15 Examples of How Technology Innovates Fashion. It was the great Coco Chanel who once said, “Fashion changes, but style endures.”
Well, regardless of your thoughts on the matter, there’s another thing that changes along with fashion. It is technology. With the amount of innovation happening these days, it kind of makes sense to bring the two together. After all, technology opens up so much more possibilities. By combining style and functionality, there have been a few people who have taken fashion to the next level. We can’t say for certain if they’ll actually catch on but these futuristic fashion styles do look pretty awesome. Recommended Reading: 10 Upcoming Technologies That May Change The World CHBL Jammer Coat This coat is designed by an Austrian architecture company, Coop Himmelb(L)au and you can use it to disappear.
Rain Palette BB. Karma Chameleon Project What if your energy could be harnessed and used to change the display of a specific fabric? Gaze activated dress This dress knows when you are looking at it. Intimacy 2.0. "Technology is going to turn the entire fashion industry inside out". London Technology Week 2016 showcases British fashion technology. This year's launch event of London Technology Week, Europe's largest festival of technology, is set to bring together some of the UK's leading fashion technology designers this week.
London based fashion designer Brooke Roberts has been commissioned by London & Partners, the Mayor of London's promotional company, to curate the exhibition which is being displayed at the launch of the London Technology Week 2016. The installation includes a 3D printed wearable garment designed by Modeclix, the holographic intelligent mannequin from Headworks and a behind the scenes look at London Fashion Week using 360 degree video and content curated by creative communications agency Village. On display Among the fashion technologies exhibited at the event is Bruise Suit, developed by London's Royal College of Art, is an injury detection suit for disabled athletes with loss of sensation, enabling them to see injuries right when they happen.
Prada to Launch on Net-a-porter, Mr Porter – WWD. LONDON — Prada is finally taking the leap into online selling in Europe, starting with Net-a-porter and Mytheresa.com.
On July 15, Net-a-porter will launch its edit of Prada’s pre-fall and fall runway pieces as well as bags, shoes and small leather goods. The Net-a-porter introduction will take place the same day Mytheresa.com, part of Neiman Marcus Group, unveils Prada’s fall ready-to-wear collection on its online store. The launches have been long-awaited as Prada is one of the last luxury brands to resist selling online. “Prada is the ultimate brand every store wants to sell, but only few can, and we’re honored to be one of them,” said Federico Marchetti, chief executive officer of Yoox Net-a-porter Group.
“It opens a whole new online chapter for both groups.” Alison Loehnis, president of Net-a-Porter and Mr Porter, called the Prada launch a milestone for the company and said she aims to establish a long-term partnership with the Italian label. On the cutting edge of fashion technology. Steps to disable Ad Blocker on your browser In order to serve content on our website, we rely on advertising revenue which helps us to ensure that we continue to serve high quality unbiased journalism.
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Topshop has revealed The Crated as the winner of its wearable tech programme. London fashion week: why technology is in fashion. At London fashion week the multibillion dollar worlds of tech and fashion are colliding like never before.
For many, the launch of Apple’s new watch, announced this week with impeccable timing to coincide with the global fashion weeks, will mark an important turning point for fashion tech, a new sector with huge potential for growth. While Apple’s entry into the market is almost guaranteed to boost the industry’s profile, in reality the fashion industry has been driving fashion tech for years. Fashion tech is much more than just tech inside a timepiece, and nowhere is this more apparent than in London.
Burberry uses first ever Snapcode to let in-store customers unlock online Snapchat content. The Snapcode allows in-store shoppers to scan a barcode using their mobile device to unlock content from Burberry’s new campaign for male fragrance Mr Burberry.
Burberry is running the content on Snapchat’s Discover channel, offering access to style and fragrance content, including tailoring and grooming tips. The channel will also feature the full-length director’s cut and behind-the-scenes content from the campaign. The content will be available for two months. Luxury brands tap into social media to reach Chinese customer. Luxury brands have hit some bumps on the road to expanding their sales in China, so many are coming up with new ways to reach their customers, especially younger ones, by opening up more social media accounts.
CCTV’s Hu Xiaocen reports. Luxury brands tap into social media to reach Chinese customer.