Sunday, September 24, 2017

Video: Apple’s New AirPods Ad Will Get You Moving

Last year, in September 2016, Apple announced that they would release their latest consumer hearable tech innovation known as AirPods. When they did not meet...

When Fashion Doesn’t Have The Technology, It Should Build It!

We all know that Will-i-am is a nerd at heart. The musician has not been shy about his passion for the ever evolving technology...

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...
NRG Greenest Sneakers

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...

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NEWS: SUSTAINABILITY

Stella McCartney x Parley’s Environmentally-Minded Approach to fashion

When one thinks of Stella McCartney, there are 3 words that come to mind; Eco friendly, Meat Free, Sustainability. So it came as no...

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...
Yarnology

Yarnology Infused with Coffee, Gold and Silver Means Bye Bye to B.O.

Combating body odor is no small feat. Many in the fashion tech space have tried and failed. That does not mean that it is...

NEWS: RETAIL TECH

Fingerprint technology could be coming to a supermarket near you!

We have taken a moment from all things fashion to appreciate some interesting retail tech of the supermarket variety. It has been reported by...

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...
Fashion Tech

Smart Money Transforming The New Fashion Tech Investment Landscape

Technological advances in the fashion industry has led to rapid and dramatic transformations that have continued to create new winners and losers. Walmart’s $310...

NEWS: R&D

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...
Smart Home Battery

Mercedes-Benz Creates Huge Ripples in Smart Home Battery Business

Mercedes-Benz is presenting itself as a serious player in the business of solar power and batteries. The luxury car manufacturer recently partnered up with...
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

NYFW: Carolina Herrera on AW16 “I Used the New Technology”

The use of Fashion Technology is not always obvious, sometimes the choice of technology utilized can be the type that one would use to create the collection rather...

Deb Levine The ’40 Over 40 Women To Watch’

We take a moment with Jefferson Award winner and YTH founder Deb Levine- a wonder woman whose achievements thus far leave us in complete awe. What was...

Billie Whitehouse of Wearable X Talks About Startup Life, Smart Apparel & Wellness Technology

Evolving technology has dovetailed with the health and wellness boom, bringing us wearable tech that counts our steps, tracks our heart rate, and even...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

HyperFace, A ‘Smart Textile’ Collection Designed To Protect Your Privacy

Sometimes it seems like the advancement of technology knows no bounds. Unfortunately, with such incredible milestones comes great pitfalls. The most controversial pitfall being privacy. Last year...
E-textiles Project Jacquard

Designing for Smart Fabrics: Wear It’s At!

Lately, the term “wearables” appears more and more in our conversations. Usually we are describing a smart watch that extends our mobile experience, or...

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...