What Can Blockchain Technology Do for the Fashion Industry?

Blockchain
When you hear the word “blockchain,” you probably think of Bitcoin, the virtual currency that has gone up exponentially in value over the past few years. But while blockchain technology is best known for its use in virtual payments and other financial applications, other...

Neue x FIT: In The Business Of Exploring The Integration of Technology in Fashion

It is no secret that collabs are the way forward. The latest partnership is between the Stockholm-based fashion tech company Neue and the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York City. Supported by the Swedish Fashion Council, the collaboration also highlights Fashion Tech initiatives...

MIT Design Lab x PUMA Explore How Living Organisms Can Enhance Performance

PUMA Biodesign
Imagine a breathing sports shoe, that grows its own air passageways to enable personalized ventilation. A learning insole that prevents fatigue and improves athletes’ performance. A t-shirt that responds to environmental factors by changing its appearance to inform the wearer about the air quality?...

Stylish Wearables Driving The Rise Of Tech-connected Healthcare

I firmly believe that health tech innovation is something that we should all invest in. It has the potential to benefit all us in the long run by helping us live healthier (and longer) lives. We all know that the ones that are fashionably...

Dutch Startup Lena Offers An Alternative To Fast Fashion

With an estimated $500bn value lost every year due to barely worn and rarely recycled clothing. For us, this is why we constantly write about the importance sustainability in the fashion industry and the role that technology is playing. With a lot going on...

What If… We Could Trace Fibers From Roots to Retail?

Sustainable Fashion
In recent years, it has become more apparent how damaging the fashion industry is to the environment. Therefore discussions about textile standards, in terms of sustainable fashion, and the exploration of new technologies like the blockchain all sound very promising, but what if we could simplify...

Could Blockchain Be The New Internet?

Blockchain
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 epically trendy SoHo neighbourhood, and joined a crowd of my fellow New Yorkers. People stood in knots, sipping wine from...

Are You Ready For Stranger Things, The Wearable Tech Edition?

In a world full of gift guides, this holiday season, our shoppable gift guide has been inspired by the Upside Down world of Stranger Things. The series has commanded the attention of many with retro tech cameos from walkie-talkies, Walkman and ham radio. Are You...

Smart Assistant Alexa in Bragi’s Dash and Dash Pro is Now Live

German startup Bragi, have come a long way since their successful Kickstarter campaign, back in February 2014, gained support from 15,998 backers who pledged $3,390,551 to help bring their project to life. Three years and two generations of Bragi later, the hearable tech startup...

Fashion Tech Labs, Transforming The Industry For The Better?

For the last few years, fashion labs focused on technology have been popping up around the globe. With the aim of transforming the fashion industry, they are working and supporting startups and entrepreneurs by helping them develop types of innovation in areas of fashion, retail,...