Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Tag: Technology

Hearable Technology, Igniting a New Era of Convenience

Way back in 2015, we predicted that, soon our wearables will become hearables. This was something that we believed would be an inevitable reality. “Like a...

Holition x Rimmel: Beauty Technology Meets Human Experience

It is no secret that technology advancements have been revolutionizing many industries for quite some time now. From fashion to retail,  the ever-changing face...

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...
Translating Technology

Translating Technology – Striking The Balance Is Key

As technology continues to become more complex it becomes even more important to explain it in a way people can understand. If you make...

Jiobit ‘Invisible’ Wearables For Kids, Designed To Free The Wrist

It seems that when it comes to the merger of technology and children, the majority of devices are focused on safety. One of these...

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...

FinTech and Africa – A Promising Love Story

When I started my ‘’African journey’’ three years ago I was soon told by industry leaders that the first mistake made by new entrants...

Lorna & Bel, All About Female-Centric Technology

Joining other female-friendly tech products such as WiseWear, Ringly, Vinaya and Van der Waals, Lorna & Bel handbags are the perfect fusion of both...

LDNTechWeek, Shining A Spotlight On The City’s Booming Tech Hub

First launched in 2014, London Technology Week brings together as many domestic and international tech specialists and enthusiasts to London, to network and take advantage...
This Week in Fashion Tech 4

This Week in Fashion Tech…

As the week draws to an end, we have taken a moment to round up the most talked about FashNerd.com news from the fast...
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NEWS: SUSTAINABILITY

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...
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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...

Will.i.am’s Sustainable Label Ekocycle Upcycles Using Recycled Materials

Will.i.am is at it again. This is a man on a mission. This time it is all about sustainability. Putting down his wearable hat, for the...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

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Linda Worbin, The Creator Of Smart Textiles

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Technology Meets its Match in the Anti-Surveillance Coat

We recently attended Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven where we came across the Anti-Surveillance coat by Project KOVR. With the ability to block every...

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

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...

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...

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)...

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...

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...

Getting To Know Kristina Dimitrova

We were excited when Kristina Dimitrova accepted our invitation to be interviewed for FashNerd's  Q&A. As founder/CEO of Interlaced we looked forward to hearing what she...

NEWS: R&D

Automat, Taking The Internet Of Things From Prototype To Market

Automat, Taking The Internet Of Things From Prototype To Market

It wasn't long after meeting Fredrik Timour, CEO of award-winning startup Neue Labs, that we dove straight into a conversation about their latest product called AUTOMAT....
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Miniature Wearable Robots To Spice Up Your Fashion Style

If you think common places where you would find robots are manufacturing plants, operating rooms, or homes, you are in for a surprise. The...

Open Style Lab, Creating Wearable Solutions For Those With Disabilities

Taking their 'Fashionable Technology' theme to another level, we are currently in awe of Open Style Lab. They are responsible for running a ten-week interdisciplinary...