When EarPods Became Airpods and Why This Was Inevitable

Airpods
We wondered for a while if the new iPhone 7 would come with Hearables? There were a lot of rumors out there about what innovation will be announced at Apple's next event. In our pre-write up on the rumors, the predictions we picked as likely to be...

Buying into Sustainable Fashion To Dye For!

Did you know that one plain cotton t-shirt requires 2700 litres of water, and a third of a pound of chemicals to produce? The fact that everyone's favourite classic tee is created using chemicals that end up contaminating our water supply certainly gives us food for...

Misfit Shine 2 Fashionably Control Your SmartHome

Only a couple of weeks ago we were introduced to Misfit Synchro Diving into Wearable Tech with Speedo. Giving us the impression that the brand is becoming a safe bet when it comes to the aspects of fashion and accuracy in the wearable tech space....

Caeden, Bridging Design, Software Engineering & Fashion

Style + Function = Caeden. It is the innovative lifestyle brand, that first arrived on the Fashion Tech scene in 2014. Designed with technology that will inspire and engage the wearer, Caeden first released the Linea Collection, a series of on-ear and in-ear headphones. Bridging hardware...

When “Powered Clothing” Is All About Motors, Sensors and Artificial Intelligence

When “Powered Clothing” Is All About Motors, Sensors and Artificial Intelligence
Yves Béhar is a name that we have dropped before. We mentioned him as the talent behind the Jawbone UP2. Since then the Swiss designer, entrepreneur and founder of Fuseproject has been busy. His latest work is a collaboration with Superflex, a company that is...

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 we were introduced to Nimb, we wanted to know more. Nimb is a stylish ring with a concealed button that can...

Jawbone UPs The Ante With Colors and Designs

We decided that we couldn't hide these babies from you anymore, because we are simply loving how Jawbone UPs the ante with new colors and designs. For a while now,  Jawbone's fitness trackers haven't really been wowing the fashion divas and divos, until now that is....

This Stretchable ‘Octopus-like’ Skin Senses Touch

A research team of Cornell University graduate students, under the supervision of Rob Shepherd, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, have developed a stretchable luminescent skin for optical signaling and tactile sensing. The 'Octopus-like' skin is able to stretch out more than six times its original...

Conversing Fashion Tech With Anouk Wipprecht

Talking to Fashion Tech designer Anouk Wipprecht is a roller-coaster ride for tech lovers. The Dutch-born designer has been living in the United States since 2009 and is famous for her Spider Dress, Smoke Dress and her new Synapse research for a dress that...

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

Smart Fabrics
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 of a hundred year old family-run business, Forster Rohner is famous in the fashion world for producing exclusive embroidery for...