“Fast Fashion is Dead. Long Live Tech Fashion”, says Antwerp Industry Insiders

Our clothes say something about us: who we are, what we find important, what we like doing. Most people think that they are opting for hyper uniqueness that makes a statement, but the truth of the matter is that fast fashion...

Budapest Fashion & Tech Summit: On A Mission To Be Central Europe’s Fashion Innovation Hub

A couple of months ago, I heard from Anita Forintos- Szűcs. After she introduced herself as the deputy of CEO and Head of Fashion of Hungarian Fashion and Design Agency, she confided that she (and her team) were on a mission to...

Key Takeaways from the British Fashion Council Star-Studded Event

The British Fashion Council (BFC) held a star-studded event that saw the likes of Edward Enninful OBE, Editor in Chief, British Vogue and Gwyneth Paltrow, CEO & Founder of Goop in attendance. The two-day event was centred around ‘Investing in the future’....

5 Speakers Fluent In Fashion Tech You Can’t ​Mis​​s At Wear It 2019

Already in its 6th year, Wear It Innovation Summit, a conference and platform for professionals in the wearable technology business, has an impressive lineup of fashion tech speakers for their 2019 edition. Exploring the technology of tomorrow, founder Thomas Gnahm has invited...

ZyseMe & H&M Collaborate To Bring The Future of Personalisation To The Forefront

We recently were given some exciting news by Anita Heiberg from ZyseMe. She is someone we consider a friend in the business, we first met her Munich Fabric Start a few seasons ago. It was while we bonded over the Wardrobe of...

3 Events Leading The Tech Conversation in AI, Data Science, Sustainability & Inclusivity

As May comes to an end, it looks like June is shaping up to be the month of must-attend tech events leading the conversation in designing and scaling tech business. Here are 3 events in 3 different cities that we recommend you...

Copenhagen Fashion Summit 2019: Avery Dennison Proposes Next Generation Sustainable Materials

Although Sustainability is a vast and complex issue, the Copenhagen Fashion Summit's objective is to mobilise the global fashion system to change the way we produce, market and consume fashion. Among the many companies offering solutions this season was Avery Dennison. A...

Wired to Wear Exhibition: The Future of Wearable Technology Comes To Chicago

Last week we heard a whisper that the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago (MSI) had opened an exhibition dedicated to the future of wearable technology. Taking place in 8,000 square foot space, 'Wired to Wear' allows attendees to experience cutting edge...

DeFINE x Borås Ink: Ramping Up Fashion Innovation Swedish Style

Exploring the fast-moving fashion tech scene, the DeFINE Info Day at Boras successfully brought the world of emerging fashion technology to those attending the one-day event. Taking place at the Textile Fashion Center, the event not only lured in the crowd with...

Simon Hjelte on Encouraging Fashion Tech Innovation & Growth in Sweden

We are currently on a FashNerd.com road trip to Sweden to explore how Swedish the fashion industry is utilising technology. On our agenda was Simon Hjelte, the man behind Borås Ink, an incubator that has been attracting disruptive entrepreneurs since 2010 and today's...