Monday, November 20, 2017

5 Startup Smartwatches Kicking Ass And Taking Names

There is no denying that the world of smartwatches is firmly ruled by the one and only Apple, and the rest of us are...

Up Close And Personal With Louis Vuitton’s Luxury Smartwatch

Louis Vuitton has released its first piece of wearable tech. The attention grabbing collection of smartwatches, are a rework on the Tambour Horizon watch. Expensive...
Fitbit Leak

Fitbit Leak: Codename “Higgs” and “Parkside” Revealed

The Fitbit leak, codenamed “Higgs”, is no longer an internal secret. First reported on Yahoo Finance, the fitness tracker company is looking to release...

‘Fossil Firsts’, Reinventing The Smart Watch And The Watch Industry

Fossil has been busy reinventing the watch and the watch industry. Showing us the kind of work ethic usually witnessed in a fashion intern who...

Verily Smartwatch, At The Intersection Of Technology, Data Science And Healthcare

The Verily smartwatch is a 'real' medical device that does more than just tell you your heart rate. Developed by Alphabet's Life Sciences division,...

Amazfit Pace, Fluent in Style, Design and Seamless Technology [Review]

Although I am passionate about all things tech, that is why I write about it, I do not love tech for tech's sake. A...

Wearables: (Hybrid) Smartwatches Are Here to Stay

There are many reasons why one would think the end of the smartwatch is upon us. With declining sales statistics and overall survival rate...
Smartwatches Here to Stay

CES2017: Garmin, The OG On The Wearable Tech Block

Only one month ago, some media channels were climbing on mountain tops to inform us that wearables are dead. It was a ‘fact’ that soon appeared to...

Wearable Tech Trends 2017, Will The Global Appetite Continue to Grow?

The wearable tech market is still relatively young and in flux. Fitbit, the company that arguably led the first wave of interest in wearables,...

Another Day, Another SmartWatch as A|X Launches Hybrid at CES

Another day, another smartwatch launches. This time round it is Armani Exchange entering the competitive ring. We must admit that we did not see AX...

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NEWS: SUSTAINABILITY

5 Sustainable Fabric Innovators to Watch Out For

For quite some time the sustainable fashion community has understood the importance of reducing cotton products and recreating fabrics in a new way. For hundreds...
Yarnology

Yarnology Infused with Coffee, Gold and Silver Means Bye Bye to B.O.

Combating body odor is no small feat. Many in the fashion tech space have tried and failed. That does not mean that it is...
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: RETAIL TECH

Translating Technology

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...
Sustainability Avery Dennison Evrything

Sustainable Apparel Coalition Partners with Avery Dennison and EVRYTHNG, Exploring New Age of Brand...

A pioneering partnership with the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) and Avery Dennison Retail Branding and Information Solutions has been announced. The partnership explores how suppliers, manufacturers,...

Subconscious Shopping: Step Into eBay’s ‘Inspiration Zone’

Curated in partnership with Saatchi Art, eBay has opened the first subconscious shopping experience. Launched in a revolutionary new concept space in Central London, the...

NEWS: R&D

Sewing Robotics

A Revolutionary Milestone, from the Sewing Machine to Robotics

Would you say that it is inevitable that robots will be, if not already, part of the fashion technology movement? We like to think so. Championing...
Nike Zoom Superfly Flyknit Olympics

Technology Accelerating Rio Olympians Towards the Future

With the Rio Olympics looming, big brands like Nike, Adidas, Under Armour to name a few, are not being shy about putting their best...

The Convergence of Fashion With Technology Needs Empathy

No matter the problem, keeping things simple can be considered quite an intellectual plan of attack when attempting to work out a complex problem....

NEWS: WOMEN IN TECH

The UNSEEN Blends Science Into Materials to Create a T-shirt that Can Read Pollution

According to Ms Bowker, it is possible to create a t-shirt that has the ability read the levels of pollution in the water, all you...

In Her Own Words: MARIA MESTRE [Women In Tech Series]

On the run up to Women’s Day on the 8th March, we are paying homage to 7 women who have made a name for themselves in...
Singh Praises For High Performance Stiletto

High Performance Stiletto To Singh Praises For

Every woman loves her heels and we are no exception. It is a complicated love/hate relationship rarely understood by the men in our lives or...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

EDITOR’S PICK: Rock Star Smart Skinny Jeans For Only $44.94!

The fact that not many people cannot pull off a pair of white jeans did not put me off putting them on my Christmas...
Smart Fabrics

Designing for Smart Fabrics: Potential Drawbacks

What are the Potential Drawbacks? If we can access, visualize and interact with our digital lives with fabric, that brings a whole set of implications...

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...