' I planned to explore...

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...

Finally, Wearables To Control Nearables

Last year, my tech enthusiasm led me to write a piece that was published on Wired.com about Hearables to control your Wearables. The objective of...

Is Fashion Finally Catching Up With Technology?

When you take a moment to question whether fashion is as innovative as it thinks, you realise that it is an industry that likes to think...

Inventions of 2015: A Round-up of Smart Devices

With barely 6 weeks left before we enter 2016, we have chosen today to be the day that we look back at the tech...

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NEWS: SUSTAINABILITY

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...

Styling Natalia Allen Eco-Friendly LBD

Shaping the future of womenswear's fashion, we are enthralled by NY based designer Natalia Allen eco-friendly LBD. She manages to bring power and simplicity to all...
Creative Collaboration

The Interdisciplinary Future of Fashion Technology

When industries get together to address common interests, amazing things can happen. AI and automobiles, education and digital media, sports and biometrics. Collaborations are proving...

NEWS: RETAIL TECH

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...

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...

EDITED Retail Technology, Driving Strategic Changes In The Business of Fashion

We are not only about Fashion Tech, we also champion all the advances currently taking place in the Retail Tech space, so when Laura Kubica...

NEWS: R&D

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...
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

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...

Futurist Karinna Nobbs on Studying the Future and Making Predictions

I think that it is exciting that as the fashion tech space shifts into overdrive it is giving birth to job titles that could...

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...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

Balaclava, Fashion Tech, Wearables

Game Changing High-Tech Yarn Heats Things Up For Athletes

When you think of the word balaclava, it does not really conjure up the words 'fashionable' and 'stylish' but researchers from Nottingham Trent 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...

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...