Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Tag: fashion tech

Emerging Technologies

How Emerging Technologies Will Affect Fashion Manufacturing

The use of emerging technologies in the fashion business is nothing new, but what’s interesting is that the most striking and effective technologies are primarily used...

New Forecast Predicts A $2.9billion Future For Smart Fashion

Today, WiseGuyReports have released a new forecast confirming that the Smart Fashion Global Market will reach $2,938.90 million by 2022. That, ladies and gentlemen,...

It is Time To Be Provoked Into Experimenting With Nobel-Prize Winning Material Graphene

At the end of last year, we wrote about the Nobel-prize winning material Graphene. Promising to change the dynamics of the smart fabrics space...
Smart Gloves

Smart Gloves That Seamlessly Combine High Technology With Performance Art

Anina Net, CEO of 360Fashion Network, has collaborated with Intel to develop a smart glove which simultaneously creates a human light pattern controlled by...
Rochambeau Thinking Cap1

Being ‘Born Digital’ Technology Continues to Power Up Fashion Brands in 2017

2016 was the year that, EVRYTHNG, IoT Smart Products Platform pioneer, switched on their 'born digital' campaign. Working together with Avery Dennison, the global leader in apparel...

Virtual Personal Trainer Integrated In Smart Clothing Wins

Supported by Intel, WIRED Germany, Adidas and Premium fashion fair #FASHIONTECH, Deutsche Telekom Fashion Fusion was all about designing relevant, functional, sustainable smart fashion...

The Unboxing and Exploration Of An Emel + Aris Smart Coat

It is no secret that I have a style crush on luxury brand EMEL + ARIS. I can't help but adore their beautifully tailored...

CES2017: The Brands That Talked Good Game, But Failed To Excite Us

Now that you have had the chance to read about the great innovations from CES 2017, lets take a moment to look at the...

Wearable Tech Trends 2017, Will The Global Appetite Continue to Grow?

The wearable tech market is still relatively young and in flux. Fitbit, the company that arguably led the first wave of interest in wearables,...

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...
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NEWS: SUSTAINABILITY

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)-...

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

It is Time To Be Provoked Into Experimenting With Nobel-Prize Winning Material Graphene

At the end of last year, we wrote about the Nobel-prize winning material Graphene. Promising to change the dynamics of the smart fabrics space...
Balaclava, Fashion Tech, Wearables

Game Changing High-Tech Yarn Heats Things Up For Athletes

When you think of the word balaclava, it does not really conjure up the words 'fashionable' and 'stylish' but researchers from Nottingham Trent University...

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

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...

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...

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...

NEWS: WOMEN IN TECH

Liz Salcedo, The Beautiful Science Behind Everpurse

Liz Salcedo and her husband are the powerhouse behind Everpurse.Everpurse are handbags that have been designed to successfully integrate technology and fashion. We think their...
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...
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...

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...
New Smart Glove Turns Sign Language Into Text and Speech

New Smart Glove Turns Sign Language Into Text and Speech

For those who are hard of hearing, products such as MotionSavvy, founded by a team of students from Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute...

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...