Sunday, September 24, 2017

Will.i.am’s BUTTONS, The Latest Wearable Tech Meets Fashion Solution?

There is a new hearable that could surpass Apple's Airpods. Launched by William Adams, also known by his stage name Will.i.am,  BUTTONS is the latest...

Kate Spade’s “Pretty Basic Wearables” Are More Fashion Than Function

The last time we wrote about Kate Spade was when the NY label collaborated with tech bag brand Everpurse to spawn a couple of stylish...

Michael Kors: Are You a Glamorous Bradshaw or an Effortless Dylan?

First announced at Baselworld 2016 in Switzerland at the beginning of the year, Bradshaw and Dylan, Michael Kors' "chic" tech accessories, will stylishly make your...

Your Mind At Ease With Bellabeat’s Fashionable Leaf Urban

We recently wrote an article on the Next Generation Wearables that Liberate and Master the Mind, and continuing on this thread we would like to...

Lorna & Bel, All About Female-Centric Technology

Joining other female-friendly tech products such as WiseWear, Ringly, Vinaya and Van der Waals, Lorna & Bel handbags are the perfect fusion of both...

Huawei’s Jewel, A Beautiful Smartwatch For Stylish Women

We put pen to paper and the Lifestyle Tech YouTuber provided us with the accompanying video review.  In the tech video review, Stephanie gives viewers a...
Huawei Watch Jewel

The Huawei Watch Jewel, The Best Smart Watch for Women?

Driven by demand for more female focused smart watches, Huawei, in collaboration with Swarovski, launched the stylishly feminine Huawei Watch Jewel and Elegant smart...

ZENTA Wearable Bracelet, Inspired by Humans, Perfected by Science

They teased us with their secret whispers. They told us it was coming and today, on the 1st of June 2016, it has arrived,...

Printed Circuitry Makes Sleeker Wearables

Armor is a new prototype created by two New York startups, The Crated and Strong Arm Technologies. The collaboration introduces a new type of...

Hillary Day’s Beautiful Technology Collection

Hillary Day, a west coast native, coat collection is a drool worthy must have with a difference. Bragging experience that includes Vera Wang, Ralph Lauren and...

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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...

The 3D Printed Future of Fashion Business: Overproduction & Low Sustainability (Part 2)

The long supply chain and low marginality have created another dead-end strategy of mass market fashion, overproduction. Each year, we produce 150 billion units...

Adidas x Parley: Using Technology to Turn Bad Plastic into Good

We were ecstatic when Bionic Yarn  gained further column inches after their collaboration with G Star Raw. Together the partnership launched the RAW for...

NEWS: RETAIL TECH

Disrupting Retail Technology and Fashion Technology

"The Overuse of the Word #FashionTech Is Taking Away its Meaning & Eradicating The Artistry" -Muchaneta K 2015 was the year that defined Fashion Tech(nology)...

Explosion of Technology Transforming The Way We Shop

We get a ripple of excitement when we think about how the explosion of technology has been transforming the way we shop. This global guilty...

Cashless on the Catwalk, Gadgetry or Innovation?

With 1 day and 17 hours remaining before London Fashion Week begins, we are naturally buzzing with excitement to see what the designers will...

NEWS: R&D

Project Kino

Miniature Wearable Robots To Spice Up Your Fashion Style

If you think common places where you would find robots are manufacturing plants, operating rooms, or homes, you are in for a surprise. The...
These Smart Threads Can Change The Colour of Clothes

These Smart Threads Can Change The Colour of Clothes

Often, when I leave the house, it hits me that I haven't given any attention to colour matching my clothes. This fashion passe could...
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...

NEWS: WOMEN IN TECH

Iris Apfel, The Apple of Fashion’s Eye Designing for Wisewear

I must admit, I did not see this coming. Iris Apfel, the Apple of fashion's eye designing for Wisewear? Well, well, well, that is...
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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...

London Summit 16: Women Changing the Face of Tech

As the countdown begins for London Summit 2016 taking place 13th - 15th April 2016, we find ourselves rather excited at the prospect of meeting the movers and...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

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...
Cotton textile covered with nanostructures invisible to the naked eye. Image magnified 200 times.

No More Washing. Shine Some Light On Self-Cleaning Textiles

As technology evolves, the importance of it evolving grows by the day, which means that the choices that we have to approach when solving everyday...

Merger of Fashion and Engineering, Design-based Thinking Set To Revolutionize All Industries

The merger of fashion and engineering is the new black in the fashion tech space. It is an area of innovation that has got...