How Technology can Adapt to Shifting Consumer Needs with Centralised Data

The way consumers behave has shifted almost beyond recognition in the last few years. Since the pandemic, there have been further indications that the change could be permanent. We have seen fashion businesses that were already operating on a technology-first basis adapting...

Three Emerging Technologies Laying The Foundation For A More Sustainable Future

It is no secret that how fashion does business is profoundly impacting climate change in the world's environment. The good news is that the industry is finally waking up to emerging technology solutions designed to lay the foundation for a more sustainable...

Hermès x MycoWorks Sylvania, a New Gen Hybrid of Nature and Biotechnology

On a quest for fashion tech excellence, Hermès and MycoWorks have created, together, a material that brags the highest standards of quality. The collaboration, which started three years ago, has introduced Sylvania, a new material hybrid of nature and biotechnology. The patented...

Renoon, Born global, Fully digital & Bringing Supply + Demand Together in One Place

Amsterdam based startup Renoon's retail tech solution is proving not to be just another online shopping tool. Described as "revolutionary", Renoon is an app designed to empower you to buy according to your style and sustainability values. Driven to...

If You Could Change Your Body As Easily As You Would Your Clothes, Would You?

Can you imagine rewriting what has always been? That we are born, we grow up, we age, and then we die. Well, thanks to technological disruption, like implants and robotics, innovators are not only exploring what it means to be human, they...

The House of Alexander McQueen’s MCQ Places Its Bet on Blockchain

Partnering up with Everledger, the blockchain platform that brings provenance to luxury goods, MCQ, a fashion collective from Alexander McQueen's House, is placing its bet on blockchain technology. Hoping to give their items a longer life cycle, MCQ has already confirmed that the Blockchain...

Fight Depression, Anxiety, or Stress With These 5 Wearable Gadgets

Business Insider writer Anthony L. Fisher once wrote: "Depression is the wolf at the door. Coronavirus made it a roommate". No truer words have been spoken, especially in a time where experts are warning that a sizable minority could be left with...

NOVA’s Pearl Audio Earrings, Revolutionising the Audio Industry with Hidden Technology

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 off to...

The Key Takeaway’s From The State of Retail for Independents

As the industry continues to be in a not “business as usual” mode, LDC has begun to host regular online webinar discussions. The next one is Lone Design Club presents The State of Retail for Independents. The two-part panel discussion aims to...

Mapping Fashion Tech: A Global Outlook

Even though the pandemic-induced shocks are still reverberating through the industry, technology has become the constant, continually opening new doors to industry innovations. It has helped fashion businesses stay in business as all industries continue to battle through the unpredictable pandemic. Forced...