Smart Fabrics

Smart Fabrics Technology, Don’t Believe The Hype (Just Yet)

Earlier this year, at the Wearable Technology Show in London, I met Jan Zimmermann, head of textile innovation with Swiss textile company Forster Rohner. Part...

Nimb, A Wearable Determined To Make The World Safer

The idea of adorning a fashionable wearable that is a trusted companion with the ability to look after your personal safety sounds grand. So when...
Smart Fabrics

Designing for Smart Fabrics: Potential Drawbacks

What are the Potential Drawbacks? If we can access, visualize and interact with our digital lives with fabric, that brings a whole set of implications...

When ‘Functional Fashion’ Takes A Whole New Meaning

Designing functional fashion is and should be more than just the latest smart jewellery with the ability to give you notifications or a handsome tech...

Transforming Paris Couture: Iris Van Herpen AW16

Those familiar with Iris van Herpen will appreciate the designer's need to transform unusual materials into quirky couture. This season, transforming Paris Couture, Iris...

Digital Natives in Smart Cities: Conquering the Future Now

Stepping from your driverless car (which hummed off to find a parking spot), you glance at your wrist and notice that your virtual assistant...
Scott Amyx Interview

Scott Amyx: Fashion Comes First & Technology Should Be Following

It was around the same time that we started FashNerd.com that I came across Scott Amyx. Based in the San Francisco Bay area, Amyx is...
Maartje Dijkstra Braindrain Dress

Fashion Technology, Time To Limelight The Artistry

This week I found myself on stage at #FASHIONTECH Berlin giving a keynote on 'Fashion and Technology, The New Power Couple?' I planned to explore...

VerveLife, A New Era of Hearables from Motorola

VerveLife has landed. Today we attended the launch of a revolutionary collection of wireless audio products from Motorola. Designed to give you full freedom,...
Automat, Taking The Internet Of Things From Prototype To Market

Automat, Taking The Internet Of Things From Prototype To Market

It wasn't long after meeting Fredrik Timour, CEO of award-winning startup Neue Labs, that we dove straight into a conversation about their latest product called AUTOMAT....