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Munich Fabric Start Keyhouse Next Tex curated by Source Book

Munich Fabric Start’s Keyhouse Hosts Next Tex Curated By Sourcebook

Like any trade show those who attend always intend to visit all the stands, but the truth of the matter is that, it is...

The Smart Textiles Timeline, 1600- 2016

For some of us the words 'smart fabrics, 'smart textiles' and 'e-textiles' are still shiny and new, although pioneers have been innovating within the...
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...

RETAIL TECH

Cashless on the Catwalk, Gadgetry or Innovation?

With 1 day and 17 hours remaining before London Fashion Week begins, we are naturally buzzing with excitement to see what the designers will...

Tim Cook: “I don’t think there is any sector or industry that will...

In a sit-down interview with Lauren Indvik, Tim Cook talked about a future of convenience, where shopping is shaped by the world of augmented reality...

The Zozosuit, A Skin-hugging Hi-tech Bodysuit Offering Precise Measurements

The 11th richest person in Japan, according to Forbes, has introduced the ZOZOSUIT, a skin-hugging, hi-tech bodysuit designed to help shoppers get the right size. Designed...
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

Adidas x Parley: Using Technology to Turn Bad Plastic into Good

We were ecstatic when Bionic Yarn  gained further column inches after their collaboration with G Star Raw. Together the partnership launched the RAW for...

CES2018: Jewellery Remade From Dell’s e-Waste Material Unveiled

According to Dell, Americans throw away $60 million in gold and silver in old phones alone, and only 12.5 percent of e-waste is currently...

G-Star’s EarthColors collection, Traceable From Earth To Product

It is no secret that the textile industry is the world’s second-largest polluter of water. Today’s textile mills are responsible for dumping chemical-laden, used dye water into oceans...

WOMEN IN TECH

Caroline Rush, The Force Behind A New Generation of Designers

Caroline Rush is a name that not many people know off. So who is she? She is the big boss lady behind the British...

‘Frankenfashion’ Technology: Alexander McQueen’s DNA Used To Create Leather Goods

With the technology of today quickly becoming the science fiction of yesterday, I wonder, should we be shocked to hear that a collection has been...

WearableTechStylist Exudes Confidence that Speaks to Women

I have always loved fashion. My love was never based on owning this label or that label, it was always about my ability to pick up a...

Nimb, A Wearable Determined To Make The World Safer

The idea of adorning a fashionable wearable that is a trusted companion with the ability to look after your personal safety sounds grand. So when...

You Like em Wireless? Meet Elbee’s Hearables

Kicking things off last night in Brussels, Belgium with a party, Elbee celebrated the start of their Kickstarter campaign. The first few hours of...

Styling The SHAMMANE Smart Watch

When it comes to fashionable wearables watches for women, they are a few and far between. The ones that are out there seem 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...

Republica 2015 Berlin: Meeting Lisa Lang

When FashNerd attended Re:publica 2015 in Berlin, we  had the pleasure of meeting innovative designer Lisa Lang. As I sat down next to the founder of ElektroCouture, the first thing...
Sylvia Heisel

NYFW: Sylvia Heisel on Sustainability, Functionality and Wearability

With so much going on during New York Fashion Week, we made it our mission to find a moment to have a chat with Sylvia...

EDITOR’S MOOD: Got That Friday Tech Feelin’?

This Friday, we craved some hearable tech styled with the latest Apple Watch, so we turned to the fashionable Dash developed by Bragi. For those who are...
Hearables

The Next Gen Hearables, The Dash Pro: Reloaded and Re-engineered

The Dash Pro, is the next generation wireless device that features a unique personalized experience. Powered by Bragi OS 3 (BOS 3), Bragi, The...

‘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...

When Tech Collab Screams “Fashion Doesnt Live Here”

When Pvilion partnered up with Tommy Hilfiger to design and produce a Solar Powered Jacket, we thought this could be something! Usually when a...

Wearables: (Hybrid) Smartwatches Are Here to Stay

There are many reasons why one would think the end of the smartwatch is upon us. With declining sales statistics and overall survival rate...

Fashion Unplugged, Sony x AURIA Upcycle Redundant Headphones

With the world of technology proving that wireless earbuds are the future of hearables, it was great to find out that the new collab...

R&D NEWS

Project Kino

Miniature Wearable Robots To Spice Up Your Fashion Style

If you think common places where you would find robots are manufacturing plants, operating rooms, or homes, you are in for a surprise. The...
Autonomous Flying Cars

The Future of Transport: Autonomous Cars & Autonomous Flying Cars

Transportation has evolved drastically in the last decade. Autonomous cars, which existed only in science fiction movies, might just be around the corner. With...

Soft Wearable Robotic Glove Made With Empathy, Science and Assistive Technology

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), around 15% of the world's population are physically impaired to some degree. In order for those with...

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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