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John Lewis announces beacon technology star...

Sep 29, 2014No Comments364 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 Comments438 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 Comments282 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 Comments343 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, 20141 Comment358 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 Comments470 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 Comment484 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 Comments315 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 Comments782 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

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Digital snippets: Beats by Dre, Alexander W...

Jun 08, 2014No Comments446 Views

A round-up of the latest stories to know about surrounding all things fashion and tech: Did Beats by Dre just out-Nike Nike with this incredible World

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Mink, a 3D printer for make-up, aims to dis...

May 06, 20142 Comments550 Views

3D printing just became significantly more relevant to a huge group of consumers. Forget mere filament forms, next up is 3D-printed make-up. Unveiled by Harvard Business School grad, Grace Choi, at TechCrunch

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Digital snippets: Oculus, Luxottica, Wren, ...

Mar 28, 2014No Comments441 Views

The big tech story this week has of course been about Facebook’s purchase of virtual reality headset company Oculus VR. But there were lots of

Why is wearable technology so damn ugly?

Jan 14, 20141 Comment328 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 Comments304 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 Comment292 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 Comment372 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

Press may have pushed “tech” an...

Nov 20, 20135 Comments566 Views

I’ve been looking forward to visiting the new H&M store in Times Square since it opened last Thursday off the back of the tech innovation

Asos wins tech award at World Retail Congre...

Oct 22, 2013No Comments90 Views

Asos won the retail technology initiative of the year at this month’s World Retail Awards, for its Fit Visualiser tool. Powered by Swedish company Virtusize,

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Latest Topshop innovation will see #LFW con...

Sep 12, 20134 Comments408 Views

Topshop is partnering with a start-up called Chirp for its upcoming Unique show at London Fashion Week in order to share pieces of content via

Eva Chen wearing Google Glass at #NYFW

Sep 07, 20131 Comment230 Views

It turns out Nina Garcia isn’t the only one sporting Google Glass to #NYFW. Eva Chen, incumbent editor-in-chief of Lucky magazine, was spotted wearing a

Giant digital installation anchors Phillip ...

Sep 06, 20131 Comment106 Views

Target hosted an event at New York Fashion Week last night to celebrate the forthcoming launch (September 15) of its 3.1 Phillip Lim line. Hosted

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Digital snippets: DKNY, Chanel, Mary Meeker...

Jun 10, 2013No Comments97 Views

A round-up of recent stories from around the web surrounding all things fashion and digital: DKNY campaign combines art with augmented reality (as pictured) [Mashable]

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Infographic: wearable tech and the signific...

May 06, 20131 Comment102 Views

There was a great piece on The Business of Fashion last week looking at the lack of fashion brands in the wearable technology space and

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Shopping tool Hukkster hits Time Inc’s to...

Apr 30, 2013No Comments117 Views

Time Inc has revealed its third annual list of the 10 start-ups to watch in New York City, and… there’s a fashion name in there

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Third Wave Fashion launches database of fas...

Apr 16, 2013No Comments86 Views

There’s no denying we’re in one of the most lucrative times for fashion and tech start-ups. As reported by The Business of Fashion recently (in

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Fashion Hackathon set for MBFW New York, wi...

Jan 08, 2013No Comments56 Views

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week New York is set to host a “Fashion Hackathon” this February, tasking teams of tech hackers with building an app that solves

Digital snippets: Bodyform, Chanel, Gap, Un...

Oct 16, 2012No Comments49 Views

Some more great stories from around the web surrounding all things fashion and digital over the past week:   Bodyform responds to viral Facebook rant