Wednesday, February 21, 2018

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Sensewear

Sensewear, Fusing Digital Health And Fashion

This morning I was introduced to a brand called Sensewear. They are currently doing amazing work by taking an innovative approach to managing autism. First...

5 Sustainable Fabric Innovators to Watch Out For

For quite some time the sustainable fashion community has understood the importance of reducing cotton products and recreating fabrics in a new way. For hundreds...
Munich Fabric Start Keyhouse Next Tex curated by Source Book

Munich Fabric Start’s Keyhouse Hosts Next Tex Curated By Sourcebook

Like any trade show those who attend always intend to visit all the stands, but the truth of the matter is that, it is...

RETAIL TECH

Cashless on the Catwalk, Gadgetry or Innovation?

With 1 day and 17 hours remaining before London Fashion Week begins, we are naturally buzzing with excitement to see what the designers will...

Robots Build London’s First 3D Printed Store Using Up-cycled Plastic

#SustainableLuxury’s voice has just got louder thanks to a collaboration between Ai Build and Bottletop.  Working on a project together, they have brought us the...

Does Retail Tech & Fashion Tech Go Hand in Hand?

The Fashion Week season has so far been more about being digital than Fashion Tech. We can count on one hand, maybe two, the...
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

Eccentric Youngster Jaden Smith Gives Sustainability Street Cred

Sustainability is a cause that has been gaining momentum for a while now. With well known pioneers like Sylvia Heisel, Liz Spencer, Stella McCartney leading the...

Investing in Fashion With A ‘Conscious’

We are unafraid to admit we are part of a cult, a cult that is loving H&M's Conscious Exclusive collection. It is a range that...

Who Are WEAR Sustain’s 23 Finalists?

I am sure that by now everyone has heard about a project called WEAR Sustain. Managed by a consortium of seven organisations across five...

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...

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...

Believe The Hype, VINAYA is #FashionTech That Rocks!

Yes you better believe the hype, VINAYA is #FashionTech that rocks. Led by 27 year old Kate Unsworth, VINAYA house is dedicated to developing...
Sunu Band

The Sunu Band, a Wearable Tech Device for the Visually Impaired

First announced in 2015, the Sunu band is a wearable tech device that enhances the mobility for the visually impaired. It is the first blind-accessible...

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...

Styling The SHAMMANE Smart Watch

When it comes to fashionable wearables watches for women, they are a few and far between. The ones that are out there seem to...

Republica 2015 Berlin: Meeting Lisa Lang

When FashNerd attended Re:publica 2015 in Berlin, we  had the pleasure of meeting innovative designer Lisa Lang. As I sat down next to the founder of ElektroCouture, the first thing...

Sheena Allen Breaking the Mould For Women in Tech

#MotivationMonday comes in the shape of Sheena Allen. The 26 year old Terry Mississippi native is a tech mogul-in-the-making. With a growing digital business...

Madison Maxey, Creatively Taking Smart Fabrics Beyond The LED Dress

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...
Fitness Tracker

Fitbit Reigns Supreme at Wareable Tech Awards 2017

Last night we attended the Wareable Tech Awards 2017 in association with Currys PC World. The invite-only event took place at Shoreditch Town Hall, London,...

Video: Apple’s New AirPods Ad Will Get You Moving

Last year, in September 2016, Apple announced that they would release their latest consumer hearable tech innovation known as AirPods. When they did not meet...

The Doppler Effect What We Built and The Legacy We Will Leave Behind

When I joined Hearables maker Doppler Labs over two years ago, I knew I was about to embark on one of the most important...

H&M x Kenzo’s Vibrant Spirit Tech Styled

The powers-that-be at H&M definitely have their finger on the pulse of what is going. For a while now they have been successfully making...

Revolutionary Condom Brand Collabs With Pauline van Dongen

Dutch designer Pauline van Dongen has collaborated with Skyn, a brand known for revolutionizing the condom industry with their ultra-soft and thin polyisoprene material. Together...

Eccentric Youngster Jaden Smith Gives Sustainability Street Cred

Sustainability is a cause that has been gaining momentum for a while now. With well known pioneers like Sylvia Heisel, Liz Spencer, Stella McCartney leading the...

R&D NEWS

Are Digital Tattoos Destined To Replace Bulky Wearables?

Last year we wrote an article about the future role smart temporary tattoos could play in fashion, health and sports. With convenience recognised as one...
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...
Wearables

These “Skin Electronics” Can Transmit Biometrics to the Cloud

With the rate of enhancements in the field of wearable tech growing, in particular with touch sensing and stretchy bio skin technology, we've got some...

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...

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