Monday, February 19, 2018

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SMART FABRICS

The Future of Smart Clothing According to Datacube

With so much going on in the world of smart wearables and e-textiles the idea of creating smart clothing is no longer science fiction....
Smart Fabrics

Smart Fabrics Technology, Don’t Believe The Hype (Just Yet)

Earlier this year, at the Wearable Technology Show in London, I met Jan Zimmermann, head of textile innovation with Swiss textile company Forster Rohner. Part...

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,...

RETAIL TECH

Pilot Project Brings IBM, Tommy Hilfiger and The Fashion Institute of Technology Together

Designers and fashion houses usually start conceptualizing and designing products for the new season six months to one year prior to the actual selling...

LOOMIA’s Groundbreaking Blockchain Technology Adopted by Traditional L.L.Bean

I would never have thought that a 100-year-old traditional company like L.L.Bean had it in them to ever give blockchain technology a look in....

Tim Cook: “I don’t think there is any sector or industry that will...

In a sit-down interview with Lauren Indvik, Tim Cook talked about a future of convenience, where shopping is shaped by the world of augmented reality...
Wearables

kate spade’s New Touchscreen SmartWatch, Designed For The Fashion Forward

The kate spade brand can easily be described as, versatile, multi-functional and playful. A firm favourite among the fashion tribe, the label has been...

SUSTAINABILITY

BFC’s Positive Fashion Initiative Takes Action For A Greener Future

Fashion just got serious. The British Fashion Council, Dame Vivienne Westwood and the Mayor of London have joined forces in a campaign to bring...

How An Innovation Accelerator Program Is Empowering Imagination In The Most Sustainable Manner

Aiming to fast-track sustainable innovation within the luxury and apparel industries, Fashion For Good, Plug and Play and Kering, a company known for its ensemble...

Are Avani’s Cassava-Based Eco Bags the Perfect Solution?

We all know that plastic has become an issue, especially when it comes to the affect that it has on ocean life. Trying to...

WOMEN IN TECH

Getting To Know Kristina Dimitrova

We were excited when Kristina Dimitrova accepted our invitation to be interviewed for FashNerd's  Q&A. As founder/CEO of Interlaced we looked forward to hearing what she...
Jasna Rok

Jasna Rok, Future-Proofing And Challenging The Fashion Tech Industry.

We find ourselves having a fashion tech crush on the brilliant and talented Jasna Rok, who recently exhibited at #FASHIONTECH Berlin. Drawn to her pioneering work,...

Textile Technologist Marte Hentschel on Balancing Tradition With Digitisation

FashNerd’s “I Want That Job” series continues. Last week it was Futurist Karinna Nobbs, this week it is Textile Technology lecturer Marte Hentschel. We first met Marte,...

A ‘Eureka Moment’ Known As Stryda

If you are looking for a fashionable brand to invest in we recommend Australian active wear brand Stryda. The stylish leggings have kicked up a...

Click Some Style on Your Kicks

My favorite word of 2015, merges Sneaker and Technology to make SneakerTech. It is a tech development that gives you the space to click...
SPIRITUS Activewear

S P I R I T U S Flawless Fusion of Technology and Fashion...

It is no big secret that there is a lot going on in the sportswear industry. More and more brands have started to successfully...

Kuben Edwards, Stylish Eco Conscious Warrior

As the demand for Fast Fashion slows down, the way forward is all about Sustainable fashion. More than a trend, and all about changing the...

The Cool, Calm & Collected Aleksandr Bernhard

This week we have the pleasure of being in the company of the confident and driven Aleksandr Bernhard. Founder of exclusive luxury brand Christophe...

Wilmink’s WiseWear, Definitely Not Tech for Tech’s Sake

A few weeks ago we had a very interesting conversation with the founder of WiseWear, Gerald J. Wilmink. The three of us, Jerry, Mano...

Will The New iPhone 7 Come With Hearables?

As Apple sends out invites for their next Apple Event taking place in Cupertino at its campus on 21st March 2016, we are again left wondering...

Meet Sony’s Xperia Ear, Hearables As a Personal Assistant

It was around the 9th of February that Twitter leak superstar Evan Blass, a 'mobile editorialist' at VentureBeat leaked the news that Sony was planning...
New Smart Glove Turns Sign Language Into Text and Speech

New Smart Glove Turns Sign Language Into Text and Speech

For those who are hard of hearing, products such as MotionSavvy, founded by a team of students from Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute...

The Parallax Dress, Merging New Intelligent Technology With Evolutionary Behavior

Voronoi Pendant, Jellyfish skirt, Monitor Dress, Symbiosis Dress and now the Parallax dress, Berlin-based creative technologist, Lina Wassong, has been keeping us on our...

INTEL, The Belle Of Fashion Week

It seems that Intel has been successfully making a name for itself this season. All that schmoozing has resulted in attention grabbing collaborations with quite a few fashion...

The Power Is Still In Collaborations, And Here Is Why

This season, Intel has been kind of quiet. We have not heard much of anything. With fashion tech collaborations a little on the thin...

R&D NEWS

Temp Tech Tattoo

Temporary Tech Tattoos, When Function Trumps Fashion

Getting inked can be viewed as a form of expression. For some, adorning a tattoo is a fashion statement, for others it is a...

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,...

Twistron Yarnology Generates Power When Stretched

There is no denying it, a lot of innovation is taking place in the field of smart textiles. That is why we were super...

FASHNERD CONTRIBUTORS

MFS2018: Connecting Innovators and Industries

While at Munich Fabric Start, I had the opportunity to conversate with various people and I noticed a common theme, the lack of communication...

Why The Fashion Industry Needs To Get More Artificial

The past few years of technological advances have led us on a collision course – a merging of couture and computing. The industry has...
Blockchain

Could Blockchain Be The New Internet?

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...