Iris Apfel, The Apple of Fashion’s Eye Designing for Wisewear

I must admit, I did not see this coming. Iris Apfel, the Apple of fashion's eye designing for Wisewear? Well, well, well, that is quite a coup for the wearable tech brand. Anyone familiar with the 94 year old would know that this is a...

Fashion and Technology- The New Power Couple

Fashion Technology Is No Passing Phase We need to repeat these words daily, like a mantra. It is time to educate and aspire to inspire those who continue to have a debunker attitude when it comes to FashionTech's staying power. Fashion is not a frivolous pastime and...

Smart Sneakers To Overpower Fast Fashion Trend

Can smart sneakers overpower the fast fashion trend? Well the possibilities of design have not been as vast as they are today. With the advancement of technology, the impossible is starting to seem possible. As fashion continues to embrace technology, we will reap the benefits of the...

Human Inc’s Headphones: Experimentally Fashionable

Human Inc
With the dust barely settled on the recent announcement of Apple's AirPods there is already a new player on the block confidently tempting consumers to adopt Sound. 'Sound' is beautifully minimalist ear muffs developed by Human. By assembling a team of engineers and designers from companies...

Consumers Demand For Fashion and Performance in WearableTech Grows

Consumers demand for fashion and performance in wearabletech grows according to a new survey conducted by global research company Lightspeed GMI in April 2015. More people are expecting fashion and performance when it comes to their wearable tech. Sounds promising? Well the downside of this is...

From Sewing Machines to 3D Printers

By now I am sure that we have all heard about The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Spring 2016 exhibition, titled Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology. It focuses on the role the handmade and machine-made play in the creation of...

The Death Of The Standalone Activity Tracker

Activity trackers are very much alive and kicking. From the first wearable tech company's IPO(Fitbit) to the statistics saying one in every five Americans now own a fitness tracker, leaves us wondering whether these devices are in it for the long haul? This is a question...

Will The Term “Wearable Tech” Soon Become Obsolete?

When fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg shared with the world that she will be launching a high tech handbag for the fashionably mobile, many people got quite excited. Following that announcement, I was more interested in what Von Furstenberg shared about her thoughts on...

Kassim Denim x Neue Labs: The World’s First Connected Jeans

Denim artisans Kassim, took center stage at Denim Premiere Vision in Paris this week. They were among the cherry picked brands exhibiting at the denim supply show. Introducing the season's key concepts, attendees were given the opportunity to witness cutting edge designs, seasonal trends and special...

Has The Fashion Industry Hijacked Wearable Technology?

Could 2015 be considered the year that the fashion industry commandeered the wearable technology world or was it that technology was no longer leaving fashion behind? I think it all comes down to strategy. The fashion industry has come to realise that fashion tech is where it's...