Thursday, April 19, 2018

FashionTech Crowdfunding That Should’ve Succeeded

In the last few months, there has been an abundant of success stories regarding FashTech Crowdfunding Start Up companies. The story goes, they pitch...

SMART FABRICS

These Smart Threads Can Change The Colour of Clothes

These Smart Threads Can Change The Colour of Clothes

Often, when I leave the house, it hits me that I haven't given any attention to colour matching my clothes. This fashion passe could...
Smart Textiles Wearables

Smart Textiles, Wearable Technologies and the New Industrial Revolution

The rise of smart textile wearables could mean that the industry will be worth over $130 billion by 2025. It is being strengthened by...

WOMEN IN TECH

Women in Tech offer Advice to the Next Generation

“There is no one way to the top, but there is a way to the top, and it doesn’t have to be the same...

Retail Tech Superstar Holli Rogers Interblends Offline With Online

CEO of Browns, Holli Rogers, has been busy pushing forward a concept that could take the retail tech world by storm. Powered by parent company Farfetch, Browns...

Sheena Allen Breaking the Mould For Women in Tech

#MotivationMonday comes in the shape of Sheena Allen. The 26 year old Terry Mississippi native is a tech mogul-in-the-making. With a growing digital business...

RETAIL TECH

Cashless on the Catwalk, Gadgetry or Innovation?

With 1 day and 17 hours remaining before London Fashion Week begins, we are naturally buzzing with excitement to see what the designers will...

5 Brands Courting Smartphone-Wielding Shoppers In The Age of See Now, Must Have Now!

After Burberry embraced the "see now, buy now" idea two years ago we have since seen quite a few fashion Week designers succumbing to...

Does Retail Tech & Fashion Tech Go Hand in Hand?

The Fashion Week season has so far been more about being digital than Fashion Tech. We can count on one hand, maybe two, the...

Meet The Man Behind XOO

Piers Ridyard is the man behind the first line of XOO wearables that are fashionable, adaptable and functional with “the future in mind”. What was your first...

Janett Liriano, Creating A Bridge Between Digital Intelligence & Physical Materials

For those unfamiliar with LOOMIA, it is a New York-based smart materials company that creates innovation in smart products and related data services. Their...

Futurist Karinna Nobbs on Studying the Future and Making Predictions

I think that it is exciting that as the fashion tech space shifts into overdrive it is giving birth to job titles that could...
Fitness Tracker

Fitbit Reigns Supreme at Wareable Tech Awards 2017

Last night we attended the Wareable Tech Awards 2017 in association with Currys PC World. The invite-only event took place at Shoreditch Town Hall, London,...
IBM Watson Hearables

What If IBM’s ‘Watson’ Would End Up In Your Hearables

Remember the movie 'Her' by Spike Jonze? When Joaquin Phoenix fell in love with his Operating System called 'Samantha'? (Voiced by Scarlett Johansson). Well, it might have...

Will The New iPhone 7 Come With Hearables?

As Apple sends out invites for their next Apple Event taking place in Cupertino at its campus on 21st March 2016, we are again left wondering...

SUSTAINABILITY

Plastic Whale Circular Furniture, Turning Plastic Waste Into New Furniture

With 8 billion kilos of plastic waste predicted to enter the world’s rivers, lakes and oceans in 2018, 'plastic soup' is a growing global...

Modern Meadow Unveils Biofabricated Leather Brand Zoa

After five years of research and development in the lab, Modern Meadow has launched biofabricated leather brand Zoa. Unveiled at a pop-up exhibit in...
Smart Home Battery

Mercedes-Benz Creates Huge Ripples in Smart Home Battery Business

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...

FASHNERD CONTRIBUTORS

Blockchain

What Can Blockchain Technology Do for the Fashion Industry?

When you hear the word “blockchain,” you probably think of Bitcoin, the virtual currency that has gone up exponentially in value over the past...

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

Its safe to say that everyone wants a piece of Augmented Reality (AR) but what about Virtual Reality (VR)? The gold rush for AR...

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...

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