TrusTrace, Helps You Trace A Product From Fibre To Garment To Fibre

TrusTrace
Over the last five years, global movement, Fashion Revolution has galvanised millions of shoppers to tag and ask brands #whomademyclothes. For the brands, willingly or not, it has become increasingly important to improve their transparency efforts as they go looking for not just who...

Why The Fashion Industry Needs To Get More Artificial

The past few years of technological advances have led us on a collision course – a merging of couture and computing. The industry has reached a point where machines can leverage enormous amounts of online user data from eCommerce, social media, and smartphones to...

Why Women Probably Need a Cellular Apple Watch More Than Men

Apple Watch Woman
Apple announced Series 2 of the Apple Watch last week. It’s a solid upgrade, adding GPS, waterproofing, and much faster speeds. One thing it didn’t include was a cellular chip. This means that in order to access the internet, the Watch is still dependent...

When Fashion and LifeStyle Textiles are Getting Smart

We may not begrudge our clothes and textile furnishings for forgetting to remind us of our mother-in-law’s birthday, but we will expect them to play with us, get to know us, and make living our lives more efficient. Imagine, your self-driving car notifying you of...

Bose AR Glasses, The Stylish Sunnies With a Switch

Bose AR Glasses
What do you get when you cross a pair of sunglasses with a world-class tech company? Meet Frames, Bose’s groundbreaking offering in the arena of hearables aka smart audio. The combination may, at first, sound contrived, and had Bose executed these wearables...

Centre for Fashion Enterprise Explores the New ‘Age of Experience’ in Retail Tech

With diminishing attention spans, overwhelming amounts of content, lack of free time and the invasion of technology in every aspect of our lives, it’s no surprise that ‘experience’ is a new luxury. Today’s consumers crave new and innovative experiences in every aspect of their...

5 Questions About E-Textiles That You’ve Been Wanting to Ask

E-textiles
It was back in 2016 when 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 fabric engineer had flown to The Netherlands to speak about intelligent...

Pao’s Fight is No “Rosa Parks Struggle”

When a California jury decided that gender wasn’t the reason that Ellen Pao hadn’t been promoted, there must’ve been a collective sigh throughout Silicon Valley. For the venture capital firm Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers, the legal win was not exactly a high-five, fist...

The Future of Wearable Tech – the Smart Stiletto

I confess, my name is Michelle Hua and I am a shoe addict.  It is an addiction that has earned me the nickname Imelda, after Imelda Marcos the former Phillipines first lady well known for her shoe hoarding of nearly 1000 pairs of shoes....

Mykita’s Facial 3D Scan, A Revolution in EyeWear Technology

There are quite some brands and amateur 3D-print enthusiasts, who print eyewear frames. We see those frames pop up on the internet every now and then. Printing eyewear is a great idea in itself, but printing high-quality eyewear that's comfortable enough to wear 24/7...