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Smart glasses: Finally ready for take-off?

Feb 04, 2016No Comments207 Views

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

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ICYMI: Topshop releases cute contactless pa...

Nov 23, 2015No Comments668 Views

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

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Material science hits Selfridges with The U...

Nov 11, 20152 Comments826 Views

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

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IN PICTURES: Macy’s new “One Below” j...

Oct 19, 2015No Comments761 Views

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

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Six things your clothes will be able to do ...

Sep 29, 2015No Comments834 Views

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

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Fashion student 3-D prints her whole collec...

Jul 23, 2015No Comments882 Views

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

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This designer 3D printed a Rolex watch and ...

Apr 24, 2015No Comments1294 Views

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

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Social media-proofing our wardrobes is a re...

Apr 22, 2015No Comments994 Views

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

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Digital snippets: wearables, Net-a-Porter a...

Apr 01, 2015No Comments1275 Views

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]

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Virtual reality hits #LFW, River Island sho...

Feb 24, 20152 Comments1639 Views

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.

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#LFW in numbers: 35 stats to know now

Feb 19, 2015No Comments1050 Views

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

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Smart watches to lead wearables growth in 2...

Jan 08, 2015No Comments1153 Views

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

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Nicholas Kirkwood on his social media arriv...

Nov 18, 2014No Comments1173 Views

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

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Exclusive interview: Cooper Gill, space and...

Nov 12, 2014No Comments1181 Views

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

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Will.i.am enlists Zaha Hadid in design coll...

Oct 18, 2014No Comments870 Views

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

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How the fashion press critiqued the all-new...

Sep 11, 2014No Comments814 Views

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

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Diesel next fashion week brand to jump into...

Sep 09, 20141 Comment1392 Views

Diesel Black Gold has announced a wearable tech partnership with Samsung in time for its New York Fashion Week show today at 1pm EST, in

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Lyst’s ‘big data’ visualised in proje...

Aug 13, 20143 Comments3350 Views

With an inventory of over one million items from more than 9,000 global fashion designers and retail stores, not to mention a solid group of actively purchasing

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Tod’s aims to rejuvenate iconic Gommino s...

Jun 15, 20141 Comment3247 Views

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

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Why Google’s partnership with DVF and...

Jun 03, 2014No Comments1647 Views

The big news in the fashion and tech space today, was of course the announcement of Diane von Furstenberg’s new Google Glass frames. The New

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The ugliest wearable technology is arguably...

Apr 30, 2014No Comments5387 Views

“Why is wearable technology so damn ugly?” I asked in a piece I wrote for The Telegraph post-CES in January. Now I’m speaking about it

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Courage underpins beautiful new Lacoste cam...

Feb 07, 2014No Comments925 Views

#LiveBeautifully seems an apt hashtag for the latest ad from Lacoste. Created to support the brand’s “Life is a Beautiful Sport” campaign, it’s an arresting 60-second

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Fashion names star in Apple Mac’s 30-...

Feb 05, 20141 Comment2314 Views

  Dutch fashion designer Iris van Herpen is one of several fashion creatives to star in a new ad from Apple, a spot filmed using

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Why is wearable technology so damn ugly?

Jan 14, 20141 Comment1046 Views

This piece first appeared on The Telegraph Rachel Arthur, a fashion business reporter, was dismayed by the wearable technology on offer at CES last week.

More detail on what the Opening Ceremony x ...

Jan 10, 2014No Comments1208 Views

While the exact details of Intel’s new smart bracelet, created in partnership with Opening Ceremony and carried by Barneys New York, are yet to be determined,

Wearables key message at CES, Intel leads f...

Jan 07, 20141 Comment879 Views

If there’s one key theme at this year’s CES in Las Vegas, it’s wearables. Smart watches, fitness wristbands, earbuds, the works. Functionality is being heavily

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2013: a designer meets digital year in revi...

Dec 23, 20131 Comment1854 Views

What a busy year it’s been… From 3D printing taking its first trip down the New York Fashion Week catwalk, to the launch of Vine

SHOWstudio captured and remixed the sound o...

Nov 17, 2013No Comments625 Views

I’m somewhat obsessed with the idea of the fashion industry working out how to nail audio branding. I’m not talking about just straight up music

Vogue promotes new iPhone 5C as major fashi...

Oct 17, 20131 Comment2164 Views

Vogue is continuing its focus on tech with a series of online editorial shots this week dedicated to the new iPhone 5C. Titled “How About

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Key fashion week trend: social media qualit...

Oct 16, 2013No Comments901 Views

There’s a lot to be said for the level of quality our industry is producing over social media these days, and rightly so for a