5 Companies Tackling Plastic Pollution As They Race To Make Their Products More Sustainable

If you do not know already, the global use of plastic is expected to double in the next 20 years. That isn't the most shocking fact. The jaw-dropping fact is that on a worldwide basis, only 14% of plastic is collected for recycling. 14%...

5 Smart Coats Designed to Fight Off Jack Frost And The Dreaded Wet Weather

As the weather gets colder, the summer, for many of us, is now but a distant memory, which makes it the perfect time to talk about investment coats. These are not your ordinary John Lewis coats, they are technologically (and even sustainably) designed so...

Digital Future of Fashion: 8 Startups to Watch from PI Apparel Milano 2018

If you happened to be in Milan on October 11 or 12 you would have felt the atmosphere of the fashionable future thanks to PI Apparel 2018 - the most innovative gathering of the fashion industry. Several times a year, in different locations, this trade...

Wondering What Tech-Infused​ Gift To Get Your Dad this Fathers Day?

Although it is true that when it comes to choosing a gift, it's the thought that counts, Father's Day is the perfect opportunity to say thank you to your old man with a sleek wearable device or sustainable fashion must have that...

Could these 10 Innovations Be The Best Wearable Tech Inventions of 2017?

2017 has been a busy year for established brands like Adidas and startups like LOOMIA who have been boldly embracing next-gen technology. Coming up with fantastic tech products, the FashNerd team has picked ten inventions, out of the many, that had us at "wow"...

Rewind to 2018: Top 20 Stories That Strengthened the Merger of Fashion With Technology

There is no denying that the merger of fashion with technology is gaining momentum with every passing year. 2018, was the year that we saw the strength of the partnerships between fashion brands and technology innovators grow and become key in bringing...

The Top 5 Wearable Tech Smart Coats Designed For All Seasons

Coats are no longer just a coat. The good news is that the advancement of technology has given birth to the wearable jacket, a coat that you can control. Imagine wearing a beautiful cashmere coat designed to be worn either on a chilly evening...

The $40B Shoe Industry Is Evolving Thanks To These Fashion Tech Startups

Many women go weak at the knees at the sight of a beautiful pair of heels, but did you know, according to ShopSmart, that statistically, women own 17 pairs of shoes, yet only wear 2-4 pairs on a regular basis because of comfort issues? This...

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...

Three Fashion Tech Incubators and Accelerators That We Have Our Eye On

Fashion incubators and accelerators collaborating with fashion designers is nothing new. Especially for budding fashion tech businesses. Although they overlap, there is a distinct difference between accelerators and incubators, which is the stage of startups they accept.  With many to choose from, it is encouraging...