Monday, February 19, 2018

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EDITOR’S PICK: Rock Star Smart Skinny Jeans For Only $44.94!

The fact that not many people cannot pull off a pair of white jeans did not put me off putting them on my Christmas...
Nike Zoom Superfly Flyknit Olympics

Technology Accelerating Rio Olympians Towards the Future

With the Rio Olympics looming, big brands like Nike, Adidas, Under Armour to name a few, are not being shy about putting their best...

AVANTEX Paris, Conquering New Markets And Shaking Up The Future of Fashion

AVANTEX Paris seems to be the place where the fashion tech community gathers to get connected and build relationships. First launched September 2015 and...

RETAIL TECH

Candice Fragis: “I Won’t Wear Wearables For Wearables Sake”

This morning at Decoded Fashion London I had the pleasure of sitting down with the stylish Candice Fragis, the buying and merchandising director for...
Sustainability Avery Dennison Evrything

Sustainable Apparel Coalition Partners with Avery Dennison and EVRYTHNG, Exploring New Age of Brand...

A pioneering partnership with the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) and Avery Dennison Retail Branding and Information Solutions has been announced. The partnership explores how suppliers, manufacturers,...

Why The Fashion Industry Needs To Get More Artificial

The past few years of technological advances have led us on a collision course – a merging of couture and computing. The industry has...
Wearables

kate spade’s New Touchscreen SmartWatch, Designed For The Fashion Forward

The kate spade brand can easily be described as, versatile, multi-functional and playful. A firm favourite among the fashion tribe, the label has been...

SUSTAINABILITY

Robots Build London’s First 3D Printed Store Using Up-cycled Plastic

#SustainableLuxury’s voice has just got louder thanks to a collaboration between Ai Build and Bottletop.  Working on a project together, they have brought us the...
Sustainable Shoes

Sustainable Shoes Designed With Plant Based Alternative Algae

When we heard that one pair of VIVOBAREFOOT x Bloom algae shoes returns 57 gallons of clean water to habitat, we had to find...

Viktor & Rolf x Zalando, Breathing A Sustainable Life into Forgotten Garments

With shifting buying attitudes and pressure from consumers demanding more ethically sourced products, brands are slowly but surely starting to apply sustainable strategies to...

WOMEN IN TECH

Blockchain

Could Blockchain Be The New Internet?

NEW YORK CITY—On a recent Thursday evening, I ascended a metal staircase at Galvanize, a sleek event space on the western fringes of Manhattan’s...

Hello Omura, A Fashion Wearable For The New Economy

Minimalist, sleek and designed for the new economy, Omura is a crypto-first lifestyle brand that caters to the nomadic lifestyle of early cryptocurrency pioneers. Founded...

Lee Seo-Hyun, Fashion Tech’s Very Own ‘Ms Big’?

We have a #WomenInTech crush on a woman promising to revolutionise the global fashion industry, Ms Lee Seo-Hyun. Youngest daughter of Samsung Group chairman Lee Kun-hee,...

AR Goggles, Perfect For Snow Sports

Are you a lover of winter sports? Is skiiing or snowboarding your thing? then you will fall head over heels for RideOn goggles. They...
Strap up technology

Strap Up The Technology of Your Traditional Watch

As technology shrinks, it's becoming increasingly easier to design and engineer our way to a meaningful and successful product. When it comes to stacking features on wrist...
Human Inc

Human Inc’s Headphones: Experimentally Fashionable

With the dust barely settled on the recent announcement of Apple's AirPods there is already a new player on the block confidently tempting consumers to...
Janne Kyttanen

3D Printing Pioneer Janne Kyttänen’s New Mission

For the past fifteen years, Janne Kyttänen has dedicated his career to promoting 3D printing for the consumer market. As founder of Freedom Of Creation, his revolutionary designed...
Nikoletta Szirmay, the co-founder of the Tago Arc bracelet

When FashNerd Met Nikoletta Szirmay

The Tago Arc bracelet launched its campaign on Indiegogo in February 2015. It was an explosive success that saw the project reach its funding goal within...

Matt Drinkwater, Staying Ahead of the Fashion Tech Curve

Usually found on stage talking about the convergence of fashion and technology, we managed to pencil in a meeting with Matthew Drinkwater at the Department of Coffee and Social...

Amazon Alexa on The Dash, Intelligent Personal Assistant meets Hearables

Known for driving the hearables tech space into a new phase, startup Bragi has announced their latest venture with online shopping giant Amazon. With the...
Airpods

When EarPods Became Airpods and Why This Was Inevitable

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...

‘Audio Shades’ Make You Wear Your Beats And Stay Connected

Imagine yourself looking cool, bopping your head to music and still be able to communicate with others. Although this has been possible for some time, every now...

PFW: Exploring Fashion Tech and Humans At The Intersection of Wearable Technology

Paris Fashion Week always brings out the unexpected, and this season the unexpected comes in the shape of Tumblr and Paramount Pictures collaboration. Looking...

Styling Tory Burch Fitbit

Reviving ones wardrobe with the latest fashion tech must have has never been so much fun. To be able to adorn a game changing...

Is Blockchain Technology Set to Revolutionize the Fashion Industry?

According to a report from PwC, artificial intelligence, augmented reality, blockchain, drones, internet of things, robots, virtual reality and 3D printing are the eight emerging...

R&D NEWS

Cotton textile covered with nanostructures invisible to the naked eye. Image magnified 200 times.

No More Washing. Shine Some Light On Self-Cleaning Textiles

As technology evolves, the importance of it evolving grows by the day, which means that the choices that we have to approach when solving everyday...

Introducing A New Kind Of Intelligent Fabric That Stores Data Like A Hard Disk

Researchers in the Allen School’s Networks & Mobile Systems Lab have come up with a smart fabric that can be used to store passcodes,...

Stretchy Smart Skin Circuits That Can Offer Tactile Feedback

A team of Swiss researchers at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) made an interesting breakthrough with developing stretchy circuits that can quadruple in...

FASHNERD CONTRIBUTORS

MFS2018: Connecting Innovators and Industries

While at Munich Fabric Start, I had the opportunity to conversate with various people and I noticed a common theme, the lack of communication...

Why The Fashion Industry Needs To Get More Artificial

The past few years of technological advances have led us on a collision course – a merging of couture and computing. The industry has...
Blockchain

Could Blockchain Be The New Internet?

NEW YORK CITY—On a recent Thursday evening, I ascended a metal staircase at Galvanize, a sleek event space on the western fringes of Manhattan’s...

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