DUCFS, Sparking A Discussion Around Environmental Issues Surrounding Fast Fashion

Durham University Charity Fashion Show (DUCFS ), the largest student-led charitable event in the UK, has decided to support the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) for their 2019 show. Their aim is to raise awareness and £125,000 to tackle the environmental crisis and shed light...

Korina Molla: “It Is The Trend of the Market to Use These New Materials and Technologies” [Interview]

Every creative person, designer, artisan, startup, technology company and SME manufacturer from the fashion and consumer goods industry, actively looking for new opportunities to exploit ideas and fashionable concepts with a high degree of design, innovation, disruption and integration of new technologies, can apply...

Vivek Vaid: “I believe technology should add to the quality of life while being non-intrusive”

As wearable tech brands targeting women continue to come and go, we get to know a startup that is determined to be the exception to the rule. Swarg Tech has come up with a smart jewellery product called Sakhī. Pronounced 'Suhkhee', the state-of-the-art jewellery for women...

Carly Ann Fergus, The Woman Championing The Next Generation of Disruptive Startups

We last had a one on one conversation with Carly-Ann Fergus back in February 2017. She was program director at XRC Labs, an innovation accelerator for the next generation of disruptive startups in the retail and consumer goods sector.  We talked about the unique...

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. The publishers communicate the innovation taking place in the fashion tech space. One of those communicators is Rachel Arthur. She...

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 from Hungary, are the creative duo behind EJTECH. Based in Budapest, EJTECH explores new ways of interaction between technology, art,...

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 not exist a few years ago. FashNerd's "I Want That Job" series will explore various jobs that would definitely put your...

Janett Liriano, Creating A Bridge Between Digital Intelligence & Physical Materials

For those unfamiliar with LOOMIA, it is a New York-based smart materials company that creates innovation in smart products and related data services. Their mission is to bring comfort, safety, and confidence to the human experience. During our conversation, Janett explained how they are creating...

Protected: CFE’s Ishwari Thopte, All About The Business of Fashion

Ishwari Thopte
If you are a designer exploring the technology space, Ishwari Thopte is someone you might want in your corner. A Fashion Tech Project Officer for the CENTRE FOR FASHION ENTERPRISE (CFE), she can play a key role in helping a fashion tech business execute their...

Peter Leferink on The Future of Fashion: “We Need an Elon Musk for the Fashion Sector”

Peter Leferink
This season, at Amsterdam Fashion Week, I met a very important man. Bold and straight talking, "The word 'fashion' has been so polluted that it hardly means anything anymore,"  he does not mince his words. Driven by determination, he is known in the Netherlands for championing daring...