Ishwari Thopte

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

If you are a designer exploring the technology space, Ishwari Thopte is someone you might want in your corner. A Fashion Tech Project Officer...
Peter Leferink

Peter Leferink on The Future of Fashion: “We Need an Elon...

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...

Let’s Not Waste the Power of Fashion, Let’s Innovate [Road Trip...

Marina Toeters is someone who we have had on our radar for a while now. Educated as a graphic and fashion designer, Marina finished...

Read, Watch, Listen To The Voices Quenching The Thirst for Fashion...

As the merger of fashion and technology advances forward, there is a growing demand from the early adopters, the curious and the fashion tech...

Wilmink’s WiseWear, Definitely Not Tech for Tech’s Sake

A few weeks ago we had a very interesting conversation with the founder of WiseWear, Gerald J. Wilmink. The three of us, Jerry, Mano...

Aniela Hoitink, Creative Designer, Brilliant Scientist and Driven Engineer [Roadtrip Series]

Our road trip series begins in the company of founder of Neffa, the talented designer Aniela Hoitink. An advocate of distinctiveness, Aniela firmly believes that individuality...

Rana Nakhal Solset on Bridging the Gap Between Luxury & Function

Emel + Aris has been on our radar for quite a while now. Founded in 2015 to bridge the gap between fashion and function,...

ŌURA’s Kari Kivelä Holistic Approach To Research, Design and Science

For a while now, we have had Finnish company ŌURA in our sights. We were introduced to the smart, health-monitoring ring after at The Wearable Tech...

Madison Maxey, Creatively Taking Smart Fabrics Beyond The LED Dress

FashNerd.com managing editor Mano ten Napel had the pleasure of getting to know Madison Maxey over a cup coffee in Amsterdam. The Brooklyn based smart...
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...