Burberry partnered with Mr. Bags for an exclusive online WeChat shop launch of its leather DK88 handbag, which was also released in the United States just one day after the Met Gala.
A round-up of everything you might have missed in relevant fashion business, digital comms and tech industry news, including the store of the future.
Rebecca Minkoff is continuing on her tech-enabled journey, this time introducing smart tags to handbags in order to offer consumers access to exclusive content and experiences.
British accessories designer Emma J Shipley, known for her colourful graphic illustrations, has launched Scarfi, an augmented reality app that allows customers to virtually try on and purchase her silk scarves.
When we think of wearable technology, the first thing to spring to mind is smart watches and fitness trackers, but strictly speaking it stretches far earlier and more primitively than that.
As models walked the runway at Paris Fashion Week, a visual projection showcased their stress levels via biofeedback sent from the connected accessories they were wearing.
Ugg has become the latest brand to launch a custom Snapchat lens, animating a tumble of autumnal leaves and mini boots when the user opens their mouth.
It’s not impossible Snapchat is going to start making technology products that we can actually touch and wear. Or that’s certainly the hint from some of its recent hires.
Fitbit is upping its stakes in the fashion game, and teaming up with hot New York design duo, Public School, is front and centre in that strategy.
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Trawling the halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center during CES is the equivalent of perusing 38 football fields of shoulder-to-shoulder booths featuring endless displays of new technology. The great news about the internet: you don’t have to actually do […]
Last year’s list of the 100 most innovative companies, according to Forbes, saw French luxury brand Hermès sitting at number 13. Though it dropped to 22 in 2015, it can still be credited as a leader in creating desire coupled […]
If the new Hermès Apple Watch is a little out of price range, but you’re after something more than the standard fitness band to fulfill your wearable tech gift giving quest this holiday, look no further… In honour of those thinking about fashion […]
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What you see in the pictures here is a Rolex Submariner watch made at 300% scale using a 3D printer. Everything but the Perspex face and the battery-powered clock mechanism of it were achieved with 3D filament, a tube of […]
This piece first appeared on The Telegraph Every year Rachel Arthur, a technology and fashion writer, makes a pilgrimage to Las Vegas in the hope that the technology industry will have finally produced some stunning wearables to show off at […]
This post first appeared on WGSN.com/blogs Unit sales of smart watches are expected to grow 358% year-on-year in 2015, according to the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA). The introduction of the Apple Watch as well as continuing uptake of other similar […]
“Shake it baby!” reads the tagline for the latest video from Hermès, which cleverly showcases product through the guise of a playful and engaging piece of content. The French luxury house is increasingly becoming known for its focus on this […]
There are two pretty simple rules for wearable tech to be successful in my mind, 1) does it look good, and 2) does it do something the intended user actually cares about. For quite some time, the majority of solutions […]
Fashion and technology – two unlikely bedfellows that have been gaining increasing column inches of late thanks to the rise of branded wearables. So far, however, the results have been relatively unsuccessful from a style perspective at least. The problem, says musician and […]
Hermès has launched a pop-up e-store dedicated to its silk squares, shawls, twills, scarves and stoles. Illustrated in quirky Hermès style by Pierre Marie, Lamaisondescarrés.com is set to look like a grand house with an intricate interior and a diverse […]
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Avid fashion blog followers may have noticed several high-calibre bloggers have simultaneously started wearing and drawing attention to Tod’s footwear of late. This is not down to coincidence – earlier this month the quintessential Italian brand launched a social influencer campaign […]
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In case you hadn’t heard enough about Jennifer Lawrence this week, here now is a video from the behind-the-scenes of her debut Miss Dior handbag ad. Shot by Willy Vanderperre, it shows the new Oscar-winning actress posing for the spring/summer […]