Kiss Your Purse Goodbye, Apple Watch’s a Straight Success

It is official, You can now kiss your purse goodbye, the Apple Watch's a straight Success. With reports coming out stating that Apple's first wearable tech device sales figures are out selling those of the iPhone and iPod when they first came to market, leaves us to conclude...

Fashion Tech: IoClothes Founder Ben Cooper Launches “30 in 30” Free Video Series

A great way to start a relationship is by giving. It is an understanding that paves the way when you are building a community and are looking for growth that makes a difference. With the inevitable expansion of the wearable tech and smart textile...

Catenaut’s Blockchain Solution, Bridging The Gap Between Rhetoric And Reality?

Although it is still early days, blockchain technology is already being applied to some major social challenges and is a great way of making secure records without central verification. Recently, we were introduced to Catenaut’s blockchain system, a unique solution that is currently not available anywhere else. It...

Could these 10 Innovations Be The Best Wearable Tech Inventions of 2017?

2017 has been a busy year for established brands like Adidas and startups like LOOMIA who have been boldly embracing next-gen technology. Coming up with fantastic tech products, the FashNerd team has picked ten inventions, out of the many, that had us at "wow"...

Buying into Sustainable Fashion To Dye For!

Did you know that one plain cotton t-shirt requires 2700 litres of water, and a third of a pound of chemicals to produce? The fact that everyone's favourite classic tee is created using chemicals that end up contaminating our water supply certainly gives us food for...

Disrupting Retail Technology and Fashion Technology

"The Overuse of the Word #FashionTech Is Taking Away its Meaning & Eradicating The Artistry" -Muchaneta K 2015 was the year that defined Fashion Tech(nology) and Retail Tech(nology) as exciting hubs of innovation. With the power to fundamentally change and disrupt both our shopping habits and what...

Wearable Technology Is Getting Flexible On Us

For years, universities and research and development departments have been trying to develop a material containing transistors that are stretchable. Some have even succeeded in doing this before facing the second hurdle, which is simplifying the production process of the material and with that making it cost...

If Fashion Won’t Come To WearableTech …

'If fashion won't come to WearableTech, WearableTech must come to fashion' is what the visionaries in the design department of VSP Global must have thought when Google made their catwalk debut during New York's Fashion Week back in September 2012 with the Google Glass. Google teamed up with...

3D Fashion: 3D Body Scanning Meets Real Apparel World

Yesterday, Fung Global & Retail Tech published a good review of the 3D-scanning companies, whose technology can be used to scan fashion retail customers on site. I was surprised by the binary representation in the description of 3D body scanning’s potential in retail, meaning...

Designing for Smart Fabrics: Deciding What to Design

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Work with a Clothing Designer (someone who works with fabrics) I can’t stress enough how important it is to work with someone who understands making clothing, and other handicrafts out of fabric and textiles. I spoke with Jen Kot, a professional engineer who makes her...