The Time for Fashion Schools And Tech Companies To Collaborate Is Now

Even if you walk into the world's best fashion schools, you are most likely going to experience a time warp. By this, I mean that students are still being taught approaches and the techniques of making a garment that seems post WW2, whilst the...

The LifestyleTech Competence Center: A Platform for the Development of Promising Technologies and R&D Collaborations

With well known big names like Accenture, Guess and Microsoft involved, the LifestyleTech Competence Center Association is on a mission to promote and support innovative companies. Hoping to benefit Ticino as a tech business destination when it comes to innovation and job...

The Kalevala Smart Ring Designed With No Compromise On Functionality Nor Accuracy

Finnish brand Kalevala has launched its first ever Smart Ring. Working closely with Moodtmetric, the startup that introduced us to a ring that can detect stress levels by measuring electrodermal activity back in 2013, Kalevala Jewellery describe their new wearable device as "a perfect fit of form and...

Fashion School IFA Paris & Fashion Tech Company Neue Labs Bring Innovation to the Classroom

Although the merger between fashion and technology is happening now, many brands are still facing the challenge of being able to take their fashion tech project from idea to production. This is a problem that fashion tech company Neue Labs hopes to solve...

Iris van Herpen’s Syntopia Merges Artisanal Techniques With Modern Tech

It has been a full week since Iris van Herpen presented her collection on 2nd July 2018 at Le Trianon in Paris. The beautiful Haute Couture collection named, ‘Syntopia’, explored the new worlds that arise within synthetic biology and the intertwining relationships between the organic...

Tech-infused Moments During Fashion Week That You Might Have Missed.

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As fashion week wraps up for the big 4 (New York, London, Milan and Paris), I am happy to report that there were a few tech-infused moments that did not disappoint. PFW: Drones Dress Models

The Conduit Club in London Recruiting Agents of Positive Change

There is a new place in London, a members club, that is making plans to become home to those passionate about change. Officially opening its doors on 11th October 2018, the Conduit club has been beckoning those with a passion for social activism for...

Call To Action: Ready to Reformat the Fashion System’s Culture of Consumption & Destruction?

An open letter demanding action has been released. Delivered in video format, it includes quotes from fashion game-changers like Stella McCartney, Virgil Abloh and Alessandro Michele. Marking the launch of a new campaign by Extinction Rebellion called Fashion Act Now, the letter is...

Wear It Festival, The Intersect Between Wearable Electronics and Design

Wear It is doing it again this year. Taking place next month on the 19th and 20th June 2018, the festival will be bringing together the most successful innovators in the Wearables and e-textile industry. Presenting A New Generation of Digital Clothing This year the 2-day international...

Orange Fiber x H&M Conscious Exclusive, Reinventing Fashion in a Greener Way

We are super excited to share that Orange Fiber, one of the startups that we partnered up with for our Wardrobe of the Future project, has been included in H&M’s collections: Conscious Exclusive.