Monday, June 26, 2017

ŌURA’s Kari Kivelä Holistic Approach To Research, Design and Science

For a while now, we have had Finnish company ŌURA in our sights. We were introduced to the smart, health-monitoring ring after at The Wearable 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...
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...
Janne Kyttanen

3D Printing Pioneer Janne Kyttänen’s New Mission

For the past fifteen years, Janne Kyttänen has dedicated his career to promoting 3D printing for the consumer market. As founder of Freedom Of Creation, his revolutionary designed...

Daniel Hirschmann: “Technology is not Creating a YouTube Video”

In the words of Zoolander, #KidTech is so hot right now! That is why it was so great to take a pause from the...

Candice Fragis: “I Won’t Wear Wearables For Wearables Sake”

This morning at Decoded Fashion London I had the pleasure of sitting down with the stylish Candice Fragis, the buying and merchandising director for...
Elvis Goren, Co-founder of Komodo Technologies

Elvis Goren, On Creating The Ultimate Monitoring Wearable

With the wearable space saturated with wrist-based activity trackers that monitor all kinds of data, KOMODO Technologies seems to be one company thinking outside...

Matt Drinkwater, Staying Ahead of the Fashion Tech Curve

Usually found on stage talking about the convergence of fashion and technology, we managed to pencil in a meeting with Matthew Drinkwater at the Department of Coffee and Social...

Conversing Fashion Tech With Anouk Wipprecht

Talking to Fashion Tech designer Anouk Wipprecht is a roller-coaster ride for tech lovers. The Dutch-born designer has been living in the United States...

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...
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NEWS: SUSTAINABILITY

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...

Eccentric Youngster Jaden Smith Gives Sustainability Street Cred

Sustainability is a cause that has been gaining momentum for a while now. With well known pioneers like Sylvia Heisel, Liz Spencer, Stella McCartney leading the...

5th Graders Show Off Outfits They Made From Recycled Materials

With the objective to make children more socially responsible, Centerville Elementary School in the USA showcased a fashion show where its fifth-graders showed off environmentally conscious...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

HyperFace, A ‘Smart Textile’ Collection Designed To Protect Your Privacy

Sometimes it seems like the advancement of technology knows no bounds. Unfortunately, with such incredible milestones comes great pitfalls. The most controversial pitfall being privacy. Last year...

Artistic Collaboration Sires Rochambeau’s ‘Born Digital’ Connected Jacket

New York based Rochambeau (French for the popular game rock-paper-scissors) has effortlessly given birth to a handsome jacket. Merging their shared passions of art and design,...

It is Time To Be Provoked Into Experimenting With Nobel-Prize Winning Material Graphene

At the end of last year, we wrote about the Nobel-prize winning material Graphene. Promising to change the dynamics of the smart fabrics space...

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...

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...
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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

Billie Whitehouse of Wearable X Talks About Startup Life, Smart Apparel & Wellness Technology

Evolving technology has dovetailed with the health and wellness boom, bringing us wearable tech that counts our steps, tracks our heart rate, and even...

Women Led Millennial StartUps, All About “Fashion, Feminism & Technology”?

"Fashion, Feminism and Technology" (The Observer) are three words that perfectly describe some of the women led millennial start up brands of today. In my book, a...

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...

NEWS: R&D

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...

This Stretchable ‘Octopus-like’ Skin Senses Touch

A research team of Cornell University graduate students, under the supervision of Rob Shepherd, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, have developed a stretchable luminescent...
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...