Monday, September 25, 2017
INTEL at NYFW SS17

NYFW: Intel Disrupts and Transforms the Fashion Industry

No stranger to Fashion Week and confirmed as the official technology partner of NYFW, we are excited to see how Intel will transform and grow the...

NYFW: Marc Jacobs “Ghosts of New York” Tech Styled

Marc Jacobs takes this Fall 2016 ready-to-wear runway show very seriously with a new style of gothesque dark ensembles. Big xeroxed - gray coats...

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...

NYFW: Chromat LUMINA AW16 Techs Up With RealSense

Tech spotting runway labels that are embracing innovation at NYFW can be quite exhausting, I am excited to shout from the roof tops that fashion...

INTEL, The Belle Of Fashion Week

It seems that Intel has been successfully making a name for itself this season. All that schmoozing has resulted in attention grabbing collaborations with quite a few fashion...

Our NYFW15 Captured in a Snapshot

With a few days left before #NYFW2015 closes its doors for another season, we have decided that this is the perfect moment to visually...

Chromat, Future Thinking Brand “Empowering the Body”

It is not only the Minkoff’s of the fashion tech world grabbing the limelight at NYFW2015 this season, there is also a label that...

NYFW: Is DvF’s Flirtation With Tech All Over?

Is DvF's Flirtation With Tech All Over? This season it seems that the likes of Minkoff and Posen are showing Diane von Furstenburg how fabulous...

NYFW 2015 Recap: Tick, Tock, Tech

It is day 3 of NYFW and we are still on a natural Fashion Tech high! Fashion Week for us, has quickly turned into a game of...

NYFW: Rebecca Minkoff, All About Fringe With Tech Benefits

Yes, we are finding ourselves whispering the name Rebecca Minkoff twice in one week. As NYFW rolls on, it comes as no surprise that Minkoff...

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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)-...

The 3D Printed Future of Fashion Business: Overproduction & Low Sustainability (Part 2)

The long supply chain and low marginality have created another dead-end strategy of mass market fashion, overproduction. Each year, we produce 150 billion units...
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...

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...

NEWS: R&D

Autonomous Flying Cars

The Future of Transport: Autonomous Cars & Autonomous Flying Cars

Transportation has evolved drastically in the last decade. Autonomous cars, which existed only in science fiction movies, might just be around the corner. With...

Twistron Yarnology Generates Power When Stretched

There is no denying it, a lot of innovation is taking place in the field of smart textiles. That is why we were super...
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...

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...

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...

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...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

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...
Smart Textiles Wearables

Smart Textiles, Wearable Technologies and the New Industrial Revolution

The rise of smart textile wearables could mean that the industry will be worth over $130 billion by 2025. It is being strengthened by...
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...