Thursday, September 21, 2017

Wearable Technology Is Getting Flexible On Us

For years, universities and research and development departments have been trying to develop a material containing transistors that are stretchable. Some have even succeeded in...

The Future Shapers Project: Julia Koerner

"It is fascinating imagining the next frontier of fashion and the possibility of people owing hyper personalisation clothing." - Julia Koerner Julia Körner is an award-winning...

Read, Watch, Listen To The Voices Quenching The Thirst for Fashion Tech Knowledge

As the merger of fashion and technology advances forward, there is a growing demand from the early adopters, the curious and the fashion tech...

Mindful High-Tech Smart Glasses Sensitive To Our State Of Mind

It seems that when it comes to smart glasses, brands and startups are finally looking to get it right. You only have to name...
Human Inc

Human Inc’s Headphones: Experimentally Fashionable

With the dust barely settled on the recent announcement of Apple's AirPods there is already a new player on the block confidently tempting consumers to...

[IN MY OPINION] The Importance of Encouraging Female Role Models in Tech

A week ago Donna and I set off to join the incredible group of women (and a few lucky men) at the Everywoman Technology...

Oh Buoy it’s An Innovative Swimming Costume

With summer just around the corner we cannot wait to get our favourite swim suit on. So when we heard that there was a...

Would You Prescribe To Mental Health Wearables To Keep Your Mind Fit & Issues-Free?

In a recent article, BOF explores the impact creative industries have on the mental well-being of employees and employers alike. The culture of work...
Spectacles Fashion

Google Glass’ Lessons Learned Snatched by Snapchat’s Specs?

We always felt comfortable being an odd duck among the naysayers here at FashNerd. Evangelizing that the lessons learned from Google's endeavors with the google...

Technology Meets its Match in the Anti-Surveillance Coat

We recently attended Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven where we came across the Anti-Surveillance coat by Project KOVR. With the ability to block every...

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NEWS: SUSTAINABILITY

SeaCell, Quasi-Medicinal Sustainable Fabric Made of Seaweed

First whispered in 2012, SeaCell, an innovative, progressive and sustainable material, is still making waves when it comes to sustainable materials. The yarn is derived...
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,...
Chanel’s ‘eco-couture’ SS16

Sustainable Fashion, Giving Us Less Hippie & More Haute

Sustainable designers are not only the new kids on the block, they are the talent breathing new life into the eco-friendly movement. Besides eco-warrior Stella McCartney and...

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...
DuPont

DuPont Transforms Ordinary Fabrics Into Connected, Intelligent Garments

The power forward DuPont has recently added to its growing portfolio Intexar™ smart clothing technology. Eliminating "the bumps and seams that drag down other...

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...

NEWS: RETAIL TECH

Day 1: #TCDisrupt, In The Eye of the Tech Storm

#TCDisrupt has been part of Athens European start up ecosystem since 2007 and is the hub of all things tech. In its third year here in...

The Scarfi VR App, Bridging the Gap Between The Physical and Digital Worlds

We recently discovered a new VR app with a difference. Launched exclusively at Westfield London, the Scarfi app was created via a partnership with British...

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...

NEWS: WOMEN IN TECH

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...

Muchaneta Kapfunde, All About The Geek Chic

FashNerd founder Muchaneta Kapfunde's drive is fuelled by her insatiable appetite for technology and her passion for fashion trends. Together with her partner Mano...
Nikoletta Szirmay, the co-founder of the Tago Arc bracelet

When FashNerd Met Nikoletta Szirmay

The Tago Arc bracelet launched its campaign on Indiegogo in February 2015. It was an explosive success that saw the project reach its funding goal within...

NEWS: R&D

Temp Tech Tattoo

Temporary Tech Tattoos, When Function Trumps Fashion

Getting inked can be viewed as a form of expression. For some, adorning a tattoo is a fashion statement, for others it is a...
Nike Zoom Superfly Flyknit Olympics

Technology Accelerating Rio Olympians Towards the Future

With the Rio Olympics looming, big brands like Nike, Adidas, Under Armour to name a few, are not being shy about putting their best...
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)-...