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Smart Textiles Wearables

Smart Textiles, Wearable Technologies and the New Industrial Revolution

The rise of smart textile wearables could mean that the industry will be worth over $130 billion by 2025. It is being strengthened by...

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...
Munich Fabric Start

Exploring the Next Wave Of Smart Garments

The term 'Smart Garments' might sound shiny and new to the current crop of fashion creatives, but the truth of the matter is that...

RETAIL TECH

High Street Brand Zara Invests in Technology To Improve Customer Experience

We mentioned, not so long ago, that high street store Zara was joining the retail tech revolution. Well, it is really happening! Such a move by...
Sustainability Avery Dennison Evrything

Sustainable Apparel Coalition Partners with Avery Dennison and EVRYTHNG, Exploring New Age of Brand...

A pioneering partnership with the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) and Avery Dennison Retail Branding and Information Solutions has been announced. The partnership explores how suppliers, manufacturers,...

LOOMIA’s Groundbreaking Blockchain Technology Adopted by Traditional L.L.Bean

I would never have thought that a 100-year-old traditional company like L.L.Bean had it in them to ever give blockchain technology a look in....
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

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,...

Could Joaquin Phoenix ‘Wear Vegan’ Campaign Change Attitudes Towards Vegan Wool?

Dressed in a wool suit designed by Brave GentleMan, Phoenix makes a statement during NYFW this season. If you, like Joaquin Phoenix, believe that “Wool...

Modern Meadow Unveils Biofabricated Leather Brand Zoa

After five years of research and development in the lab, Modern Meadow has launched biofabricated leather brand Zoa. Unveiled at a pop-up exhibit in...

WOMEN IN TECH

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,...
Sylvia Heisel

NYFW: Sylvia Heisel on Sustainability, Functionality and Wearability

With so much going on during New York Fashion Week, we made it our mission to find a moment to have a chat with Sylvia...

Women In Tech, Are You On Ada’s ‘BadAss’ List?

Targeting women committed to changing the tech industry, Ada's List has over 2000+ women who work in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. These brainy...

ZENTA Wearable Bracelet, Inspired by Humans, Perfected by Science

They teased us with their secret whispers. They told us it was coming and today, on the 1st of June 2016, it has arrived,...

Thync, Investing in the Future of Stress Relief Wearables

Did you ever imagine that you will be able to own a wearable that will allow you to shift mental states in minutes? Well,...

It’s About ‘Time’ – The New Pebble SmartWatch

Personally I have never really been that enthusiastic about the look or the design of the Pebble SmartWatch. The watch has always made me...

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...
Nikoletta Szirmay, the co-founder of the Tago Arc bracelet

When FashNerd Met Nikoletta Szirmay

The Tago Arc bracelet launched its campaign on Indiegogo in February 2015. It was an explosive success that saw the project reach its funding goal within...

Daniel Hirschmann: “Technology is not Creating a YouTube Video”

In the words of Zoolander, #KidTech is so hot right now! That is why it was so great to take a pause from the...
IBM Watson Hearables

What If IBM’s ‘Watson’ Would End Up In Your Hearables

Remember the movie 'Her' by Spike Jonze? When Joaquin Phoenix fell in love with his Operating System called 'Samantha'? (Voiced by Scarlett Johansson). Well, it might have...

Apple Launch Event: What to Expect and When to Expect it!

Apple Inc. has sent out invites last week for their yearly iPhone centered event. It's safe to conclude that Apple will announce their new...
Wearables Hearables

Hearables No Longer Whispering Wearables

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...

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....

Kassim Denim x Neue Labs: The World’s First Connected Jeans

Denim artisans Kassim, took center stage at Denim Premiere Vision in Paris this week. They were among the cherry picked brands exhibiting at the denim...

Printed Circuitry Makes Sleeker Wearables

Armor is a new prototype created by two New York startups, The Crated and Strong Arm Technologies. The collaboration introduces a new type of...

R&D NEWS

Modius Wearable Headset Campaign Has Started A Neuroscience-led Revolution

We first heard about a new revolutionary weight management wearable headset, named Modius, from our friends at Wareable. It is a brainchild of Neurovalens, an...
Automat, Taking The Internet Of Things From Prototype To Market

Automat, Taking The Internet Of Things From Prototype To Market

It wasn't long after meeting Fredrik Timour, CEO of award-winning startup Neue Labs, that we dove straight into a conversation about their latest product called AUTOMAT....

Soft Wearable Robotic Glove Made With Empathy, Science and Assistive Technology

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), around 15% of the world's population are physically impaired to some degree. In order for those 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...

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