New Forecast Predicts A $2.9billion Future For Smart Fashion

Today, WiseGuyReports have released a new forecast confirming that the Smart Fashion Global Market will reach $2,938.90 million by 2022. That, ladies and gentlemen, is only 5 years from now. According to WiseGuyReports, wearable devices are still considered the next evolution of IT and textile industries....

Discover The Technology Behind The Talsam Charm, Jewellery For Women

Who doesn't like a good Kickstarter campaign? We know we do. We recently came across Talsam, a smart jewellery line that you can use to let someone know you’re thinking about them, share private messages, and get notified if they need help. Offering potential backers choices...

The Explosion of Tech Innovation Means It Is Time To Approach Africa With a New Mindset

When it comes to the merger of fashion with technology, Africa is usually depicted as a continent with very little innovation. True, it is not exactly Silicon Valley but countries like Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa have proven that they are not shy about...

Will Good on Paper Timepiece, Fitbit Ionic Smartwatch, Measure Up?

Fitbit Ionic
Fitbit Ionic, you shall go to the ball. At first glance you do not look like a good-looking piece of wrist candy, but you do seem to be a good on paper timepiece. Bragging contactless payments, on- board music, smart notifications, and a variety of...

NYFW: Samsung 837, The Place Where Technology & Fashion Collide

Did you know that this NYFW season, the home of the fashion techies is located in the heart of New York's Meatpacking District? Looking to "democratize" NYFW,  Samsung 837 has quickly become the place where technology and fashion has positively collided. Designed by WonderWall Inc, the...

CES2018: JunYi Liu, The Female Tech Powerhouse Behind Bone-conduction Audio Specs

Smart glasses are gaining momentum in the wearable tech space. The latest specs, presented at CES2018, come from ECHO Music. Promising to offer the ultimate audio experience, the  MusicLens are waterproof bone-conduction sunglasses (and glasses for prescription wearers) have been designed to play music...

5 Brands Courting Smartphone-Wielding Shoppers In The Age of See Now, Must Have Now!

After Burberry embraced the "see now, buy now" idea two years ago we have since seen quite a few fashion Week designers succumbing to producing a shoppable runway. Although not yet an industry standard model, Heather Gramston, women’s wear buying manager at Selfridges, told NY Times that...

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...

BFC’s Positive Fashion Initiative Takes Action For A Greener Future

Fashion just got serious. The British Fashion Council, Dame Vivienne Westwood and the Mayor of London have joined forces in a campaign to bring the fashion industry together to lead in ambitious climate action, for a safer and greener future. As part of the British...

Fashion Futurum: Sustainability, Herd Mentality And The Death Of Fashion Tech Startups

Day 2 of Fashion Futurum delved that little bit deeper into the fashion tech space. With the likes of Amanda Parkes Chief of Technology and Research from Manufacture NY, Piia Lehtunen, President of the Board of Design and District in Helinski, Finland and Marvin Liao,...