The Smart List: 25 Forward Thinkers Defining the Future of Fashion

Who's defining the future of fashion? We have opened our Little Black Book to curate FashNerd's first edition of The Smart List: Innovators and Inventors.

The rapid growth of technology in fashion has has given birth to a whole new talent of individuals like Anina Net, Aniela Hoitink, Billie Whitehouse, Madison Maxey, Brooke Roberts who are the Christopher Bailey, Demna Gvasalia, Olivier Rousteing, Sarah Burton of this innovative industry.

“This Smart list is not the absolute, but it is a sneak peek at the creatives making great strides in this space.”

Making their way through an industry notorious for its buzz words, it was their ideas and future trends that caught our attention. They are successfully demystifying technology and encouraging creative partnerships and collaborations. They continue to push boundaries, especially when it comes to the merging of technology with fashion, beauty or retail.

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We acknowledge that there are many who’s who lists out there, that is why we waited a while before curating our first edition of disruptors, innovators and visionaries defining the future of fashion and technology. Say hello to the 25 whip-smart individuals, unafraid of going against the grain[click on image below to view the list].

The Smart List: Innovators and Inventors

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Founding editor-in-chief & WearableTechStylist of, Muchaneta has worked in the fashion industry for over 14 years. She is currently one of the leading influencers speaking and writing about the merger of fashion with technology and wearable technology and a regular contributor to digital news sites like Wareable.