New Digital Fabric Printing Brings Technology and Fashion Together

Dedicated to connecting digital fabric printing technology and solutions to fashion designers and entrepreneurs, global technology company Epson has introduced a new microsite designed to bring "Epson Brings Technology & Fashion Together". The new site provides clothing designers with an informative digital fabric printing destination. The...

Artificial Intelligence, The “Brain Power” Behind Next Generation Smart Textiles

I decided to give a keynote on the merger of Artificial Intelligence with textiles because I believe that A.I. is capable of creating the next wonder material. With the rise of smart textiles creating a fourth industrial revolution for the textiles and fashion industry,...

Exploring the Next Wave Of Smart Garments

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The term 'Smart Garments' might sound shiny and new to the current crop of fashion creatives, but the truth of the matter is that the merger of textile and technology has been operating under the radar in the B2B world for quite some time...

Fully Charged And Ready To Go, Ralph Lauren Arms Team USA With Tech Jackets

If you cast your mind back to the Rio Olympics, big brands like Nike, Adidas and Under Armour, were not being shy about putting their best tech foot forward. Scaling technology to deliver greater performance and innovation, we all remember how Nike hit the headlines with Nike...

VitroLabs, Slaughter-free Luxury Textiles Designed to Make A Sustainable Impact

In 2018 we plan to keep our eye on the out-of-this-world innovations coming out of VitroLabs. Why you might ask. Well they are currently developing an advanced 3D skin model to create luxury quality lab-grown leather for use in fashion and interiors. The US-based company has been...

Suzanne Lee’s Biofabricate, Growing A Better Future

We are big fans of Suzanne Lee. She is the material designing superstar who has brought our attention to components made out of yeast, algae, animal cells and bacteria. Founder of Biofabricate, an organization dedicated to finding naturally-sourced materials, Lee is also chief creative officer for...

Could Blockchain Be The New Internet?

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NEW YORK CITY—On a recent Thursday evening, I ascended a metal staircase at Galvanize, a sleek event space on the western fringes of Manhattan’s epically trendy SoHo neighbourhood, and joined a crowd of my fellow New Yorkers. People stood in knots, sipping wine from...

The Smart Textiles Timeline, 1600- 2016

For some of us the words 'smart fabrics, 'smart textiles' and 'e-textiles' are still shiny and new, although pioneers have been innovating within the textile industry for a while now. The merger of fashion with technology is held up by the makers and designers...

Swedish Stockings, A Sustainable Hosiery Brand for the Modern, Conscious Woman

Each year, two billion pairs of tights are produced, worn a few times and then discarded. This is a fact that unfortunately contributes to the textile industry being recognised as the second most polluting industry in the world. Trying to solve this issue is Swedish...

Introducing A New Kind Of Intelligent Fabric That Stores Data Like A Hard Disk

Researchers in the Allen School’s Networks & Mobile Systems Lab have come up with a smart fabric that can be used to store passcodes, keys, and other such information. It is a new kind of textile that does not require forms of power or...