Saturday, October 21, 2017

Tag: FashTech

Take a Flutter With A Skirt Controlled By Your Brainwaves

Imagine a garment that reacts to your brainwaves. I know, I know, it all sounds a bit science fiction, but New York based wearable...
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Project Jacquard, Making FashionTech Seamless

Meet Project Jacquard, a brand new system that weaves technology into fabric, which is then used to create a smart garment. Project Jacquard allows...

Consumers Demand For Fashion and Performance in WearableTech Grows

Consumers demand for fashion and performance in wearabletech grows according to a new survey conducted by global research company Lightspeed GMI in April 2015....
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Hardware Couture FashionTech Documentary

HARDWARE COUTURE from Anouk Wipprecht on Vimeo. Hardware Couture FashionTech Documentary by Anouk Wipprecht - Dutch designer Anouk Wipprecht has created some amazing wearable artworks merging fashion...

FashionTech Crowdfunding That Should’ve Succeeded

In the last few months, there has been an abundant of success stories regarding FashTech Crowdfunding Start Up companies. The story goes, they pitch...

Donna Air’s BAFTA Gown Gets A Touch Of Street

Strutting in front of the waiting paparazzi, British celeb Donna Air lit up the red carpet at the BAFTA TV Awards last night. The annual...

Silicon Valley, The Future Of Fashion Week?

I let out a little screech of girly excitement when I was told that Silicon Valley Fashion Week was an actual event. The idea...

Styling Aivvy Q Headphones

We recently took a pause from Beats to appreciate the new kid on the block Aivvy Q. We fell in love, and decided that they made...

Gadgets, Hacking & Fashion At #RP15 Berlin

The FashNerd is looking forward to taking in gadgets, hacking and fashion at re:publica15 in Berlin. We expect to be stimulated whilst indulging in...

Style.com Enters Luxury eCommerce Arena

A worthy opponent has entered the arena of selling luxury online, say hello to an old friend Style.com, the new global e-commerce destination. Style.com has been...

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NEWS: SUSTAINABILITY

Textile Technologist Marte Hentschel on Balancing Tradition With Digitisation

FashNerd’s “I Want That Job” series continues. Last week it was Futurist Karinna Nobbs, this week it is Textile Technology lecturer Marte Hentschel. We first met Marte,...

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,...

Which Is The Lesser of Two Evils, Dumping Plastic or Reusing It In Fabric?

We all know that plastic is currently a big problem. It never breaks down. When dumped in landfills it ends up releasing heavy metals...

NEWS: RETAIL TECH

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...

With The Retail Tech Space Showing So Much Potential, How did Style.com Fail?

If you type in Style.com, you are instantly redirected to Farfetch. Did you know that? I did not. Curious to why, I did some...

The Explosion of Tech Innovation Means It Is Time To Approach Africa With a...

When it comes to the merger of fashion with technology, Africa is usually depicted as a continent with very little innovation. True, it is...

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...
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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...

Are Digital Tattoos Destined To Replace Bulky Wearables?

Last year we wrote an article about the future role smart temporary tattoos could play in fashion, health and sports. With convenience recognised as one...

NEWS: WOMEN IN TECH

Becoming INTERLACED in Fashion Technology

IN THE AM Small and intimate, Interlaced's 2015 event was the place for spotting Fashion Technology fiends dedicated to this stylish movement. Unintentionally, we arrived fashionably...

Women of Silicon Roundabout, Blowing Open The Tech Industry

Developing female talent in this booming sector is why FashNerd.com has been championing Women in Tech for a long while now. This is why...

Trump, The Modern Woman With Tech on the Mind

With controversial politician Donald Trump hitting the headlines worldwide, daughter Ivanka has been grabbing the headlines for a much different reason. The businesswoman, wife and mother...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

The Denim Industry, At The Intersection Of People, Planet And Purpose

When I attended MUNICH FABRIC START, I was introduced to the BLUEZONE by Panos Sofianos. The BLUEZONE is an independent concept that brings together the...
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...
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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...