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

Feb 24, 2015No Comments183 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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Fashion week season – is innovation a dir...

Feb 21, 2015No Comments393 Views

This post first appeared on WGSN.com/blogs It’s interesting to think about the point at which a word become so overused in business terms its very

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British brands enabling fans to shop real-t...

Feb 18, 2015No Comments541 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 Comments481 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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New York Fashion Week (and beyond): Digital...

Feb 11, 2015No Comments435 Views

This story first appeared on Campaign US New York Fashion Week kicks off Wednesday, with hundreds of designers showcasing their latest collections in back-to-back runway

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

Jan 19, 2015No Comments490 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 Comments746 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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Lo-fi tech a winner at #NRF15 show

Jan 13, 2015No Comments365 Views

This post first appeared on WGSN.com/blogs One of the wonderful things about technology in the store is of course the way it can surprise and

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CES 2015: Wearable technology was the bigge...

Jan 12, 2015No Comments368 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 Comments383 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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2014: A designer meets digital year in revi...

Dec 27, 2014No Comments1478 Views

What a year it has been for fashion and technology… From wearables taking off with varying designer brands during fashion week, to the launch of

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Digital snippets: Bloomingdale’s, Ban...

Dec 22, 2014No Comments718 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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YSL Beauté launches Google Glass tutorials...

Dec 15, 2014No Comments784 Views

Yves Saint Laurent Beauté launched Google Glass make-up tutorials in its consignment at Selfridges department store in London last week. First offered at Bloomingdales in

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Retail’s 10 most interactive holiday ...

Dec 12, 2014No Comments933 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 Comments658 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 Comments811 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 Comments743 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 Comments644 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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Digital snippets: Alibaba, Rebecca Minkoff,...

Nov 15, 2014No Comments520 Views

A round-up of the latest stories to know about surrounding all things fashion and tech… Alibaba’s ‘Singles Day’ sales top $9 billion, bigger than Black

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Exclusive interview: Cooper Gill, space and...

Nov 12, 2014No Comments671 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 Comments555 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 Comments574 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 Comments975 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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Digital snippets: Apple Pay, Macy’s, Raku...

Oct 27, 2014No Comments617 Views

A round-up of the latest stories to know about surrounding all things fashion and tech… The complete guide to Apple Pay, including what’s the point?

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

Oct 18, 2014No Comments512 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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Brain scan knitwear designer launches campa...

Oct 15, 20141 Comment1843 Views

Brooke Roberts, a digital knitwear designer inspired by scan images of the brain and sciences, is promoting her spring/summer 2015 collection with a campaign featuring

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Kate Spade pushes interaction once more by ...

Oct 13, 2014No Comments978 Views

Kate Spade has turned the temporary construction barricades in place while its new store in New Jersey is completed, into an interactive shopping experience. Rather

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Are we over the next big thing? Omnichannel...

Oct 02, 2014No Comments436 Views

This post first appeared on WGSN.com/blogs The US digital retail crowd hit Seattle this week for the National Retail Federation’s annual e-commerce event, the Shop.org Summit.

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John Lewis announces beacon technology star...

Sep 29, 2014No Comments661 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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Social media conversation fuels real-time f...

Sep 22, 2014No Comments1650 Views

Fashion designer Christian Siriano turned to social media to inform the print of a fabric for two garments unveiled this past week. The #socialimprint project, in