Korina Molla: “It Is The Trend of the Market to Use These New Materials and Technologies” [Interview]

Every creative person, designer, artisan, startup, technology company and SME manufacturer from the fashion and consumer goods industry, actively looking for new opportunities to exploit ideas and fashionable concepts with a high degree of design, innovation, disruption and integration of new technologies, can apply...

Vivek Vaid: “I believe technology should add to the quality of life while being non-intrusive”

As wearable tech brands targeting women continue to come and go, we get to know a startup that is determined to be the exception to the rule. Swarg Tech has come up with a smart jewellery product called Sakhī. Pronounced 'Suhkhee', the state-of-the-art jewellery for women...

Rachel Arthur Joins Forces With Liz Bacelar In Shaping The Fashion Tech Space

When it comes to the merger of fashion with technology, there are two types of creatives leading the way; the makers and the publishers. The publishers communicate the innovation taking place in the fashion tech space. One of those communicators is Rachel Arthur. She...

Designer Julia Marina Cunha On The Importance of Assistive Technology

Young and innovative, Julia Marina Cunha is the person behind the technologically smart hearing device OH, a concept designed for those who are hard of hearing. The beautiful hearing aids are an idea that is so stylishly fashionable that we cannot help but be in...

Esteban De La Torre, On Technology, Art, Science And Blade Runner 2049

Esteban De La Torre, an audio-visual artist and technologist from Mexico, and Judit Eszter Kárpáti, a textile artist and researcher in the field of e-textile from Hungary, are the creative duo behind EJTECH. Based in Budapest, EJTECH explores new ways of interaction between technology, art,...

Futurist Karinna Nobbs on Studying the Future and Making Predictions

I think that it is exciting that as the fashion tech space shifts into overdrive it is giving birth to job titles that could not exist a few years ago. FashNerd's "I Want That Job" series will explore various jobs that would definitely put your...

Janett Liriano, Creating A Bridge Between Digital Intelligence & Physical Materials

For those unfamiliar with LOOMIA, it is a New York-based smart materials company that creates innovation in smart products and related data services. Their mission is to bring comfort, safety, and confidence to the human experience. During our conversation, Janett explained how they are creating...

Let’s Not Waste the Power of Fashion, Let’s Innovate [Road Trip Series]

Marina Toeters is someone who we have had on our radar for a while now. Educated as a graphic and fashion designer, Marina finished her Master of Art cum laude at MaHKU Utrecht before gaining a reputation as one of the talents successfully bridging the...

Wilmink’s WiseWear, Definitely Not Tech for Tech’s Sake

A few weeks ago we had a very interesting conversation with the founder of WiseWear, Gerald J. Wilmink. The three of us, Jerry, Mano and myself, talked in depth about the role that innovation and design plays when it comes to developing a fashionable...

Aniela Hoitink, Creative Designer, Brilliant Scientist and Driven Engineer [Roadtrip Series]

Our road trip series begins in the company of founder of Neffa, the talented designer Aniela Hoitink. An advocate of distinctiveness, Aniela firmly believes that individuality in people and materials are the elements that make the world a special place. As part of our road trip series, we...