Friday, August 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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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...
Smart Home Battery

Mercedes-Benz Creates Huge Ripples in Smart Home Battery Business

Mercedes-Benz is presenting itself as a serious player in the business of solar power and batteries. The luxury car manufacturer recently partnered up with...

reVISIONing Textile, Craftsmanship, Wearables and Digital Fabrication [Roadtrip Series]

Amsterdam on a Saturday afternoon is full of many diversions, so taking advantage of this, we found ourselves exploring new, relevant ways of designing,...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

Revolutionary Condom Brand Collabs With Pauline van Dongen

Dutch designer Pauline van Dongen has collaborated with Skyn, a brand known for revolutionizing the condom industry with their ultra-soft and thin polyisoprene material. Together...

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....

Kassim Denim x Neue Labs: The World’s First Connected Jeans

Denim artisans Kassim, took center stage at Denim Premiere Vision in Paris this week. They were among the cherry picked brands exhibiting at the denim...

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...

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...
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,...

NEWS: WOMEN IN TECH

Muchaneta Kapfunde, All About The Geek Chic

FashNerd founder Muchaneta Kapfunde's drive is fuelled by her insatiable appetite for technology and her passion for fashion trends. Together with her partner Mano...

Finally, Something To Fashionably Leaf In

I think it is about time that the fashion tech industry came up with decent gadgets for women that will actually give us what...
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...

NEWS: R&D

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....

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...

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...