Wednesday, May 24, 2017

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...
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Andrew Bolton- The Intersection of Fashion, Art and Technology

Alexander McQueen, the impact of ancient Chinese art on fashion, and the 3D printer are all areas of exploration and interest of curator in...
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The Greenest Sneakers Made From Recycled Carbon Dioxide Emissions

Since carbon capture technologies became feasible and affordable, scientists and environmentalists have been working to figure out what to do with all that carbon...

Anouk Wipprecht x Somfy Curational Project, 2016 ‘The Art of Motion’

Dutch-born designer Anouk Wipprecht who is famous for her Spider Dress and Smoke Dress is collaborating with Somfy on something a little bit different. Past...

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....
The 3D-printed hair produced by MIT researchers

Design Innovation: 3D Printed Fake Fur Developed in Minutes

The talented researchers have managed to develop a way to print thousands of fine 3Dprinted hairs in minutes. By coming up with a 'new bold way...

Transforming Paris Couture: Iris Van Herpen AW16

Those familiar with Iris van Herpen will appreciate the designer's need to transform unusual materials into quirky couture. This season, transforming Paris Couture, Iris...

KEYNOTE: Taking a Closer Look at the Evolution of Fashion Tech

#FASHIONTECH Berlin, currently in its fourth round at Berlin’s Fashion Week, has gained a reputation for being quite topical in their combination of fashion...

Take a Flutter With A Skirt Controlled By Your Brainwaves

Imagine a garment that reacts to your brainwaves. I know, I know, it all sounds a bit science fiction, but New York based wearable...

Brooke Roberts: “How do Radiography and Knitwear Design Mix?”

With London Technology Week set to commence tomorrow, we are taking a moment to get to know Hackney based fashion designer Brooke Roberts. As...
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NEWS: SUSTAINABILITY

Will.i.am’s Sustainable Label Ekocycle Upcycles Using Recycled Materials

Will.i.am is at it again. This is a man on a mission. This time it is all about sustainability. Putting down his wearable hat, for the...

5th Graders Show Off Outfits They Made From Recycled Materials

With the objective to make children more socially responsible, Centerville Elementary School in the USA showcased a fashion show where its fifth-graders showed off environmentally conscious...

Stella McCartney: Is Sustainability In Danger of Becoming a One-Off Trend?

In honor of Fashion Week, we have decided to take a closer look at Fashion’s favourite darling and sustainability advocate Stella McCartney. When one thinks...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

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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...

All About Smart Textiles

Graduate of Swedish School of Textiles in Boras, Linda Worbin is the creator of smart textiles is well known for her electroluminescent pillows. Worbin...

Fashion, Technology & Science, A Trifecta of Innovation

Have you noticed how both science and technology have been collaborating with fashion? It is this three-way partnership that is leading to scientific breakthrough...

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)...
Digital fashion brand founders by Dejan Subosic, Aleksandar Subosic, Kenza Zouiten and Gustav Springfeldt.

Boundary Breaking Ivyrevel Merging Fashion Creativity With Machine Learning

We recently discovered Swedish brand Ivyrevel, a label definitely after our #WearableTechStylist's heart. Breaking boundaries through innovation, the label has been praised for designing clothes with...

Does Retail Tech & Fashion Tech Go Hand in Hand?

The Fashion Week season has so far been more about being digital than Fashion Tech. We can count on one hand, maybe two, the...

NEWS: WOMEN IN TECH

Karlie Kloss ‘Tech Entrepreneur’ Partners Up With ElleUK

Karlie Kloss, 'tech entrepreneur' and face of Huawei Watch is on a mission. Working together with ELLEUK, she will be taking over the March...

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...

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: R&D

Panasonic Unveils Bendable Twistable & Flexible Battery For Wearables

From a fashion tech point of view, it seems like things are not getting 'better by the year' for the Consumer Technology Show (CES) in...
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...

This Stretchable ‘Octopus-like’ Skin Senses Touch

A research team of Cornell University graduate students, under the supervision of Rob Shepherd, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, have developed a stretchable luminescent...