Banks are Becoming Fashion Tech Ambassadors as Payment Wearables Popularity Surges

Payment Wearables
Imagine leaving your bank card at home, purposely. How would you pay for a cup of coffee, transportation, or dinner with friends? Well, thanks to advancing payment technology it is now possible to pay your bill with something unassuming like a keyring,...

Smartwatches That Tackle Environment, Safety and Health Issues (Designed by Kids!)

This week, the conversation on sustainability was centred around the Copenhagen Fashion Summit. The event attracts 'adults' with solutions that not only assist the fashion industry but are also beneficial to both people and the planet. The good news is that this...

Fluent in 3D Printed Wearables, Ganit Goldstein’s Introduces Shifted Craft Collection

Although this year's MET gala saw Zac Posen being hailed as a forward-thinking fashion designer paving the way in 3D printing, creatives like Ganit Goldstein have actually been fluent in 3D printed wearables for a while now. Doing more than just dabbling,...

5 Questions About E-Textiles That You’ve Been Wanting to Ask

E-textiles
It was back in 2016 when FashNerd.com managing editor Mano ten Napel had the pleasure of getting to know Madison Maxey over a cup coffee in Amsterdam. The Brooklyn based smart fabric engineer had flown to The Netherlands to speak about intelligent...

Puma Uses LQD CELL Technology To Bring Their Sneakers To Life

Sneaker companies looking to stay ahead of their competitors in the 21st century are turning to technology to help them remain relevant and at the top of their game. One of those companies is Puma who launched the LQD CELL Origin...

Crowdfunding Platforms, It’s Time For An Upgrade, Stat

Do any of you remember Ear-O-Smart? Their campaign hit the headlines back in 2016 and was covered by the likes of Forbes.com, CBC News, Wareable and the BBC. Ear-O-Smart got the kind of attention that ensured that their crowdfunding campaign got...

Intelligent Sleepwear Phyjama Promises To Give Us A Good Night’s Sleep

When it comes to staying in good health, getting enough sleep is very important because it increases mental acuity and sharpens decision-making skills. Not getting enough sleep has been reported to increase the risk of obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, coronary heart...

Waking Up With My Voice Assistant Siri

Everyone has a morning routine. About six months ago, I decided to drastically change mine due to feeling so anxious waking up each morning with all the social channels flickering with messages & updates.

Fashion School IFA Paris & Fashion Tech Company Neue Labs Bring Innovation to the Classroom

Although the merger between fashion and technology is happening now, many brands are still facing the challenge of being able to take their fashion tech project from idea to production. This is a problem that fashion tech company Neue Labs hopes to solve...

When Medical and 3D-printed Technology Connects Future Creations

When technology is used as a tool for good, we cannot help but applaud the end product. A few years ago the world was introduced to a young girl, Jordan Reeves, who was born without part of her left arm. An advocate...