Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Makers, Are You Ready To Trade in Your Traditional Tape Measure For 01?

We heard whispers that the measuring tape, a necessary and staple tool that has been around for donkey years, is dead. Who doesn't own the...
Boltt, Decoding Fitness Through Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

Boltt, Decoding Fitness Through Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

Meet Boltt, the wearable, decoding fitness through machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence. (AI) An idea born about 18 months ago by founders Arnav and Aayushi...

Expecting The Unexpected, Will 2017 Be The Year That Implantables Are Adopted By Fashion?

With less than two weeks left of 2016 I have come to the conclusion that this was the year that we witnessed inventors and...

Rana Nakhal Solset on Bridging the Gap Between Luxury & Function

Emel + Aris has been on our radar for quite a while now. Founded in 2015 to bridge the gap between fashion and function,...
Plexal's Innovation-centre, the 150 million tech hub

Plexal, Weaving a Legacy by Kick Starting a Tech Chain Reaction

As a London based online media startup focusing on translating technology in a fashion voice, we, at FashNerd.com, were super excited to hear about Plexal....

Technology Meets its Match in the Anti-Surveillance Coat

We recently attended Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven where we came across the Anti-Surveillance coat by Project KOVR. With the ability to block every...

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...
Human Inc

Human Inc’s Headphones: Experimentally Fashionable

With the dust barely settled on the recent announcement of Apple's AirPods there is already a new player on the block confidently tempting consumers to...
Strap up technology

Strap Up The Technology of Your Traditional Watch

As technology shrinks, it's becoming increasingly easier to design and engineer our way to a meaningful and successful product. When it comes to stacking features on wrist...

Nimb, A Wearable Determined To Make The World Safer

The idea of adorning a fashionable wearable that is a trusted companion with the ability to look after your personal safety sounds grand. So when...
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NEWS: SUSTAINABILITY

TED x Whitehall: “Don’t tell me fashion is frivolous” -Frances Corner

What do you wear if you’re going to meet the Head of London College of Fashion? In this TEDTalks video Professor Frances Corner discusses...
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...

When Sustainability, Transparency and Zero Waste Is About Respecting Your Clothes

Whilst attending MBFW Russia in Moscow, I met Piia Lehtinen, a Finland based woman who is jump starting the conversation around sustainability. Holding three different titles,...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

Aerochromics, Smart Clothing That Monitors Pollution in Real-Time

Have you heard of designer Nikolas Bentel? If you haven't, then allow us to enlighten you. He is the creator behind new clothing line...

The Future of Smart Clothing According to Datacube

With so much going on in the world of smart wearables and e-textiles the idea of creating smart clothing is no longer science fiction....
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Designing for Smart Fabrics: Wear It’s At!

Lately, the term “wearables” appears more and more in our conversations. Usually we are describing a smart watch that extends our mobile experience, or...

NEWS: RETAIL TECH

Farfetch, Taking The Digital Revolution To The Streets of Hackney

We are all about keeping our ear to the ground, and in doing so we heard whispers that the store of the future will...

The Scarfi VR App, Bridging the Gap Between The Physical and Digital Worlds

We recently discovered a new VR app with a difference. Launched exclusively at Westfield London, the Scarfi app was created via a partnership with British...

With The Retail Tech Space Showing So Much Potential, How did Style.com Fail?

If you type in Style.com, you are instantly redirected to Farfetch. Did you know that? I did not. Curious to why, I did some...

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...

Deb Levine The ’40 Over 40 Women To Watch’

We take a moment with Jefferson Award winner and YTH founder Deb Levine- a wonder woman whose achievements thus far leave us in complete awe. What was...

Should London be Hailed As Capital For Fashion & Tech?

It was only a mere few days ago when Natalie Massenet, who accepted her Damehood at Buckingham Palace this week, was quoted describing London as...

NEWS: R&D

Are Digital Tattoos Destined To Replace Bulky Wearables?

Last year we wrote an article about the future role smart temporary tattoos could play in fashion, health and sports. With convenience recognised as one...
Automat, Taking The Internet Of Things From Prototype To Market

Automat, Taking The Internet Of Things From Prototype To Market

It wasn't long after meeting Fredrik Timour, CEO of award-winning startup Neue Labs, that we dove straight into a conversation about their latest product called AUTOMAT....
Smart Fabrics

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...