Monday, November 20, 2017

Tag: Jawbone

Polar Sprinkles Some Fashion on it With Swarovski

Among all the fitness tracker brands out there, Polar might be the oldest brand in the class. Founded in 1977, the sports and fitness technology company...

Brilliance.com, The Super Hero Of Functional Wearables?

Just when you think it cannot get any better, it does. Anyone who lives for fashion knows that a functional wearable is simply not...

Will The Term “Wearable Tech” Soon Become Obsolete?

When fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg shared with the world that she will be launching a high tech handbag for the fashionably mobile, many...

Jawbone Launches UP2, Successor Of UP24

This week Jawbone® launched, UP24™ successor, the UP2™ activity tracker. Smaller by 45% than its predecessor, the UP2 is a stylish wristband made of anodized aluminium framework...

It Pays To Invest in Jawbone’s UP4 Fitness Band

With the Jawbone UP3 set to be released on the 20th this April and the critics falling over each other to express it is...

Day 1: Wearable Technology Show, London

In its second year, The Wearable Technology Show London exhibition is becoming well known for focusing on the big picture. It is dedicated to...

The Future Is Bright, The Future Is IoT

IoT or ‘Internet of Things’ is poised to become the next wave of technology that will fundamentally change how we work, play and interact...

Not Just For The Boys

Not just for the boys, Jawbone invites the health conscious fashionable woman to jump on this wearable health tech bandwagon. This is because, when it...

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NEWS: SUSTAINABILITY

Yarnology

Yarnology Infused with Coffee, Gold and Silver Means Bye Bye to B.O.

Combating body odor is no small feat. Many in the fashion tech space have tried and failed. That does not mean that it is...
Sustainable Shoes

Sustainable Shoes Designed With Plant Based Alternative Algae

When we heard that one pair of VIVOBAREFOOT x Bloom algae shoes returns 57 gallons of clean water to habitat, we had to find...

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,...

NEWS: RETAIL TECH

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...
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,...

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: R&D

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...

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....

Soft Wearable Robotic Glove Made With Empathy, Science and Assistive Technology

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), around 15% of the world's population are physically impaired to some degree. In order for those with...

NEWS: WOMEN IN TECH

Activate your SUPA Powers With The SUPABRA

SUPA is biometrics, extreme sports, fashion and artificial intelligence. Headed by founder , and author of three books on the topic of fashion and technology...

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...

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: SMART FABRICS

Sensewear

Sensewear, Fusing Digital Health And Fashion

This morning I was introduced to a brand called Sensewear. They are currently doing amazing work by taking an innovative approach to managing autism. First...

Crew Neck Sweater Made of Thermo-Sensitive Yarn

We discovered something for the boys. It is a crew neck sweater made with double knit construction. What makes it different is the outside...
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...