Sunday, March 26, 2017

Tag: sustainability

Plastic Bottles Ethically Re-engineered Into Waste-free Shoes

We have written quite a few articles on plastic bottles being re-engineered into something that we can use in our everyday life. Great examples...

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...

Is Blockchain Technology Set to Revolutionize the Fashion Industry?

According to a report from PwC, artificial intelligence, augmented reality, blockchain, drones, internet of things, robots, virtual reality and 3D printing are the eight emerging...
Sylvia Heisel

NYFW: Sylvia Heisel on Sustainability, Functionality and Wearability

With so much going on during New York Fashion Week, we made it our mission to find a moment to have a chat with Sylvia...
Sewing Robotics

A Revolutionary Milestone, from the Sewing Machine to Robotics

Would you say that it is inevitable that robots will be, if not already, part of the fashion technology movement? We like to think so. Championing...

Win A Stylish Body by Electric Tees

Want to be that cool chic with electric style? Then look no further than sustainable fashion label Electric Tees.In celebration of the upcoming Fashion...

Meet Sustainable Fashion Advocate, Marianne Caroline

As the Interlaced event draws near, we find ourselves looking forward to completely immersing ourselves in all things Fashion Technology.  With inspirational speakers on board,...

Vogue’s New Docuseries, Will It Be Air Kisses & Fluffy Facts?

Fashion is for the inquisitive minds. Therefore, it comes as no surprise to hear that fashion bible Vogue UK has taken it upon themselves to investigate the...

Kuben Edwards, Stylish Eco Conscious Warrior

As the demand for Fast Fashion slows down, the way forward is all about Sustainable fashion. More than a trend, and all about changing the...
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The Next Black – The Future of Clothing

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XCsGLWrfE4Y]'The Next Black' is a documentary giving an insight in the future of clothing. The most innovative companies on the planet are giving their opinion...
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NEWS: SUSTAINABILITY

Meet Sustainable Fashion Advocate, Marianne Caroline

As the Interlaced event draws near, we find ourselves looking forward to completely immersing ourselves in all things Fashion Technology.  With inspirational speakers on board,...

CSF, Reflecting & Re-enforcing Patterns of Excessive Consumption & Disconnection

A few months ago I was invited to be part of a Fashion Debates panel. Hosted by founder Olivia Pinnock,  she introduced me to...

Investing in Fashion With A ‘Conscious’

We are unafraid to admit we are part of a cult, a cult that is loving H&M's Conscious Exclusive collection.It is a range that...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

All About Smart Textiles

Graduate of Swedish School of Textiles in Boras, Linda Worbin is the creator of smart textiles is well known for her electroluminescent pillows. Worbin...

NanoZoo, The Game Changing Smart Diaper Bag?

Recently I was asked to take a look at a new smart practical diaper bag. Having just had my first baby, I was intrigued....

Aerochromics, Smart Clothing That Monitors Pollution in Real-Time

Have you heard of designer Nikolas Bentel? If you haven't, then allow us to enlighten you. He is the creator behind new clothing line...

NEWS: RETAIL TECH

Disrupting Retail Technology and Fashion Technology

"The Overuse of the Word #FashionTech Is Taking Away its Meaning & Eradicating The Artistry" -Muchaneta K2015 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...

Explosion of Technology Transforming The Way We Shop

We get a ripple of excitement when we think about how the explosion of technology has been transforming the way we shop.This global guilty...

NEWS: WOMEN IN TECH

In Her Own Words: MARIA MESTRE [Women In Tech Series]

On the run up to Women’s Day on the 8th March, we are paying homage to 7 women who have made a name for themselves in...

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...

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...

NEWS: R&D

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...

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...
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)-...