Monday, February 19, 2018

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SMART FABRICS

Crew Neck Sweater Made of Thermo-Sensitive Yarn

We discovered something for the boys. It is a crew neck sweater made with double knit construction. What makes it different is the outside...
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...
Manufacturing

MICROFACTORY: The Industry is Changing, Are You?

Set against the backdrop of MUNICH FABRIC START, is MICROFACTORY. It is the brainchild of several companies who have joined forces to form an interlocking...

RETAIL TECH

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....

High Street Brand Zara Invests in Technology To Improve Customer Experience

We mentioned, not so long ago, that high street store Zara was joining the retail tech revolution. Well, it is really happening! Such a move by...

The Zozosuit, A Skin-hugging Hi-tech Bodysuit Offering Precise Measurements

The 11th richest person in Japan, according to Forbes, has introduced the ZOZOSUIT, a skin-hugging, hi-tech bodysuit designed to help shoppers get the right size. Designed...
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

Mycelium, Redefining Leather With The Power of Organic Technology

When I heard that there was a company creating materials with the power of organic technology I was intrigued. With so much innovation taking...

CSF, Reflecting & Re-enforcing Patterns of Excessive Consumption & Disconnection

A few months ago I was invited to be part of a Fashion Debates panel. Hosted by founder Olivia Pinnock,  she introduced me to...

Heisel x Taylor: Best Way to Predict the Future is to Invent it

Everyone knows who Sylvia Heisel is. The early adopter of wearable technology is one of the most recognised pioneers of Fashion Technology. She is...

WOMEN IN TECH

Victoria Geany's Landmark exhibition

Geaney’s Photobacterium Kishitanni, An Exploration of Non-Traditional Materials

Recently we were introduced to Victoria Geaney. A creative who classifies herself as a conceptual designer, Victoria explores the intersections of Fashion, Art, Science...

Futurist Karinna Nobbs on Studying the Future and Making Predictions

I think that it is exciting that as the fashion tech space shifts into overdrive it is giving birth to job titles that could...

In Her Own Words: MARTA WAYDEL [Women In Tech Series]

On the run up to Women's Day on the 8th March, we are paying homage to 7 women who have made a name for...
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...

iBackPack, Designed To Last a Lifetime

601% funded in 17 days. 43 days still to go. The iBackPack caught our attention. With the back to school promotions still going strong, we...
Helios Ring

Helios Smart Ring, Combining Health, Technology and Fashion

e-Senses is the company behind Helios. Founded by Gleb Nikeschin and Marina Nikeschina, the Dutch based company has developed a smart ring that will...

Muchaneta Kapfunde, All About The Geek Chic

FashNerd founder Muchaneta Kapfunde's drive is fuelled by her insatiable appetite for technology and her passion for fashion trends. Together with her partner Mano...
Janne Kyttanen

3D Printing Pioneer Janne Kyttänen’s New Mission

For the past fifteen years, Janne Kyttänen has dedicated his career to promoting 3D printing for the consumer market. As founder of Freedom Of Creation, his revolutionary designed...

Matt Drinkwater, Staying Ahead of the Fashion Tech Curve

Usually found on stage talking about the convergence of fashion and technology, we managed to pencil in a meeting with Matthew Drinkwater at the Department of Coffee and Social...

Air by crazybaby’s Cutting-edge Technology Brings The Sound From The Future

We all crave truly effortless technology, something that Air by crazybaby (NANO) promises to deliver. Offering an unbridled listening experience, the Air (NANO) is available in...
Internet Of Voice

When The Internet Of Things Becomes The Internet Of Voice (Part 1)

Forget the Internet of Things (IoT) - it’s a bubble. The majority of products currently claiming to be IoT devices are just the same, vertical...

Smart Assistant Alexa in Bragi’s Dash and Dash Pro is Now Live

German startup Bragi, have come a long way since their successful Kickstarter campaign, back in February 2014, gained support from 15,998 backers who pledged...

Onitsuka Tiger x Anrealage Augmented Reality Sneakers, Innovative or Gimmick?

Footwear brand Onitsuka and fashion label Anrealage have teamed up to design sneakers that can come to life. The collaboration has brought to our attention...

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....

LAUNCHED: Lyle & Scott Contactless Jacket

I wasn’t sure I heard correctly, but I did. The first contactless payment jacket has been introduced. In the UK ( and other countries like...

R&D NEWS

Energy Harvesting

Small Metallic Tab Harnesses Body Energy To Produce Power for Wearables

We have written quite a bit about different sources of energy being invented by various scientists. We investigated several energy harvesting applications like fabrics that...
Smart Textiles Wearables

Smart Textiles, Wearable Technologies and the New Industrial Revolution

The rise of smart textile wearables could mean that the industry will be worth over $130 billion by 2025. It is being strengthened by...
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...

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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