Fashion designer Pauline van Dongen has teamed up with Skyn Condoms on a garment made from the same material used for its contraceptives.
A round-up of everything you might have missed in fashion and technology news over the past fortnight, from the impact of Pokémon Go to a project that turns Alexander McQueen’s DNA into leather goods.
The push for branded emojis continues – this time with British resortwear label, Prism, introducing a series of shareable characters to support the launch of its pre-fall 2016 collection.
The most interesting news in Burberry’s recent sales results isn’t the negative sales figures, but the fact digital growth is being driven by mobile, which now accounts for 60% of traffic to its site.
Plus size specialist Lane Bryant is linking up with Prabal Gurung next March for a limited edition line that will be launched through a series of behind-the-scenes webisodes.
Farfetch is the latest brand to jump into the Apple Music game, launching a new channel under the streaming service’s fashion header this week.
Iris van Herpen took to couture week in Paris yesterday with a collection focused on the study of cymatics; the visualisation of soundwaves into geometric patterns.
British designer Anya Hindmarch has launched PIX by Anya; an app tied to her AW16 collection focusing on pixelated digital artwork.
“Dare to be different,” was the main message from Anna Wintour, editor-in-chief of American Vogue and artistic director of Condé Nast, at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.
Alexander Wang is the latest fashion brand to collaborate with Apple, this time to launch the Apple Music Fashion channel with three curated playlists.
Zach Duane, CEO of Victoria Beckham sat down at Decoded Fashion in London yesterday to share insights on how he believes the brand has managed to gain credibility in the tough celebrity designer space and more.
Top Pitch aims to discover and co-develop prototypes that move wearable technology further into the fashion arena while retaining functionality that delivers for the user.
Andrew Robb, COO at online fashion marketplace Farfetch, took to the Millennial 20/20 Summit stage this week to talk about the role of the millennial audience on both workplace culture and social media trends.
In a continuation of its #missadventure campaign, Kate Spade New York this time tells the tale of three women who go on the perfect weekend away, only to have their plans go “comically, perfectly wrong”.
#FashMash, the global community dedicated to uniting pioneering minds from the worlds of fashion and technology, is continuing on its growth path by launching its third official event series in Dublin.
While anything new in social media normally hits New York and London fashion weeks first, taking several seasons to finally get to Milan and Paris, Snapchat seems to be bucking that trend.
The uncensored and unpredictable nature of Reddit make it a real challenge for brands, but when done well, it can drive enormous traffic to retail sites, and for the likes of Uniqlo, deliver significant conversions too.
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.
Kering chief says “waiting creates desire”, while Paris Fashion Week board suggests it’s best to stick to the status quo – are Parisian brands going to get left behind?
There’s a big shift happening around fashion week season for see-now / buy-now collections – the upshot of an industry heavily impacted by digital.
Influencers, brands and models alike have taken to Snapchat in droves this NYFW, providing the best version yet of immediate access to the shows.
Digital competency and a greater opening up of the industry through technology, was at the heart of a pre-LFW briefing delivered by Natalie Massenet.
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.
In all the discussion of shifting fashion week strategies to a more retail or consumer driven calendar, one thing less discussed has been actually facilitating and measuring the shoppable element itself. For many, being direct-to-consumer and “in-season”, means the products […]
New York designer Misha Nonoo is continuing with her alternative approach to fashion week and launching a shoppable Instagram campaign for the current spring/summer 2016 season. The images (launching Sunday) will star Nonoo herself, along with Amber Venz-Box, president and […]
A version of this post first appeared on The Telegraph. Supermodel Kendall Jenner generated 1.5 million likes in 12 hours on Instagram last week for an image of herself wearing Calvin Klein underwear. An official tie up for the brand’s […]