Anina Net, Eradicating Fashion’s Need to Code

360Fashion Network Founder Anina Net
Founder of the 360Fashion Network Anina Net has come up with a solution that could inevitably play a role in helping build a bridge between fashion and technology. Her solution is the innovative 360Fash Tech Kit, a kit perfect for designers who want to...

No More Washing. Shine Some Light On Self-Cleaning Textiles

Cotton textile covered with nanostructures invisible to the naked eye. Image magnified 200 times.
As technology evolves, the importance of it evolving grows by the day, which means that the choices that we have to approach when solving everyday problems are growing in numbers with it. Within the context of fashion and technology, the necessity of evolvement of #theMerge...

Stretchy Smart Skin Circuits That Can Offer Tactile Feedback

A team of Swiss researchers at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) made an interesting breakthrough with developing stretchy circuits that can quadruple in length and be used for smart garments and robotics. The stretchable electronics can be stretched like rubber up to four times in any...

When Fashion and LifeStyle Textiles are Getting Smart

We may not begrudge our clothes and textile furnishings for forgetting to remind us of our mother-in-law’s birthday, but we will expect them to play with us, get to know us, and make living our lives more efficient. Imagine, your self-driving car notifying you of...

The Super Material With Eco Powers Lives

The Super Material lives. Created by University of California Riverside, it has the ability to repel water whilst absorbing and storing toxins safely. The Super Material was created by eco-conscious wearable technology engineers who successfully  incorporated all the science into a 3D printed bikini that will safely...

Dropel Fabrics, Everyday Wear Just Got Better

Courtesy of fashion start-up Dropel Fabrics, we soon we could be living in a world where our fashionable garments will be made of hydrophobic textiles. It all sounds scarily scientific yet quite brilliant. The 6 month old company wants to bring to market stain-resistant clothing....