TwentyFour15 is a line of app-connected, fibre optic, colour-changing apparel – a fashion brand for the digital generation with technology in its DNA.
It’s not often a conversation about optical illusions and visual science sits at the heart of a London Fashion Week event, but so was the case at the Body Optix by Lee Jeans launch.
In the new space race, the apparel we set out in to explore our solar system is becoming a genuine branding opportunity for the fashion industry, rather that just a source of inspiration.
Gareth Pugh has created a digital experience to celebrate the launch of his costumes for the Opera Antigona, which opened at Staatstheater Kassel, Germany on June 10.
London-born nail art boutique, WAH Nails, is offering customers a VR experience in its new Soho salon in a push to engage even further with its hip millennial and Gen-Z audience.
Reebok has reimagined US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s infamous pantsuit using its high-tech performance materials ahead of the final presidential debate tonight.
The next generation of designers will be the ones who bring wearable technology to the fore, writes Tito Chowdhury of FashioNXT, but we have work to do to help get them there.
Meet Fashbot, a life-sized robot that took to London Technology Week this week to showcase numerous famous fashion designs in hand-drawn form.
The fifth annual edition of Arizona State University’s Emerge festival will focus on The Future of Sport in 2040, with 10 designers creating unique looks imagining what performance-wear will be able to do.
Siemens Home Appliances UK has launched a new film in its series around the future of the fashion industry; this time featuring wearable technology firm, CuteCircuit.
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.
Gucci took to Snapchat to reveal details of its collaboration with street artist GucciGhost, aka Trouble Andrew, ahead of its #MFW show, where pieces featuring the graffiti work included skirts, bags and jackets.
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.
If you thought smart glasses began and ended with Google Glass, you’re mistaken. At least according to the wearable tech analysts at Juniper Research. They’ve launched a new report that says shipments will top 12m by 2020, with a growth […]
As far as functionality goes, wearable technology that offers the ability to make payments is trending. Henry Holland launched a NFC-enabled ring in partnership with Visa; Rihanna’s favourite designer Adam Selman teamed up with MasterCard on a dress, gloves, earrings […]
There’s something quite magical about an item that changes colour when held in your hands – a combination of awe and wonder harking back to science experiments we were all tasked with exploring as children. If only you could bottle […]
Macy’s has opened a new juniors floor on the lower level of its flagship Herald Square location in New York City, with numerous tech features including a selfie wall and Levi’s customisation station installed. Called One Below, the 53,000 square-foot […]
A version of this post first appeared on Fashionista.com Spending on wearable technology is expected to reach $53 billion worldwide by 2019, according to Juniper Research. Sound a bit surprising? Rightly so. At the moment, the wearable tech on the […]
Fashion still isn’t the first thing that springs to mind when thinking about the realistic potential of 3-D printing at this stage, but a student from Tel Aviv has taken a punt at proving that wrong. Danit Peleg’s graduate collection […]
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 […]
Are selfies now impacting our spending habits? Perhaps that goes without saying on the basis of wanting to look good, but new research from TK Maxx in the UK, also shows the population is buying more in a bid to […]
A round-up of the latest stories to know about surrounding all things fashion and tech… The wearables road ahead: a race to the bottom? [TechCrunch] Net-a-Porter, Yoox merger creates online fashion powerhouse [WGSN.com/blogs] You can now pay your friends through […]
This post first appeared on WGSN.com/blogs Something innovative tied to fashion week was, for once, truly applicable to the everyday consumer at Somerset House yesterday. River Island unveiled a virtual reality film created with designer Jean-Pierre Braganza using Google Cardboard. […]
We love us some stats. Here’s a great list released by the British Fashion Council ahead of the start of London Fashion Week tomorrow: £46bn total contribution from the UK fashion industry (including indirect support for supply chain industries and […]
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 […]
British footwear designer Nicholas Kirkwood has recently launched his social media presence, kickstarting with a focus on Instagram and YouTube, and anchoring it with a short film called Arcs of Orbit. The move comes hot off the heels of LVMH […]
Google Glass opened its first physical location in London this summer, an industrial loft space in the newly renovated Granary Building near Kings Cross. Hot on the heels of setups also launched in San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York, […]
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 […]
It’s somewhat hard to imagine the scene in Cupertino earlier this week – savvy tech journalists alongside a bevy of Apple employees, a handful of celebs and some of the world’s most-established fashion editors. Like a who’s who of Angela […]