Sunday, July 23, 2017

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...
Jasna Rok

Jasna Rok, Future-Proofing And Challenging The Fashion Tech Industry.

We find ourselves having a fashion tech crush on the brilliant and talented Jasna Rok, who recently exhibited at #FASHIONTECH Berlin. Drawn to her pioneering work,...

It is Time To Put Down Your Fiji and Pick Up Hidrate Spark 2.0...

Hidrate Spark first came to our attention back in 2015, when they launched their Kickstarter campaign on 1 June 2015. By the time it closed...

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...

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...

EDITED Retail Technology, Driving Strategic Changes In The Business of Fashion

We are not only about Fashion Tech, we also champion all the advances currently taking place in the Retail Tech space, so when Laura Kubica...

Ground-Breaking Nanotechnology, The Optimal Solution for Fashion And Textile Companies

Among all the innovation brought to our attention during #FASHIONTECH Berlin, there was one company that stood out for us, Acanthurus GmbH. They were...

#FASHIONTECH Berlin 2017, Scrutinising, Discussing & Focusing on Solutions

FashNerd.com has been a fan of #FASHIONTECH Berlin for some time now. We appreciate how they have managed to define and shape the fashion...

Iris van Herpen, 10 Years of Redefining the Definition of Couture Through Artistry, Science...

Iris van Herpen fascinates us. We are attracted to her fearless take on fashion, and how for the last 10 years she has been bringing...

Nordstrom’s Creative Projects Team Brings Tech To Themed Pop-up Shop

If you reside across the pond, you might want to find a moment to attend Pop-In@Nordstrom: GETS WIRED curated by Olivia Kim, vice president of...
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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...

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...

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...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

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,...
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Designing for Smart Fabrics: Deciding What to Design

Work with a Clothing Designer (someone who works with fabrics) I can’t stress enough how important it is to work with someone who understands making...

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....

NEWS: RETAIL TECH

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...

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...

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

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...

INTEL, The Belle Of Fashion Week

It seems that Intel has been successfully making a name for itself this season. All that schmoozing has resulted in attention grabbing collaborations with quite a few fashion...

The UNSEEN Blends Science Into Materials to Create a T-shirt that Can Read Pollution

According to Ms Bowker, it is possible to create a t-shirt that has the ability read the levels of pollution in the water, all you...

NEWS: R&D

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...

The Convergence of Fashion With Technology Needs Empathy

No matter the problem, keeping things simple can be considered quite an intellectual plan of attack when attempting to work out a complex problem....

The Smart Contact Lens Evolves As Researchers Develop A Prototype that Detects an Array...

Everyone knows that technology and health has been making beautiful music together for a while now. As innovation advances, the evolution of health wearables...