Tuesday, September 19, 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

Yarnology

Yarnology Infused with Coffee, Gold and Silver Means Bye Bye to B.O.

Combating body odor is no small feat. Many in the fashion tech space have tried and failed. That does not mean that it is...

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...

Adidas x Parley: Using Technology to Turn Bad Plastic into Good

We were ecstatic when Bionic Yarn  gained further column inches after their collaboration with G Star Raw. Together the partnership launched the RAW for...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

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....

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...

Revolutionary Condom Brand Collabs With Pauline van Dongen

Dutch designer Pauline van Dongen has collaborated with Skyn, a brand known for revolutionizing the condom industry with their ultra-soft and thin polyisoprene material. Together...

NEWS: RETAIL TECH

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...
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...
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

NYFW: Carolina Herrera on AW16 “I Used the New Technology”

The use of Fashion Technology is not always obvious, sometimes the choice of technology utilized can be the type that one would use to create the collection rather...

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...

Liz Salcedo, The Beautiful Science Behind Everpurse

Liz Salcedo and her husband are the powerhouse behind Everpurse. Everpurse are handbags that have been designed to successfully integrate technology and fashion. We think their...

NEWS: R&D

Sewing Robotics

A Revolutionary Milestone, from the Sewing Machine to Robotics

Would you say that it is inevitable that robots will be, if not already, part of the fashion technology movement? We like to think so. Championing...
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...

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...