Hearables No Longer Whispering Wearables

Wearables Hearables
Soon our wearables will be hearables. It is a inevitable reality that should not come as a surprise, because like a phoenix rising from the ashes, hearables are slowly but surely finding their way into the wearable tech market. Hearable technology's growth will ignite a new...

Smart Watches Will Overtake Dedicated Fitness Trackers

Like any other person, I love it when it looks like my predictions might become a reality. In the case of the presumed death of the standalone active tracker, it is the wearable tech industry's biggest and most valuable proposition of today, raising awareness through self...

Wearable Haute Couture, Appreciation of Unconventional Craftsmanship

Wearable Haute Couture has been exciting me since 2012. The appreciation of unconventional materials, silhouettes, architectural and structural designs seems to come naturally to me. I have a thirst for unorthodox designs, and therefore I find myself drawn to designers unafraid to tout their craftsmanship...

Fashion Technology, Time To Limelight The Artistry

Maartje Dijkstra Braindrain Dress
This week I found myself on stage at #FASHIONTECH Berlin giving a keynote on 'Fashion and Technology, The New Power Couple?' I planned to explore how we can rewire the fashion industry's definition of fashion technology by taking a relatable approach that challenges the perception that...

Fashion and Technology- The New Power Couple

Fashion Technology Is No Passing Phase We need to repeat these words daily, like a mantra. It is time to educate and aspire to inspire those who continue to have a debunker attitude when it comes to FashionTech's staying power. Fashion is not a frivolous pastime and...

Finally, Wearables To Control Nearables

Last year, my tech enthusiasm led me to write a piece that was published on Wired.com about Hearables to control your Wearables. The objective of the article was to share thoughts on how cool it could be for wearables to actually become more convenient in a way...

Inventions of 2015: A Round-up of Smart Devices

With barely 6 weeks left before we enter 2016, we have chosen today to be the day that we look back at the tech inventions of 2015. With technology spoiling us for choice,  we based our decisions on devices that we cannot wait to introduce into...

Is Samsung Apple Watch’s Silent Assassin?

Is Samsung Apple Watch's Silent Assassin? With the release of the Apple Watch looming, Samsung is proving to be the little engine that could. They have released a multiple of 'wearables' that have unfortunately failed to impress. Now it seems that they are putting more effort...

Is Fashion Finally Catching Up With Technology?

When you take a moment to question whether fashion is as innovative as it thinks, you realise that it is an industry that likes to think its ahead of its game but actually it is busy playing tech catchup whilst recycling past trend ideas from 10 years ago-...

MET Gala’s Unrecognised Opportunities & What Should Have Been

Having us believe that no one puts innovation in the corner, the Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology theme for this year's Met Gala, was all about showing off the union between fashion and technology. With Apple's Jony Ives, Mr technology...