Saturday, March 25, 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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NEWS: SUSTAINABILITY

Meet Sustainable Fashion Advocate, Marianne Caroline

As the Interlaced event draws near, we find ourselves looking forward to completely immersing ourselves in all things Fashion Technology.  With inspirational speakers on board,...
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...

CSF, Reflecting & Re-enforcing Patterns of Excessive Consumption & Disconnection

A few months ago I was invited to be part of a Fashion Debates panel. Hosted by founder Olivia Pinnock,  she introduced me to...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

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,...
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Linda Worbin, The Creator Of Smart Textiles

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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: RETAIL TECH

Digital fashion brand founders by Dejan Subosic, Aleksandar Subosic, Kenza Zouiten and Gustav Springfeldt.

Boundary Breaking Ivyrevel Merging Fashion Creativity With Machine Learning

We recently discovered Swedish brand Ivyrevel, a label definitely after our #WearableTechStylist's heart. Breaking boundaries through innovation, the label has been praised for designing clothes with...

NYFW: Iconic Label Tommy Hilfiger Invests in Retail Tech

Besides Intel's efforts, it seems that fashion tech worthy of any column inches has been on the quiet side at NYFW this season. What has...

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

Muchaneta Kapfunde, All About The Geek Chic

FashNerd founder Muchaneta Kapfunde's drive is fuelled by her insatiable appetite for technology and her passion for fashion trends. Together with her partner Mano...

WearableTechStylist Exudes Confidence that Speaks to Women

I have always loved fashion. My love was never based on owning this label or that label, it was always about my ability to pick up a...

Believe The Hype, VINAYA is #FashionTech That Rocks!

Yes you better believe the hype, VINAYA is #FashionTech that rocks. Led by 27 year old Kate Unsworth, VINAYA house is dedicated to developing...

NEWS: R&D

Wearable Technology Is Getting Flexible On Us

For years, universities and research and development departments have been trying to develop a material containing transistors that are stretchable. Some have even succeeded in...

Soft Wearable Robotic Glove Made With Empathy, Science and Assistive Technology

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), around 15% of the world's population are physically impaired to some degree. In order for those with...

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...