Thursday, March 30, 2017

Tag: Technology

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...

ZENTA Wearable Bracelet, Inspired by Humans, Perfected by Science

They teased us with their secret whispers. They told us it was coming and today, on the 1st of June 2016, it has arrived,...
Hyper Island Global Head Office in Telefonplan, Stockholm

Hyper Island, Making the Impossible Possible [Roadtrip Series]

Last month I spoke in Stockholm, at a former Ericsson factory (yes, the mobile phone company that builds telecom infrastructures for countries now) that has...

MET Gala’s Unrecognised Opportunities & What Should Have Been

Having us believe that no one puts innovation in the corner, the Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology theme for this...
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NEWS: SUSTAINABILITY

Adidas x Parley: Using Technology to Turn Bad Plastic into Good

We were ecstatic when Bionic Yarn  gained further column inches after their collaboration with G Star Raw. Together the partnership launched the RAW for...

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...

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,...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

Madison Maxey, Creatively Taking Smart Fabrics Beyond The LED Dress

FashNerd.com managing editor Mano ten Napel had the pleasure of getting to know Madison Maxey over a cup coffee in Amsterdam. The Brooklyn based smart...

#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...

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....

NEWS: RETAIL TECH

Digital fashion brand founders by Dejan Subosic, Aleksandar Subosic, Kenza Zouiten and Gustav Springfeldt.

Boundary Breaking Ivyrevel Merging Fashion Creativity With Machine Learning

We recently discovered Swedish brand Ivyrevel, a label definitely after our #WearableTechStylist's heart. Breaking boundaries through innovation, the label has been praised for designing clothes with...

Cashless on the Catwalk, Gadgetry or Innovation?

With 1 day and 17 hours remaining before London Fashion Week begins, we are naturally buzzing with excitement to see what the designers will...

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: WOMEN IN TECH

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...

Women Led Millennial StartUps, All About “Fashion, Feminism & Technology”?

"Fashion, Feminism and Technology" (The Observer) are three words that perfectly describe some of the women led millennial start up brands of today.In my book, a...

The Two Faces Of Smart Textiles, Poetic Exploration vs Engineering Driven

When you think about it, fashion has always been technology. Cutting a piece of cloth and turning it into something functional is an extraordinary technological...

NEWS: R&D

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)-...
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...
Temp Tech Tattoo

Temporary Tech Tattoos, When Function Trumps Fashion

Getting inked can be viewed as a form of expression. For some, adorning a tattoo is a fashion statement, for others it is a...