Scott Amyx: Fashion Comes First & Technology Should Be Following

Scott Amyx Interview
It was around the same time that we started FashNerd.com that I came across Scott Amyx. Based in the San Francisco Bay area, Amyx is founder and CEO of Amyx+ and managing partner at Venture1st. As a futurist and thought leader in the Wearables and...

Designing for Smart Fabrics: Potential Drawbacks

Smart Fabrics
What are the Potential Drawbacks? If we can access, visualize and interact with our digital lives with fabric, that brings a whole set of implications to design for (privacy, security, etc.) and the challenges of displaying and interacting with systems. Imagine the possibilities. We will soon...

How Can We Make Fashion Tech, Fashion Relevant?

When it comes to fashion tech becoming fashion relevant, I have to say that there has been noticeable elements of progress. Fashion technology is slowly beginning to be seen as the smarter, cooler and connected cousin of traditional fashion. Why? Because technological clothing is...

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...

Imagine Mid-air Sense of Touch In Your Smart Home

Hold tight, cause this just might change the way you can enjoy your smart home in the future. Bristol based Ultrahaptics is a mid-air haptic start-up that aims to revolutionize the way we will interact with the devices of the future. Users can ‘feel’ touch-less buttons, get...

Why Women Probably Need a Cellular Apple Watch More Than Men

Apple Watch Woman
Apple announced Series 2 of the Apple Watch last week. It’s a solid upgrade, adding GPS, waterproofing, and much faster speeds. One thing it didn’t include was a cellular chip. This means that in order to access the internet, the Watch is still dependent...

Explosion of Technology Transforming The Way We Shop

We get a ripple of excitement when we think about how the explosion of technology has been transforming the way we shop. This global guilty pleasure is evolving at a faster rate than ever before. Not only do we have a mental tick list that can involve questions...

3D Printing Significant Step Towards Practical Clothing

It did not take long for many to realise that creating a 3D printed wearable garment is not going to be cheap. According to Jessica Rosenkrantz, who runs a design and technology studio in Boston called Nervous System, one garment could cost upward of $3,000,...

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...

2015, The Year FashionTech Shrugged of ‘Gadgetry Stigma’

2015, was definitely the year that FashionTech shrugged of its gadgetry stigma and was finally given a seat at the table. With innovation leading the way, we witnessed the world of fashion technology pushing boundaries so we could embrace tech-laced smart garments and accessories bragging technology of stylish...