Fast or Slow, The Time for Circular Economy Fashion is Now

Circularity in the apparel industry is beginning to make economic sense. Having said that, the transition from a linear model of operation is fraught with challenges due to how the system is optimised for the take-make-waste approach. In today’s sustainability discourse, fashion is either classified...

Billie Whitehouse of Wearable X Talks About Startup Life, Smart Apparel & Wellness Technology

Evolving technology has dovetailed with the health and wellness boom, bringing us wearable tech that counts our steps, tracks our heart rate, and even monitors the quality of our sleep. The latest name in wearable tech is Nadi X, the smart yoga apparel with...

V&A’s Fashioned From Nature, Driving The Sustainability Dialogue

In 2018, the UK had a lot going for itself in the realm of sustainable fashion. This included the Victoria & Albert (V&A) museum’s first ever exhibition about sustainability. Titled, ‘Fashioned From Nature’ the museum of art and design addressed the subject...

[IN MY OPINION] The Importance of Encouraging Female Role Models in Tech

A week ago Donna and I set off to join the incredible group of women (and a few lucky men) at the Everywoman Technology Awards. We were finalists in the Entrepreneur category with two other brilliant women (Emily Brooke from Blaze and Joanne Smith from...

AI: A Way to Overcome the Limitations of Human Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence
The human brain is an amazing biological marvel of incredible complexities and astonishing capabilities. It is capable of creating art, devising engineering solutions, visualizing the future of technology, understanding and course-correcting to seek a better future for the planet, and guiding the growth of...

Mercedes-Benz Creates Huge Ripples in Smart Home Battery Business

Smart Home Battery
Mercedes-Benz is presenting itself as a serious player in the business of solar power and batteries. The luxury car manufacturer recently partnered up with Vivint Solar to provide an all-in-one, turn-key solution for smart solar energy. Mercedes will provide the smart home battery, and...