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...

When FashNerd Met Nikoletta Szirmay

Nikoletta Szirmay, the co-founder of the Tago Arc bracelet
The Tago Arc bracelet launched its campaign on Indiegogo in February 2015. It was an explosive success that saw the project reach its funding goal within its first day. With such success on the horizon, we wanted to know more about a woman who is making...

Getting To Know Kristina Dimitrova

We were excited when Kristina Dimitrova accepted our invitation to be interviewed for FashNerd's  Q&A. As founder/CEO of Interlaced we looked forward to hearing what she had to share with us and our readers. Tell us a little bit about your brand? INTERLACED is a company dedicated to...

Scott Amyx: Fashion Comes First & Technology Should Be Following

Scott Amyx Interview
It was around the same time that we started FashNerd.com that I came across Scott Amyx. Based in the San Francisco Bay area, Amyx is founder and CEO of Amyx+ and managing partner at Venture1st. As a futurist and thought leader in the Wearables and...

Muchaneta Kapfunde, All About The Geek Chic

FashNerd founder Muchaneta Kapfunde's drive is fuelled by her insatiable appetite for technology and her passion for fashion trends. Together with her partner Mano ten Napel, she unashamedly lives and breathes FashNerd.com. As editor in chief, she continues to grow FashNerd.com into the go-to web...

NYFW: Sylvia Heisel on Sustainability, Functionality and Wearability

Sylvia Heisel
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 Heisel.  The early adopter of wearable technology is not about the trends, instead she is all about the movement of combining sustainability, functionality and...

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, we are confident that it is going to be a day of education and being inspired by  all aspects of...

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 fabric engineer had flown to The Netherlands to speak about smart textiles at The Next Web. On meeting her, Mano later...

Sheena Allen Breaking the Mould For Women in Tech

#MotivationMonday comes in the shape of Sheena Allen. The 26 year old Terry Mississippi native is a tech mogul-in-the-making. With a growing digital business based in Austin Texas, Allen is breaking the mould as a successful woman in tech. She is proving that there is no...

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 show.  Designed to suit both women and men, we found ourselves drawn to the consumer tech company's handsome piece of...