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John Lewis returns with JLAB start-up conte...

Mar 25, 2015No Comments270 Views

It was a start-up based on beacons that won John Lewis’ inaugural JLAB tech accelerator programme last year, now the department store is turning to

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#SXSW musings: is Tinder the next marketing...

Mar 17, 2015No Comments403 Views

You might remember Gap launched a micro-series on Instagram for the spring season. Tied to that for Valentine’s Day was a campaign on dating app

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No surprise: wearables are trending at #SXS...

Mar 13, 2015No Comments538 Views

It’s impossible to miss the theme of wearables at SXSW in Austin this week, if only for the fact the Adobe-sponsored tote bags given to

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Digital snippets: Apple, Michael Kors, Chia...

Mar 02, 2015No Comments461 Views

A round-up of the latest stories to know about surrounding all things fashion and tech… Apple runs first watch ads: 12 pages in Vogue [AdAge]

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

Feb 24, 2015No Comments496 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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British brands enabling fans to shop real-t...

Feb 18, 2015No Comments865 Views

This post first appeared on Forbes.com Despite fashion week being all about what clothes we’re going to wear next season, brands including Hunter Original and Topshop will

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Virtual reality’s quiet presence at #NYFW

Feb 16, 2015No Comments754 Views

The promise of virtual reality seems to have hit New York Fashion Week, albeit it in a very quiet, non-obtrusive way. Placed subtly at the

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Digital snippets: eBay, Westfield, Harrods,...

Jan 19, 2015No Comments645 Views

A round-up of the latest stories to know about surrounding all things fashion and tech… eBay unveils retail platform: all about omni [WWD] Kevin McKenzie,

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Neiman Marcus trials smart memory mirror ...

Jan 15, 2015No Comments887 Views

You might remember the Intel MemoMi mirror from the NRF Big Show in 2014 – a smart device for the fitting room that captures 10-second

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CES 2015: Wearable technology was the bigge...

Jan 12, 2015No Comments432 Views

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

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Smart watches to lead wearables growth in 2...

Jan 08, 2015No Comments466 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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Digital snippets: Bloomingdale’s, Ban...

Dec 22, 2014No Comments879 Views

A round-up of the latest stories to know about surrounding all things fashion and tech… Bloomingdale’s launches interactive, shoppable Instagram gift guides [Luxury Daily] Shyp

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Retail’s 10 most interactive holiday ...

Dec 12, 2014No Comments1094 Views

This story first appeared on Campaign US  The holiday season is to the retail world what the Super Bowl is to big-name brands. Stores on

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Digital snippets: Black Friday, high tech h...

Nov 30, 2014No Comments851 Views

A round-up of the latest stories to know about surrounding all things fashion and tech… Fewer shoppers hit the stores on Black Friday, but retailers

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Tommy Hilfiger’s solar-powered jacket...

Nov 23, 2014No Comments937 Views

While other brands in the fashion and retail space are aligning themselves with devices that measure physical activity or provide communication from your wrist, Tommy Hilfiger’s first

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Where image recognition technology is heade...

Nov 19, 2014No Comments1066 Views

Visual search is one of those technologies we know is set to impact the future of shopping significantly, we’re just not quite there yet. The

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#fashmash Dublin pushes for greater collabo...

Nov 17, 2014No Comments709 Views

“The future of the fashion industry is about the power of connections, communities and collaboration,” Michelle Sadlier, head of innovation and social media at Hunter,

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Exclusive interview: Cooper Gill, space and...

Nov 12, 2014No Comments726 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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Smart earrings, unloseable sunglasses and s...

Nov 04, 2014No Comments605 Views

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

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Halloween costumes get virtual try-on treat...

Oct 29, 2014No Comments629 Views

Virtual fitting room start-up Metail is running an online campaign this week that invites shoppers to see what they’d look like in a series of

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#FashMash heads to the Web Summit in Dublin...

Oct 28, 2014No Comments1027 Views

Running alongside our Fashionandmash.com site, is an exclusive global network uniting pioneering minds from the fashion and tech space. Known simply by the hashtag #FashMash, the group meets

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John Lewis announces beacon technology star...

Sep 29, 2014No Comments708 Views

This post first appeared on WGSN.com/blogs Beacon technology got another nod of approval from the retail sector today as start-up Localz was announced as the

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Is this the first example of truly ‘b...

Sep 15, 2014No Comments763 Views

Rather than thinking about devices, the wearable tech talk of London Fashion Week has been about the introduction of a light-up dress in partnership with Disney

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

Sep 11, 2014No Comments467 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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Designers are jumping into the wearable tec...

Sep 03, 2014No Comments608 Views

Tomorrow marks the first official day of New York Fashion Week, and with it a month-long series of runway shows that will next travel to

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Digital snippets: Condé Nast, Gap, Hermès...

Aug 20, 20142 Comments690 Views

A round-up of the latest stories to know about surrounding all things fashion and tech… Condé Nast to sell Fairchild Fashion Media, including WWD, for

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Zara adding RFID tags to all garments to en...

Jul 16, 2014No Comments715 Views

Fast fashion retailer Zara is set to make its supply chain even speedier thanks to the addition of a new inventory tracking system. The Inditex-owned

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Accelerating change at retail – a cha...

Jul 07, 20141 Comment858 Views

By day, I’m a global senior editor at WGSN, where we’ve been running an ongoing series of Google+ Hangouts (#wgsnhangout), chatting to experts from across

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New documentary The Next Black explores the...

Jun 17, 2014No Comments638 Views

Home appliance manufacturer AEG has launched a 45-minute documentary called The Next Black focused on the future of clothing, with the goal to anticipate what

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Gap Inc‘s Art Peck talks digital disrupti...

Jun 13, 2014No Comments1575 Views

“We are entering into a period of significant opportunity driven by accelerated disruption coming from the continued pivot of customers into the digital space,” Art