Six Wearable Gadgets for Healthy Entrepreneurs

Wearable Gadgets
If an entrepreneur has anything, it’s dedication. But the dedication that drives entrepreneurs to the heights of success is what can run their personal health into the ground. Those who take the risk to start their own businesses face risks such as chronic stress,...

These Five Women in Fashion Are Using Algorithms For Good

A growing number of female-founders and co-founders have adopted technology as an enabler and put fresh thinking on the table. Their vision for fashion is bold, that may or may not find support (at least in the beginning) within the male-dominated tech-investor community. Whatever might...

Korina Molla: “It Is The Trend of the Market to Use These New Materials and Technologies” [Interview]

Every creative person, designer, artisan, startup, technology company and SME manufacturer from the fashion and consumer goods industry, actively looking for new opportunities to exploit ideas and fashionable concepts with a high degree of design, innovation, disruption and integration of new technologies, can apply...

AuR, An Immersive Experience That Will Not Hijack Your Eyes Or Your Attention

In Minority Report, do you remember when Tom Cruise's character fast-walks through a futuristic retail store, with brands calling out to him, offering him deals based on all the data they have on him? Well, that future is almost here. As store beacons are...

Loved Clothes Last, Thanks to Artificial Intelligence

Save Your Wardrobe
It is almost customary to mention the 1995 Hollywood blockbuster, Clueless, while writing about wardrobe management apps. The movie’s protagonist, Cher Horowitz (Alicia Silverstone) picked her outfit of the day from a digital wardrobe that captured the imagination of fashionistas galore. 23 years later,...

Sustainability App ‘Good On You’ Spreading Goodness Of Transparency In Fashion

Sustainability App
“Transparency is the first step towards a different culture for the fashion industry- one where brands become accountable and open, and consumers and citizens are ready to scrutinise and stay vigilant.” Wise words from Orsola De Castro, co-founder of the movement, Fashion Revolution. However, different...

What Can Blockchain Technology Do for the Fashion Industry?

Blockchain
When you hear the word “blockchain,” you probably think of Bitcoin, the virtual currency that has gone up exponentially in value over the past few years. But while blockchain technology is best known for its use in virtual payments and other financial applications, other...

Ready Player One, A Balance Between A Cautionary Tale And A Celebration Of VR

Its safe to say that everyone wants a piece of Augmented Reality (AR) but what about Virtual Reality (VR)? The gold rush for AR is still going strong while VR seems to be just sitting on the shelf, but things are about to change,...

Wakandan Technology I Wish We Already Had

Like millions of people throughout the US, I went with my family to watch the latest Marvel hero movie, 'Black Panther'. I sat through two hours and fifteen minutes of this celebration of Black ingenuity, strength and power and I marvelled – no pun...

MFS2018: Connecting Innovators and Industries

While at Munich Fabric Start, I had the opportunity to conversate with various people and I noticed a common theme, the lack of communication between traditional fashion industries, and wearable technology innovators. The thing is long-standing fashion houses have yet to embrace technology implementation...