Sunday, March 26, 2017
Emerging Technologies

How Emerging Technologies Will Affect Fashion Manufacturing

The use of emerging technologies in the fashion business is nothing new, but what’s interesting is that the most striking and effective technologies are primarily used...

We Will Learn to Love the Apple Watch

With the first batch going out today, Apple have sold an estimated 2.3 million in Apple Watch pre-orders so far. With the Wearable Tech...

BFC’s Next Gen Nominees Excludes Wearable Fashion

Today the BFC unveiled the shortlist of designers being considered for their BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund. The chosen five labels will be on display at Harrods famous...

MET Gala’s Unrecognised Opportunities & What Should Have Been

Having us believe that no one puts innovation in the corner, the Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology theme for this...

Digital Natives in Smart Cities: Conquering the Future Now

Stepping from your driverless car (which hummed off to find a parking spot), you glance at your wrist and notice that your virtual assistant...
Optical Lens Technology Has Its Eye on Us

Optical Lens Technology Has Its Eye on Us

We previously wrote an article about a new type of contact lens that had the ability to magnify objects 2.8 times.  Engineered at the Ecole...

Does Retail Tech & Fashion Tech Go Hand in Hand?

The Fashion Week season has so far been more about being digital than Fashion Tech. We can count on one hand, maybe two, the...

Expecting The Unexpected, Will 2017 Be The Year That Implantables Are Adopted By Fashion?

With less than two weeks left of 2016 I have come to the conclusion that this was the year that we witnessed inventors and...

In Her Own Words: MARIA MESTRE [Women In Tech Series]

On the run up to Women’s Day on the 8th March, we are paying homage to 7 women who have made a name for themselves in...

Gesture Control, The Most Convenient WearableTech Yet

They say Wearable Tech bracelets aren't allowed to look too geeky. That it is a bad thing when they are visually obvious and it...
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NEWS: SUSTAINABILITY

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...

Buying into Sustainable Fashion To Dye For!

Did you know that one plain cotton t-shirt requires 2700 litres of water, and a third of a pound of chemicals to produce? The fact that...

Plastic Bottles Ethically Re-engineered Into Waste-free Shoes

We have written quite a few articles on plastic bottles being re-engineered into something that we can use in our everyday life. Great examples...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

Smart Fabrics

Designing for Smart Fabrics: Potential Drawbacks

What are the Potential Drawbacks? If we can access, visualize and interact with our digital lives with fabric, that brings a whole set of implications...

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...
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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...

NEWS: RETAIL TECH

Disrupting Retail Technology and Fashion Technology

"The Overuse of the Word #FashionTech Is Taking Away its Meaning & Eradicating The Artistry" -Muchaneta K2015 was the year that defined Fashion Tech(nology)...

Explosion of Technology Transforming The Way We Shop

We get a ripple of excitement when we think about how the explosion of technology has been transforming the way we shop.This global guilty...

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...

NEWS: WOMEN IN TECH

Madison Maxey, Creatively Taking Smart Fabrics Beyond The LED Dress

FashNerd.com managing editor Mano ten Napel had the pleasure of getting to know Madison Maxey over a cup coffee in Amsterdam. The Brooklyn based smart...

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...

Women In Tech, Are You On Ada’s ‘BadAss’ List?

Targeting women committed to changing the tech industry, Ada's List has over 2000+ women who work in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. These brainy...

NEWS: R&D

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No More Washing. Shine Some Light On Self-Cleaning Textiles

As technology evolves, the importance of it evolving grows by the day, which means that the choices that we have to approach when solving everyday...
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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...

Open Style Lab, Creating Wearable Solutions For Those With Disabilities

Taking their 'Fashionable Technology' theme to another level, we are currently in awe of Open Style Lab. They are responsible for running a ten-week interdisciplinary...