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].
Founding editor-in-chief of FashNerd.com, Muchaneta is currently one of the leading influencers writing about the merger of fashion with technology and wearable technology. She has also given talks at Premiere Vision, Munich Fabric Start and Pure London, to name a few. Besides working as a fashion innovation consultant for various fashion companies like LVMH Atelier, Muchaneta has also contributed to Vogue Business, is a senior contributor at The Interline and an associate lecturer at London College of Fashion, UAL.