Lady Gaga | Iris van Herpen

Iris van Herpen is no stranger to celebrities. They all line up to wear her amazing creations. One of her fans is Lady Gaga. She has been papped wearing the Dutch designers haute couture pieces as far back as 2011. This time around the singer was...

Sony Combining Audiology With Illumination

Altering the atmosphere around you with light and sound has been an option for some years now. Sony had the bright idea of combining Audiology with Illumination with their LED lightbulb bluetooth speaker. This new lifestyle tech shouldn't come as a complete surprise because...

Why Women Probably Need a Cellular Apple Watch More Than Men

Apple Watch Woman
Apple announced Series 2 of the Apple Watch last week. It’s a solid upgrade, adding GPS, waterproofing, and much faster speeds. One thing it didn’t include was a cellular chip. This means that in order to access the internet, the Watch is still dependent...

Could Emglare’s Smart Clothing With Wireless Charging Make Wearables Redundant?

Emglare is a smart clothing brand that might have the kind of embedded sensors that could make wearables redundant. Designed with the ability to monitor ECG and heartbeat, the garments have the ability to directly communicate with the mobile phone application, which brings an...

Future Prosperity Of Bangladesh Unlocked As Fashionology Summit 2018 Leads The Way

Fashion Tech
This week, Bangladesh arrived on the fashion tech scene. Fashionably late, they held their first ever Fashionology Summit in Dhaka and managed to kickstart much-needed conversations on innovative technology-driven apparel and successful manufacturing. Already building a community made up of industry leaders and innovators,...

Should London be Hailed As Capital For Fashion & Tech?

It was only a mere few days ago when Natalie Massenet, who accepted her Damehood at Buckingham Palace this week, was quoted describing London as a world "capital for fashion and technology". On hearing this I thought, is it? Sure, London should definitely get 5 stars for...

Blade Runner 2049, Will Hyperfuturistic Fashion Speak Fashion Tech?

Who has watched Ridley Scott's 1982 Blade Runner? I, a closet science fiction fan, have. I first watched it in the early 90s and I remember how it represented a world that seemed a lifetime away. This time around, I cannot shake the feeling that...

H&M Announces ‘First Ever’ Retail Tech Innovation at Fashion Tech Talks

Today, at Fashion Tech Talks in Stockholm, Sweden, H&M showcased new cutting-edge technology features like the H&M Home voice stylist, an app developed by the H&M Group in collaboration with Google. Available in selected markets – H&M Home voice stylist is currently one of the first voice applications...

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...

KEYNOTE: Taking a Closer Look at the Evolution of Fashion Tech

#FASHIONTECH Berlin, currently in its fourth round at Berlin’s Fashion Week, has gained a reputation for being quite topical in their combination of fashion design and technology. So I was quite pleased when I was asked to talk about Fashion and Technology, The New...