Sunday, September 24, 2017

Who Are WEAR Sustain’s 23 Finalists?

I am sure that by now everyone has heard about a project called WEAR Sustain. Managed by a consortium of seven organisations across five...
sextech

Is Sextech Fashionably Late to The Wearable Tech Space?

The age of sextech has arrived fashionably late to the wearable tech space. Defined as technology designed with the intention of enhancing human sexuality and the human...
Sunu Band

The Sunu Band, a Wearable Tech Device for the Visually Impaired

First announced in 2015, the Sunu band is a wearable tech device that enhances the mobility for the visually impaired. It is the first blind-accessible...

Anouk Wipprecht’s Sonifica, Reshaping the Future of Performing Arts

Anouk Wipprecht's Sonifica is a stunning wearable. The compelling design has been designed for artist Viktoria Modesta, famous for using using her prosthetic leg as...
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...

It is Confirmed, Wearables Out, Augmented Reality In, For Microprocessor Giant Intel

With the wearables market expected to grow at a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 18.2% between 2017 and 2021, it came as a...
Soft Fabric Sensors

Computerized Fabric That Can Turn “Any Piece of Clothing into a Fitness Tracker”

The stage has been set. There is a new type of material design in the works. It will put the hard, inflexible material to shame....

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...

An Anthropologist, a Material Scientist and a Fashion Tech Designer Walk Into a Bar

No, this isn't a joke. Rather, it is a comment on the centrality of transdisciplinary collaboration for informed and exciting data-driven futures. Data Analytics, Wearables...

Onitsuka Tiger x Anrealage Augmented Reality Sneakers, Innovative or Gimmick?

Footwear brand Onitsuka and fashion label Anrealage have teamed up to design sneakers that can come to life. The collaboration has brought to our attention...

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NEWS: SUSTAINABILITY

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...

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...

Are Avani’s Cassava-Based Eco Bags the Perfect Solution?

We all know that plastic has become an issue, especially when it comes to the affect that it has on ocean life. Trying to...

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...

NYFW: Iconic Label Tommy Hilfiger Invests in Retail Tech

Besides Intel's efforts, it seems that fashion tech worthy of any column inches has been on the quiet side at NYFW this season. What has...

3D Fashion: 3D Body Scanning Meets Real Apparel World

Yesterday, Fung Global & Retail Tech published a good review of the 3D-scanning companies, whose technology can be used to scan fashion retail customers...

NEWS: R&D

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...
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...
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...

NEWS: WOMEN IN TECH

Women In Tech, Are You On Ada’s ‘BadAss’ List?

Targeting women committed to changing the tech industry, Ada's List has over 2000+ women who work in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. These brainy...

Getting To Know Kristina Dimitrova

We were excited when Kristina Dimitrova accepted our invitation to be interviewed for FashNerd's  Q&A. As founder/CEO of Interlaced we looked forward to hearing what she...

Finally, Something To Fashionably Leaf In

I think it is about time that the fashion tech industry came up with decent gadgets for women that will actually give us what...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

CEAM, Invisible Nano Technology Meets Modern Design

Always on the look out for something new in the fashion tech space, it was quite exciting when we were introduced to a new clothing...
Soft Fabric Sensors

Computerized Fabric That Can Turn “Any Piece of Clothing into a Fitness Tracker”

The stage has been set. There is a new type of material design in the works. It will put the hard, inflexible material to shame....