Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Sensewear

Sensewear, Fusing Digital Health And Fashion

This morning I was introduced to a brand called Sensewear. They are currently doing amazing work by taking an innovative approach to managing autism. First...
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...

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...
Battery Technology

The Challenge of Charging: Can Battery Technology Help our Wearables?

At this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona the usual technology names in the mobile phone industry launched their latest products. By looking under...

WTS2017: Where Did All The Big Tech Players Go?

Another year, another Wearable Tech Show, except this time around it felt a little different. Accommodated in a smaller space compared to 2016, the...

Available March 2017, The Dot Braille Smartwatch Proving Awareness Can be Sightless

“We need to make every single thing accessible to every single person with a disability.” With these heartfelt words from their Ambassador, singer/songwriter Stevie...

Will Artificial Intelligence Save The “Stagnant Wearables Market”?

A recent report predicts that Artificial Intelligence is set to help the wearables market grow 376% in 2017. Outlining how AI powered wearables will...
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...
Smart Gloves

Smart Gloves That Seamlessly Combine High Technology With Performance Art

Anina Net, CEO of 360Fashion Network, has collaborated with Intel to develop a smart glove which simultaneously creates a human light pattern controlled by...

Jiobit ‘Invisible’ Wearables For Kids, Designed To Free The Wrist

It seems that when it comes to the merger of technology and children, the majority of devices are focused on safety. One of these...
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Heisel x Taylor: Best Way to Predict the Future is to Invent it

Everyone knows who Sylvia Heisel is. The early adopter of wearable technology is one of the most recognised pioneers of Fashion Technology. She is...

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...

Styling Natalia Allen Eco-Friendly LBD

Shaping the future of womenswear's fashion, we are enthralled by NY based designer Natalia Allen eco-friendly LBD. She manages to bring power and simplicity to all...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

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...
Sensewear

Sensewear, Fusing Digital Health And Fashion

This morning I was introduced to a brand called Sensewear. They are currently doing amazing work by taking an innovative approach to managing autism. First...

Kassim Denim x Neue Labs: The World’s First Connected Jeans

Denim artisans Kassim, took center stage at Denim Premiere Vision in Paris this week. They were among the cherry picked brands exhibiting at the denim...

NEWS: RETAIL TECH

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...
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,...

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)...

NEWS: WOMEN IN TECH

In Her Own Words: MARTA WAYDEL [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...

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...
Victoria Geany's Landmark exhibition

Geaney’s Photobacterium Kishitanni, An Exploration of Non-Traditional Materials

Recently we were introduced to Victoria Geaney. A creative who classifies herself as a conceptual designer, Victoria explores the intersections of Fashion, Art, Science...

NEWS: R&D

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....
Functional Fabrics

Functional Fabrics for Scalable Textile Tech Integration

Recently, the functional fabrics research and development department at Drexel University, received a financial injection of 75 million dollars from the Advanced Functional Fabrics of America (AFFOA)-...
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...