Disrupting Retail Technology and Fashion Technology

"The Overuse of the Word #FashionTech Is Taking Away its Meaning & Eradicating The Artistry" -Muchaneta K 2015 was the year that defined Fashion Tech(nology) and Retail Tech(nology) as exciting hubs of innovation. With the power to fundamentally change and disrupt both our shopping habits and what...

Knitwear Using Technology to Disrupt Fashion

The world of Unmade is where old-fashioned knitting meets cutting-edge technology. Founded by Royal College of Art graduates, Ben Alun-Jones, Hal Watts and Kirsty Emery, Unmade, previously called Knyttan, uses coding to power knitting machines as though they are 3D printers. They are proving to...

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 soon be a thing of the past, because a group of researchers in the US have found a way of shifting...

Google Glass’ Lessons Learned Snatched by Snapchat’s Specs?

Spectacles Fashion
We always felt comfortable being an odd duck among the naysayers here at FashNerd. Evangelizing that the lessons learned from Google's endeavors with the google glass were anything but a failure. The thing is this, if the lessons learned are not executed in the next product, you...

Apple x Carl Zeiss: Playing Devil’s Advocate In The Smart Glasses Realm?

Investing in the risky business of smart glasses is like playing devil's advocate. This is because the 'failure' of Glass is still so fresh in some people's minds, therefore not many have dared to follow in Googles footsteps until recently. Personally, I think that those who still...

Your Mind At Ease With Bellabeat’s Fashionable Leaf Urban

We recently wrote an article on the Next Generation Wearables that Liberate and Master the Mind, and continuing on this thread we would like to introduce you to wellness-oriented brand Bellabeat's new smart jewellery the Leaf Urban. Founded in 2014, Bellabeat creates beautiful, innovative products that...

The Apple Watch, A Reason To Wear A Watch In The First Place?

The Apple Watch iPhone Rose Gold
Today's latest versions of the smartphones make our old desktop PC look like an old Japanese calculator. Before the smartphone, the generic mobile phone, which could only make phone calls and write texts, became the reason why so many people stopped wearing traditional watches and instead relied on their...

Technology Meets its Match in the Anti-Surveillance Coat

We recently attended Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven where we came across the Anti-Surveillance coat by Project KOVR. With the ability to block every in and outgoing signal, we found ourselves intrigued by the technology behind what looked like an everyday coat. With technology offering...

Neyya, A Smart Ring to Rule Them All

Combining convenience and style has, for some time now, been considered the holy grail of the wearable tech space, but every now and then we stumble upon 'the' device. Meet Neyya, a smart ring to rule them all. The road to the killer device is a...

Is Fashion Finally Catching Up With Technology?

When you take a moment to question whether fashion is as innovative as it thinks, you realise that it is an industry that likes to think its ahead of its game but actually it is busy playing tech catchup whilst recycling past trend ideas from 10 years ago-...