Wednesday, April 18, 2018

BFC’s Next Gen Nominees Excludes Wearable Fashion

Today the BFC unveiled the shortlist of designers being considered for their BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund. The chosen five labels will be on display at Harrods famous...

SMART FABRICS

Sensewear

Sensewear, Fusing Digital Health And Fashion

This morning I was introduced to a brand called Sensewear. They are currently doing amazing work by taking an innovative approach to managing autism. First...

Twistron Yarnology Generates Power When Stretched

There is no denying it, a lot of innovation is taking place in the field of smart textiles. That is why we were super...

WOMEN IN TECH

Believe The Hype, VINAYA is #FashionTech That Rocks!

Yes you better believe the hype, VINAYA is #FashionTech that rocks. Led by 27 year old Kate Unsworth, VINAYA house is dedicated to developing...

Women In Tech: Experiences, Challenges and Lessons Learnt Along The Way

Isabelle Ohnemus, founder/CEO of EyeFitU, Leanne Luce, founder of Omura, Tania Boler, founder of ELVIE and Giusy Cannone, managing director of Fashion Technology Accelerator give...

Finally, Something To Fashionably Leaf In

I think it is about time that the fashion tech industry came up with decent gadgets for women that will actually give us what...

RETAIL TECH

The Zozosuit, A Skin-hugging Hi-tech Bodysuit Offering Precise Measurements

The 11th richest person in Japan, according to Forbes, has introduced the ZOZOSUIT, a skin-hugging, hi-tech bodysuit designed to help shoppers get the right size. Designed...

Robots Build London’s First 3D Printed Store Using Up-cycled Plastic

#SustainableLuxury’s voice has just got louder thanks to a collaboration between Ai Build and Bottletop.  Working on a project together, they have brought us the...

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...

Meet Sustainable Fashion Advocate, Marianne Caroline

As the Interlaced event draws near, we find ourselves looking forward to completely immersing ourselves in all things Fashion Technology.  With inspirational speakers on board,...

Carnise McIntosh, Styling Up The Tote

Women who adore handbags are soon going to be spoilt for choice with the introduction of the Leoht handbag. It is a tech bag...

Meet The Man Behind XOO

Piers Ridyard is the man behind the first line of XOO wearables that are fashionable, adaptable and functional with “the future in mind”. What was your first...
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...

Will.i.am’s BUTTONS, The Latest Wearable Tech Meets Fashion Solution?

There is a new hearable that could surpass Apple's Airpods. Launched by William Adams, also known by his stage name Will.i.am,  BUTTONS is the latest...

Video: Apple’s New AirPods Ad Will Get You Moving

Last year, in September 2016, Apple announced that they would release their latest consumer hearable tech innovation known as AirPods. When they did not meet...

SUSTAINABILITY

CSF, Reflecting & Re-enforcing Patterns of Excessive Consumption & Disconnection

A few months ago I was invited to be part of a Fashion Debates panel. Hosted by founder Olivia Pinnock,  she introduced me to...

Who Are WEAR Sustain’s 23 Finalists?

I am sure that by now everyone has heard about a project called WEAR Sustain. Managed by a consortium of seven organisations across five...

SeaCell, Quasi-Medicinal Sustainable Fabric Made of Seaweed

First whispered in 2012, SeaCell, an innovative, progressive and sustainable material, is still making waves when it comes to sustainable materials. The yarn is derived...

FASHNERD CONTRIBUTORS

Blockchain

What Can Blockchain Technology Do for the Fashion Industry?

When you hear the word “blockchain,” you probably think of Bitcoin, the virtual currency that has gone up exponentially in value over the past...

Ready Player One, A Balance Between A Cautionary Tale And A Celebration Of...

Its safe to say that everyone wants a piece of Augmented Reality (AR) but what about Virtual Reality (VR)? The gold rush for AR...

Wakandan Technology I Wish We Already Had

Like millions of people throughout the US, I went with my family to watch the latest Marvel hero movie, 'Black Panther'. I sat through...

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