Net-a-Porter Founder Finds New Calling as VC For Startups Challenging The Status Quo

Natalie Massenet Photographed For i-D
Natalie Massenet, the venture capitalist. It has a nice ring to it. Massenet, who gained fame as the founder of Net-a-Porter, has found a new calling- investing in startups at the intersection of retail and technology. “When I started Net-a-Porter, I was lucky enough...

ZENTA Wearable Bracelet, Inspired by Humans, Perfected by Science

They teased us with their secret whispers. They told us it was coming and today, on the 1st of June 2016, it has arrived, introducing VINAYA’s latest next generation product, the ZENTA wearable bracelet, inspired by humans, perfected by science. VINAYA, a Shoreditch based research...

Podcasts Unravelling The Next Chapter in Fashion Tech And Wearable Tech Space

Podcasts, you either love them or tolerate them. We love them because the ones we listen too are managing to shake up the industry in a way that we can only appreciate. Keeping listeners up-to-date with what is happening in the industry, there are...

PVH Corp. Joins Fashion For Good In Transforming Fashion Into A Force For Good

Fashion For Good is here to make all fashion good. They believe that no single organisation can transform an industry on its own. This is why the startup has been busy building a global coalition of brands, producers, retailers, suppliers, non-profit organisations, innovators and funders...

Could Future of Fashion Revolution be Led by LagerFeld?

In 2015 the powers-that-be in fashion gave Karl Lagerfeld an Outstanding Achievement Award at British Fashion Awards for his contribution to the fashion industry. It was an event where fashion insiders looked forward to witnessing the celebrated designer being honored at the ceremony. FashNerd has had Karl Lagerfeld on...

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 SoHo NY, Zoa is first generation materials destined to kickstart a broader conversation about the design and manufacturing possibilities available...

TOA 2018, A One-of-a-kind Experience Disrupting Tech, Music, Art and Science Industries

This year I was given the opportunity to spend 24 hours at TOA in Berlin. I was upgraded from press to Open Circle member when I was recruited last-minute as a speaker for the Women in Tech session. If you are wondering what that...

Minimilistic Beauty, The Amazfit Equator Reviewed

Amazfit
Minimilistic beauty is Huami's Amazfit. Recently launched, the line of fashionable wearables, are available in 5 different designs, all serving one purpose. Fortunately, we got our hands on the Amazfit Equator Black, so I was able to give it a spin around London for a week. It's a...

Swedish Stockings, A Sustainable Hosiery Brand for the Modern, Conscious Woman

Each year, two billion pairs of tights are produced, worn a few times and then discarded. This is a fact that unfortunately contributes to the textile industry being recognised as the second most polluting industry in the world. Trying to solve this issue is Swedish...

Rana Nakhal Solset on Bridging the Gap Between Luxury & Function

Emel + Aris has been on our radar for quite a while now. Founded in 2015 to bridge the gap between fashion and function, Emel + Aris is a life-enhancing ‘wearable technology’ brand that continues to grace our 'Ones to Watch' list. So it...