Saturday, April 22, 2017

CES2017: Highlighting the Best Consumer Friendly Technology On Offer

#CES2017 is not just a big event, it is an enormous one. So finding stylish fashion tech and trendy lifestyle tech among all that innovation...

#TECHFashionWeek, Where Digital Fashion Comes of Age

Taking place in San Francisco from 27th February – 5th March 2017, TECH Fashion Week, is all about the convergence of fashion, technology, creative design...

Fashion Fusion Finalists; Young Talent Making Visionary Ideas A Reality

Back in May 2016, FashNerd.com wrote about the Deutsche Telekom international competition, Fashion Fusion. With the objective to unfold the future of fashion and...

TechCrunch’s Post-Brexit Conversation Proposes Survival Tactics for UK Tech Industry

When we attend TechCrunch our write-ups are usually about the latest innovations making waves and on which tech startups have got us hyped up. This time...

Ready For The Next Wave of Tech Trends Set To Have An Impact in...

As 2016 comes to an end, we find ourselves rather excited to find out what 2017 has in store for us. Will AppleWatch introduce another...

Rebecca Minkoff Admits, “Most Wearables at the Moment Are Horrible”

The Minkoff has spoken. She admitted that almost everything going on in wearables at the moment is horrible. She shared these rather harsh words...

DDW16, Today’s Design Thinkers Planning for the Tomorrow’s Future [Roadtrip Series]

In its 15th year, Dutch Design Week (DDW) 2016 is a creative event that brags over 2500 national and international visitors. Invited to attend, FashNerd was excited...

MBFWR: Fashion Futurum Startups, Progressive and Promising

Fashion Futurum Startup show first outing was well attended by decision makers the likes of Vice-rector for innovative projects at Peter the Great St....

Craving Fashion Technology? #FASHIONTECH Berlin Delivers

Today, #FASHIONTECH Berlin surprised me, in a very good way. Since starting FashNerd.com over a year ago, I have been wooed to attend many...

Pauline van Dongen, “Technology is Becoming an Aesthetic”

In it's fourth round, #FASHIONTECH Berlin will run alongside Berlin Fashion Week 2016. Combining of fashion design and technology, the event will be bringing together the...
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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...

Mycelium, Redefining Leather With The Power of Organic Technology

When I heard that there was a company creating materials with the power of organic technology I was intrigued. With so much innovation taking...
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

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Linda Worbin, The Creator Of Smart Textiles

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All About Smart Textiles

Graduate of Swedish School of Textiles in Boras, Linda Worbin is the creator of smart textiles is well known for her electroluminescent pillows. Worbin...

When Fashion and LifeStyle Textiles are Getting Smart

We may not begrudge our clothes and textile furnishings for forgetting to remind us of our mother-in-law’s birthday, but we will expect them to...

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)...

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...

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...

NEWS: WOMEN IN TECH

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...
Victoria Geany's Landmark exhibition

Geaney’s Photobacterium Kishitanni, An Exploration of Non-Traditional Materials

Recently we were introduced to Victoria Geaney. A creative who classifies herself as a conceptual designer, Victoria explores the intersections of Fashion, Art, Science...

Iris Apfel, The Apple of Fashion’s Eye Designing for Wisewear

I must admit, I did not see this coming. Iris Apfel, the Apple of fashion's eye designing for Wisewear? Well, well, well, that is...

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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...
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)-...
New Smart Glove Turns Sign Language Into Text and Speech

New Smart Glove Turns Sign Language Into Text and Speech

For those who are hard of hearing, products such as MotionSavvy, founded by a team of students from Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute...