Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Tag: Luxury

Rana Nakhal Solset on Bridging the Gap Between Luxury & Function

Emel + Aris has been on our radar for quite a while now. Founded in 2015 to bridge the gap between fashion and function,...

Design With Power, Beauty and Soul

When you think of luxury British sports car builder Aston Martin, you think of a design that boasts power, beauty and soul, so therefore...

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...

Chanel Overcomes its eCommerce Snobbery

Luxury brands have the reputation of taking the smallest babysteps when it comes to ecommerce. With an air of slight snobbery brands like Céline,...

The Cool, Calm & Collected Aleksandr Bernhard

This week we have the pleasure of being in the company of the confident and driven Aleksandr Bernhard. Founder of exclusive luxury brand Christophe...

The Luxury Tale of Two Digital Brands

The whispers have proved to be true. London-based Net-a-Porter and Italian rival Yoox have entered into a very lucrative marriage of convenience. The unforseen decision...

LG’s Getting Superficial On Us

With last year's release of the LG Watch R, the LG's Smartwatch most likely  ended up in the top 5 of the most popular smart watches of 2014....

Tech Savvy-ness for the Waist

Only for the most serious buckle fashionisto The Roland Iten's Calibre R822 'Predator' belt buckles you up like no other. The range of intricate mechanisms...

Tech Savvy-ness for the Waist

Only for the most serious buckle fashionisto The Roland Iten's Calibre R822 'Predator' belt buckles you up like no other. The range of intricate mechanisms...

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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,...
Creative Collaboration

The Interdisciplinary Future of Fashion Technology

When industries get together to address common interests, amazing things can happen. AI and automobiles, education and digital media, sports and biometrics. Collaborations are proving...

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: RETAIL TECH

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...

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)...

NYFW: Iconic Label Tommy Hilfiger Invests in Retail Tech

Besides Intel's efforts, it seems that fashion tech worthy of any column inches has been on the quiet side at NYFW this season. What has...

NEWS: R&D

Twistron Yarnology Generates Power When Stretched

There is no denying it, a lot of innovation is taking place in the field of smart textiles. That is why we were super...
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...

Stretchy Smart Skin Circuits That Can Offer Tactile Feedback

A team of Swiss researchers at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) made an interesting breakthrough with developing stretchy circuits that can quadruple in...

NEWS: WOMEN IN TECH

Females in Tech

GroundBreaking Innovations Are Great But So Is Long Term Investment In Female Tech Talent

We have analysed 750 tech, media and telecoms companies that have appeared in the Tech Track 100 rankings from the last 15 years. With regards to how...

10 Easy Steps to Successfully Mass Manufacturing Your Fashion Tech Prototype

I had an interesting conversation with Anina Net, founder of 360Fashion Network. As one of the pioneers shaping this growing sub industry of fashion,...

Caroline Rush, The Force Behind A New Generation of Designers

Caroline Rush is a name that not many people know off. So who is she? She is the big boss lady behind the British...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

The Future of Smart Clothing According to Datacube

With so much going on in the world of smart wearables and e-textiles the idea of creating smart clothing is no longer science fiction....
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...

#WTS2016: Day 2 When Smart Apparel Diversifies Sportswear

On day one of the Wearable Technology Show, we found ourselves being introduced to new technologies and innovative ideas, on day two it was all about...