Sunday, November 19, 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

When Sustainability, Transparency and Zero Waste Is About Respecting Your Clothes

Whilst attending MBFW Russia in Moscow, I met Piia Lehtinen, a Finland based woman who is jump starting the conversation around sustainability. Holding three different titles,...

Adidas x Parley: Using Technology to Turn Bad Plastic into Good

We were ecstatic when Bionic Yarn  gained further column inches after their collaboration with G Star Raw. Together the partnership launched the RAW for...

Mycelium, Redefining Leather With The Power of Organic Technology

When I heard that there was a company creating materials with the power of organic technology I was intrigued. With so much innovation taking...

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)...

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...

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...

NEWS: R&D

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...
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....
Smart Textiles Wearables

Smart Textiles, Wearable Technologies and the New Industrial Revolution

The rise of smart textile wearables could mean that the industry will be worth over $130 billion by 2025. It is being strengthened by...

NEWS: WOMEN IN TECH

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...

WearableTechStylist Exudes Confidence that Speaks to Women

I have always loved fashion. My love was never based on owning this label or that label, it was always about my ability to pick up a...

In Her Own Words: NATALIE MASSENET [Women In Tech Series]

On the run up to Women's Day on the 8th March, we are paying homage to 7 women who have made a name for...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

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...

The Smart Textiles Timeline, 1600- 2016

For some of us the words 'smart fabrics, 'smart textiles' and 'e-textiles' are still shiny and new, although pioneers have been innovating within the...
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...