Monday, February 19, 2018

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5 Fashion Tech Brands That We Predict Will Impact The Fashion Industry In 2017

The fashion tech industry is moving at such a fast pace, that if you blink you will most likely miss the latest innovation to...
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...

Translating the Powerful Natural Invisible Technology of PYRATEX Fabrics

Whilst in Paris to give a keynote on Manufacturing Fashion Tech at Look Forward, I knew that I had to take a moment to...

RETAIL TECH

The Scarfi VR App, Bridging the Gap Between The Physical and Digital Worlds

We recently discovered a new VR app with a difference. Launched exclusively at Westfield London, the Scarfi app was created via a partnership with British...

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...

Candice Fragis: “I Won’t Wear Wearables For Wearables Sake”

This morning at Decoded Fashion London I had the pleasure of sitting down with the stylish Candice Fragis, the buying and merchandising director for...
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

Which Is The Lesser of Two Evils, Dumping Plastic or Reusing It In Fabric?

We all know that plastic is currently a big problem. It never breaks down. When dumped in landfills it ends up releasing heavy metals...
NRG Greenest Sneakers

The Greenest Sneakers Made From Recycled Carbon Dioxide Emissions

Since carbon capture technologies became feasible and affordable, scientists and environmentalists have been working to figure out what to do with all that carbon...

Plastic Bottles Ethically Re-engineered Into Waste-free Shoes

We have written quite a few articles on plastic bottles being re-engineered into something that we can use in our everyday life. Great examples...

WOMEN IN TECH

In Her Own Words: NATALIE MASSENET [Women In Tech Series]

On the run up to Women's Day on the 8th March, we are paying homage to 7 women who have made a name for...

Textile Technologist Marte Hentschel on Balancing Tradition With Digitisation

FashNerd’s “I Want That Job” series continues. Last week it was Futurist Karinna Nobbs, this week it is Textile Technology lecturer Marte Hentschel. We first met Marte,...

Becoming INTERLACED in Fashion Technology

IN THE AM Small and intimate, Interlaced's 2015 event was the place for spotting Fashion Technology fiends dedicated to this stylish movement. Unintentionally, we arrived fashionably...
SPIRITUS Activewear

S P I R I T U S Flawless Fusion of Technology and Fashion...

It is no big secret that there is a lot going on in the sportswear industry. More and more brands have started to successfully...

Air by crazybaby’s Cutting-edge Technology Brings The Sound From The Future

We all crave truly effortless technology, something that Air by crazybaby (NANO) promises to deliver. Offering an unbridled listening experience, the Air (NANO) is available in...

iBackPack, Designed To Last a Lifetime

601% funded in 17 days. 43 days still to go. The iBackPack caught our attention. With the back to school promotions still going strong, we...

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...

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...

Candice Fragis: “I Won’t Wear Wearables For Wearables Sake”

This morning at Decoded Fashion London I had the pleasure of sitting down with the stylish Candice Fragis, the buying and merchandising director for...
Internet Of Voice

Smartphone Has Nowhere Else To Go, The Next Step in Simplicity is The Internet...

Voice recognition in the cloud, along with the Artificial Intelligence (AI) to interpret and respond intelligently (which is a very different task to traditional...

Meet Sony’s Xperia Ear, Hearables As a Personal Assistant

It was around the 9th of February that Twitter leak superstar Evan Blass, a 'mobile editorialist' at VentureBeat leaked the news that Sony was planning...
Hearables

Doppler Labs’ Demise; The Randomness Factor, And Why Hardware is Hard

In a time where consumer adoption of smart earbuds is rising, one would think that it would be smooth sailing for a hearables startup....

Will.i.am’s Sustainable Label Ekocycle Upcycles Using Recycled Materials

Will.i.am is at it again. This is a man on a mission. This time it is all about sustainability. Putting down his wearable hat, for the...

Tech Styling Rousteing’s Balmain x H&M Collection

Move over Alexander Wang there is a new collab in town, meet BALMAIN x H&M. For weeks now the fashion tribe has been worshiping...

Styling Hermes on The Wrist

We announced on Thursday 10 September that Apple Watch Hermès was making its way into the world. During the Fashion Week season quite a few brands merging...

R&D NEWS

Deutsche Telekom x Lufthansa: The Future of Smarter Flying Starts Now

The collaboration between Deutsche Telekom and Lufthansa has been centred on their need to make flying smarter by embracing fashion tech and other smart...
Soft Fabric Sensors

Computerized Fabric That Can Turn “Any Piece of Clothing into a Fitness Tracker”

The stage has been set. There is a new type of material design in the works. It will put the hard, inflexible material to shame....
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...

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...