TYR, A Brand Synonymous With Athletes, Unveils State-of-the-art Technical Swimsuit

TYR Sport unveiled, in Laguna Beach, CA, the launch of TYR Venzo™, a swimsuit that redefines performance in the water. With the help of Olympic athletes Katie Ledecky, Ryan Lochte, Simone Manuel and Matt Grevers, who have been involved in every stage of development,...

The Wardrobe of the Future, Designed to Further Strengthen Fashion’s Merger With Technology

At the beginning of the month, we announced our partnership with Munich Fabric Start. We decided to collaborate on a concept that focused on creating a The Wardrobe of the Future for the KEYHOUSE, which is a fashion tech space launched 30th August 2016. The Wardrobe...

Vollebak On Pushing Graphene Tech And Building Clothes That No-one Will

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The existence of Graphene was first theorised in the 1940s, but it wasn’t until 2004 when two maverick scientists, Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov, were able to isolate and test it. As technology continues to advance, Graphene textile technology is emerging as the new...

Scientists, Artists and Designers’ Exploration of Powering Up Our Wearables

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Technology has come a long way when it comes to small and flexible batteries and new protocols like Bluetooth Low Energy. As new technologies continue to be developed, a new generation of batteries to power them is emerging, resulting in wearables becoming more efficient,...

Fashion Tech: IoClothes Founder Ben Cooper Launches “30 in 30” Free Video Series

A great way to start a relationship is by giving. It is an understanding that paves the way when you are building a community and are looking for growth that makes a difference. With the inevitable expansion of the wearable tech and smart textile...

Circular Systems, A Clean-tech New Materials Company Making Waves In Sustainability

For the last couple of years, it seems like there is always something new and exciting happening in the material space. Right now innovators are finding different ways to transform and make use of food byproducts, like Orange Fiber. Last week we had the pleasure of...

5 Sustainable Textile Startups Embracing Radical Innovation To Create the Future Of Fabrics Today

We have written a lot about smart textiles. I have even given keynotes at various events on the topic. Therefore it is no secret that this is an area that is evolving. Whether it is finding a solution in the byproducts of the food...

ChroMorphous Technology Changes The Colour or Pattern of Fabric Through a Smartphone

With smart textiles market predicted to be worth 4.72 Billion USD by 2020, we were happy to hear that there has been another exciting step in its evolution, the introduction of ChroMorphous. Developed by a team of UCF scientists from the College of Optics...

As The Growth of Connected Clothing Continues, Where Is The Wearables Industry Headed?

If you think that smart clothing will have its five minutes before disappearing into obscurity, then you are sadly mistaken. A new study from Juniper Research has found that the wearables market has begun to shift away from wrist-based devices such as smartwatches and fitness...

Voice Activated Heated Mercury Jacket Takes A Scientific Approach to Design

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Every time a startup surpasses their goal, an angel gets its wings? Well not exactly, but it does receive an impressive amount of press coverage. The latest Kickstarter wonder kid is Ministry of Supply. Of their original goal, which was €58,560, they have, with the help of 1,013 backers, already...