Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Sustainable Brand Vigga

Sustainable Brand Vigga, Green Superheroes Disrupting Global Fast Fashion in Kidswear?

You know the problem: The new baby is coming up on four months old and he’s already outgrown two rounds of clothing sizes -...

Top 3 Superhero Wearables Designed To Keep You Safe

I am sure that some you already know that there are wearables out there designed to be your guardian angel. They will not only...

VITALI Smart Bra, Meet Your Intuitive Wellness Coach

With $34,076 of their $50,000 goal already pledged, it seems like everyone is talking about the VITALI Smart Bra. Attracting the right kind of attention, their Kickstarter...

How An Innovation Accelerator Program Is Empowering Imagination In The Most Sustainable Manner

Aiming to fast-track sustainable innovation within the luxury and apparel industries, Fashion For Good, Plug and Play and Kering, a company known for its ensemble...
Hearables

Hearables Attract $50 Million of Crowdfunding – Ear Good, Wrist Bad

It’s almost four years since I coined the word “Hearables”, so it was pleasant to see it displayed as a headline product category on...

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....

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NEWS: SUSTAINABILITY

Kuben Edwards, Stylish Eco Conscious Warrior

As the demand for Fast Fashion slows down, the way forward is all about Sustainable fashion. More than a trend, and all about changing the...

Evrnu’s Fiber Technology, Turning Post-Consumer Waste into New Threads

The problem, it takes 700 gallons of water to make just one cotton T-shirt. The solution, Evrnu’s Fiber Technology that turns textile waste into a...

What We Know, And Need To Know, About Sustainable Fashion

Web searches for “sustainable fashion” spike in the fall and spring fashion seasons, and McKinsey rated it as a top issue for the industry...

NEWS: RETAIL TECH

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...

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...
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,...

NEWS: R&D

Autonomous Flying Cars

The Future of Transport: Autonomous Cars & Autonomous Flying Cars

Transportation has evolved drastically in the last decade. Autonomous cars, which existed only in science fiction movies, might just be around the corner. With...

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...
Smart Textiles Wearables

Smart Textiles, Wearable Technologies and the New Industrial Revolution

The rise of smart textile wearables could mean that the industry will be worth over $130 billion by 2025. It is being strengthened by...

NEWS: WOMEN IN TECH

The Two Faces Of Smart Textiles, Poetic Exploration vs Engineering Driven

When you think about it, fashion has always been technology. Cutting a piece of cloth and turning it into something functional is an extraordinary technological...

Candice Fragis: “I Won’t Wear Wearables For Wearables Sake”

This morning at Decoded Fashion London I had the pleasure of sitting down with the stylish Candice Fragis, the buying and merchandising director for...

Kuben Edwards, Stylish Eco Conscious Warrior

As the demand for Fast Fashion slows down, the way forward is all about Sustainable fashion. More than a trend, and all about changing the...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

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...

Knitwear Using Technology to Disrupt Fashion

The world of Unmade is where old-fashioned knitting meets cutting-edge technology. Founded by Royal College of Art graduates, Ben Alun-Jones, Hal Watts and Kirsty Emery,...

Translating the Powerful Natural Invisible Technology of PYRATEX Fabrics

Whilst in Paris to give a keynote on Manufacturing Fashion Tech at Look Forward, I knew that I had to take a moment to...