Richard Nicoll’s Tinkerbell – Inspired Dress Lights

The year was 2014, and the designer was Richard Nicoll. The talented Central St Martins graduate mesmerized his FROW with a stunning illuminated garment that proved to be the London Fashion Week star of the runway. Created with a fabric called Lumigram, a fiber optic textile, the...

British Designer Gives Used Chewing Gum Another Lease Of Life

More than £14bn is spent on chewing gum around the world each year, British designer Anna Bullus has found a way of recycling old chewing gum. It might not sound very nice, I mean who wants to have old gum as part of their...

New Digital Fabric Printing Brings Technology and Fashion Together

Dedicated to connecting digital fabric printing technology and solutions to fashion designers and entrepreneurs, global technology company Epson has introduced a new microsite designed to bring "Epson Brings Technology & Fashion Together". The new site provides clothing designers with an informative digital fabric printing destination. The...

NYFW: Carolina Herrera on AW16 “I Used the New Technology”

The use of Fashion Technology is not always obvious, sometimes the choice of technology utilized can be the type that one would use to create the collection rather the kind that is integrated into garments. A great example of a designer taking of advantage of the this is...

Exploring the Next Wave Of Smart Garments

Munich Fabric Start
The term 'Smart Garments' might sound shiny and new to the current crop of fashion creatives, but the truth of the matter is that the merger of textile and technology has been operating under the radar in the B2B world for quite some time...

MFS2018: From Knitwear Technology to Lighting up Embroidery

KnitWear Technology
I was very excited to see the sustainability section of Keyhouse, being that my first love has always been the Earth. On the first day of Munich Fabric Start, I had the privilege to meet Yevheniia “Jane” Luchko, a knitwear designer studying with HTW in...

How Cristobal Balenciaga’s Invisible Engineering Shaped The Fashion Industry

I recently popped into the V&A to see the Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion exhibition. Besides admiring the exquisite craftsmanship, I was also there to explore Cristobal Balenciaga's innovative designs that have shaped modern fashion. The V&A explained, "This exhibition examines the work and legacy of influential...

The Michael Kors Access Grayson Looks The Part With a Little Less Smart

Michael Kors Access Grayson
Rugged and good-looking, it is easy to see that the Michael Kors Access Grayson watch is a modern man's timepiece. Considerably more expensive than some of its competition, the Grayson is a traditional wristwatch packed with a minimum amount of technology for your convenience. With this baby,...

Jasna Rok, Future-Proofing And Challenging The Fashion Tech Industry.

Jasna Rok
We find ourselves having a fashion tech crush on the brilliant and talented Jasna Rok, who recently exhibited at #FASHIONTECH Berlin. Drawn to her pioneering work, we appreciate how she combines innovative fashion and cutting edge technology in her own unique way. All about the clothing...

Stella McCartney x Bolt Threads: Eco-Innovation’s Mindful Approach To Fashion.

Celebrated British designer, Stella McCartney, has teamed up with biotechnology company Bolt Threads. Founded in 2010 and based in San Francisco, the sustainability startup is dedicated to creating the next generation of advanced materials. This is Bolt's first collaborative product. Together with Stella McCartney...