Smart Textiles

Could Fast Fashion Tax be a future solution to the industry’s waste problems?

Kuben Edwards is a South African-born entrepreneur who resides in Shoreditch, London. She is the CEO and founder of onezero8, a company that provides circular solutions for fashion waste.  The...

Flipping The Script in 2023: “The Web3 vision will fade into the rearview”, predicts Casey Newton.

In 2022 many industries proceeded carelessly, especially when it came to investing in a...

Don’t Trust, Verify: 10 Lessons Learnt at COP27

Attending #COP27 for me was not about status. It was about finally being able to say...

Most Searched NFT Questions Answered

The most Googled NFT question is “What is an NFT?" Data indicates that the question is...

NEFFA, The New Fashion Factory Introduces A Groundbreaking Automated Manufacturing Method

The fashion industry does not just have a material problem; it has a broader systemic problem that requires a holistic solution. NEFFA's founders, Aniela...

TENCEL™ brand launches Tree Climate fabric collection

Lenzing, a leading global producer of wood-based speciality fibres, has launched the Tree Climate fabric collection today by TENCEL™. It is a collection that...

Lessons We Can Learn From Spinnova’s Low Carbon Footprint & Energy Reuse

Textile fibres are estimated to be the single largest contributor of greenhouse gas emissions in the fashion industry. Spinnova is at the forefront of...

Mycelium Foam, Ready To For It’s Fashion Close-up

Ecovative, the mycelium technology company, today announced a joint research collaboration with Vivobarefoot, a leading producer of sustainable footwear, and PANGAIA, a materials science...

Could Carbon-Negative Cellulosic Textiles be the Answer?

Rubi Laboratories has found a way to make net carbon-negative fabrics, water- land- and chemical-neutral, 100% traceable, and naturally biodegradable.  Turning carbon emissions into carbon-negative...

Yes, Luxurious Cactus Leather is Still A Thing

I was recently charmed by the Golden Armour, a statement trench, and the Black Knight vest. These pieces were made out of luxurious cactus...

Pangaia’s “Quirky Invention” Utilizes Pollution to Create an End Product

Naomi Campbell posing in Pangaia's discretely stylish recycled- and organic cotton sweatshirts and sweatpants has caught the attention of the fashion world. The Pangaia...

Deep Science x High Design: Bolt Threads Joins Forces With Iconic Fashion Brands

This week a highly unique and creative collaborative partnership was been announced. Headed by a biotechnology company, Bolt Threads, the collaboration, is made up of partners...

How Smart Clothing Poses an Answer to Social Challenges

Smart clothing can measure biometric data almost instinctively and barely noticeable, while the wearer feels comfortable and secure. And, it is worn so close...

No Batteries, No Wires, and No Sensors, SkyScrape Reimagines Materials & Reinvents Comfort

What happens when scientists, engineers, researchers, designers, weavers, knitters, and inventors get together? It becomes a collaboration that gives birth to temperature-responsive fabric. "There...

A Deep Dive With Fashion Tech O.G. Pauline van Dongen

Earlier this year we had a sit down with the talented Dutch designer Pauline van Dongen. For those who do not know who she...

7 Wonder Materials That Could Clean Up Fashion Industry’s Act

There is no denying that a lot is going on in the smart textiles space. It is an exciting time for the design world,...

Smart Fabrics are Coming, But What About Washability and E-textiles Degradation?

One of the most frequent questions we get about smart fabrics is “can I wash it?”. Sometimes companies provide a yes, or a...

Copenhagen Fashion Summit 2019: Avery Dennison Proposes Next Generation Sustainable Materials

Although Sustainability is a vast and complex issue, the Copenhagen Fashion Summit's objective is to mobilise the global fashion system to change the way...

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