Look Forward Fashion Tech Festival, Shaping A New Era Through Self Expression

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On my first night in Paris, I found myself at the Look Forward Fashion Tech soirée. For me, it was a reunion of sorts. I recognised faces of people I admired. I sipped champagne with old friends. I got drunk on the intoxicating chatter...

Tech Styling Rousteing’s Balmain x H&M Collection

Move over Alexander Wang there is a new collab in town, meet BALMAIN x H&M. For weeks now the fashion tribe has been worshiping at the gates of Rousteing's creations. Launching both in-store and digitally, on the 5th November, the collection brags runway looks...

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...

Deutsche Telekom Launches Fashion Fusion Challenge for Visionaries

Supported by Intel, WIRED, Adidas and #FASHIONTECH, Fashion Fusion is all about providing a platform for visionary ideas and encouraging innovative concepts from young talent. Recognising partnering is key, Deutsche Telekom's "Fashion Fusion Challenge" innovation initiative is supported by global technology company Intel, innovation magazine WIRED Germany and sports brand...

Aerochromics, Smart Clothing That Monitors Pollution in Real-Time

Have you heard of designer Nikolas Bentel? If you haven't, then allow us to enlighten you. He is the creator behind new clothing line Aerochromics, that combines technology and fashion. Highly innovative, the unisex brand brags a fabric that begins to change from black to...

5 Out of the Box Innovations Elevating and Accelerating The Direction Of Design

The shift in fashion's landscape, triggered by innovations in the technology space, has led to some exciting things that have taken place in the last 12 months. These milestones promise the potential of what could be. So as we can look forward to change,...

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...

Being ‘Born Digital’ Technology Continues to Power Up Fashion Brands in 2017

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2016 was the year that, EVRYTHNG, IoT Smart Products Platform pioneer, switched on their 'born digital' campaign. Working together with Avery Dennison, the global leader in apparel and footwear branding, the two companies daringly announced their plans to enable a minimum of 10 billion smart clothes (apparel)...

10 Easy Steps to Successfully Mass Manufacturing Your Fashion Tech Prototype

I had an interesting conversation with Anina Net, founder of 360Fashion Network. As one of the pioneers shaping this growing sub industry of fashion, I always enjoy listening to her experiences and talking freely about the goings on within the fashion tech space. During...

Translating the Powerful Natural Invisible Technology of PYRATEX Fabrics

Whilst in Paris to give a keynote on Manufacturing Fashion Tech at Look Forward, I knew that I had to take a moment to get to know Regina Polanco and Marie Lietard-Montigny from Pyrates. Nominated for the Look Forward Fashion Award, the two womenpreners were in...