Thursday, March 23, 2017

LFW: Burberry Spreads The Love With AppleTV

This London Fashion Week, the new "Burberry" label, a consolidation of the London, Prorsum and Brit lines, has announced that its ‘first-ever consumer-centric shoppable...

Should London be Hailed As Capital For Fashion & Tech?

It was only a mere few days ago when Natalie Massenet, who accepted her Damehood at Buckingham Palace this week, was quoted describing London as...

Caroline Rush, The Force Behind A New Generation of Designers

Caroline Rush is a name that not many people know off. So who is she? She is the big boss lady behind the British...

LFW: Do You Hear The Slight Hum of Tech?

Today is the day that tech visits the runway at London Fashion Week. Henry Holland, who we wrote about earlier in the week, will...

LFW Vroom, Vroom, Vroom’s Onto The Scene

This season LFW has a new home, a garage on Brewer street.The edgy venue was flocked too by fashion's elite. Like a moth to...

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...
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NEWS: SUSTAINABILITY

Chanel’s ‘eco-couture’ SS16

Sustainable Fashion, Giving Us Less Hippie & More Haute

Sustainable designers are not only the new kids on the block, they are the talent breathing new life into the eco-friendly movement.Besides eco-warrior Stella McCartney and...

Will.i.am’s Sustainable Label Ekocycle Upcycles Using Recycled Materials

Will.i.am is at it again. This is a man on a mission. This time it is all about sustainability. Putting down his wearable hat, for the...
Sylvia Heisel

NYFW: Sylvia Heisel on Sustainability, Functionality and Wearability

With so much going on during New York Fashion Week, we made it our mission to find a moment to have a chat with Sylvia...

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...

Knitwear Using Technology to Disrupt Fashion

The world of Unmade is where old-fashioned knitting meets cutting-edge technology.Founded by Royal College of Art graduates, Ben Alun-Jones, Hal Watts and Kirsty Emery,...

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...

NEWS: RETAIL TECH

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...
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...

Day 1: #TCDisrupt, In The Eye of the Tech Storm

#TCDisrupt has been part of Athens European start up ecosystem since 2007 and is the hub of all things tech.In its third year here in...

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...

Deb Levine The ’40 Over 40 Women To Watch’

We take a moment  with  Jefferson Award winner and YTH founder Deb Levine- a wonder woman whose achievements thus far leave us in complete awe.What was...

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...

NEWS: R&D

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...

Stretchy Smart Skin Circuits That Can Offer Tactile Feedback

A team of Swiss researchers at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) made an interesting breakthrough with developing stretchy circuits that can quadruple in...
Functional Fabrics

Functional Fabrics for Scalable Textile Tech Integration

Recently, the functional fabrics research and development department at Drexel University, received a financial injection of 75 million dollars from the Advanced Functional Fabrics of America (AFFOA)-...