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6 Technology Trends That Will Impact Fashion Industry

6 Technology Trends That Will Impact Fashion Industry
You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media. Fashion Industry has transitioned to becoming digital-centric. Most retailers finally sailed through the first stage in ecommerce retailing by setting up visually appealing online versions of stores, integrating payment gateways and offering efficient delivery logistics. Over the next two years, there are several areas where technology will help ease online discovery and conversions. Technology will make it easy for consumers to go from inspiration to purchase. Customers see a lovely handbag at a party and technology will help them find it. Technology will provide answers for questions like: Can I get real-time guidance on creating outfits from individual items? Work at the intersection of fashion, science and technology is leading to some very interesting possibilities. Here is what you need to look out for- 1. 2. Product returns are one of the issues online retailers are battling with. 3. 4. 5. 6.

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The Tech of Fashion: 10 Ways Technology Drives Tomorrow's Fashion View in gallery Like any other art, the long-term trends in fashion are often driven by advancements in technology. New materials merge with the old and new needs drive innovation while fashion slowly evolves. Which of today’s trends are driving the wearables of tomorrow? Join us as we explore the high tech fashion of the future– from energy to protection to information directly within the clothing we wear.

T H E U N S E E N T H E U N S E E N is a material exploration house that blends science into materials; focused on seeing the unseen. Founded by Alchemist and RCA graduate Lauren Bowker. T H E U N S E E N uses chemistry alongside design to develop simple visual solutions applicable to everyday complicated and invisible problems, visualizing data by using the primal language of colour change. “We believe technology is Magick” The art house has exhibited worldwide from The Royal academy of Arts to the Royal Academy of Engineering, stocking our luxury collection of accessories (made in Britain) worldwide from Selfridges (London), to the Cooper Hewitt (New York). TH E U N S E E N works both as a bespoke innovation consultancy to global industry leaders across sector and is a internationally recognized brand itself in the worlds of Material, Innovation, Art, Science, fashion and Design.

"Technology is going to turn the entire fashion industry inside out" Fashion and technology: the digital revolution presents the "biggest challenge for fashion brands" according to digital fashion pioneer Francis Bitonti who asks: "How will an industry where value is communicated by exclusivity and craft cope with this new space?" (+ interview) The fashion industry has been slow to adapt to new technologies, says Bitonti, who warned: "Fashion brands are going to have to adapt to this, which is going to mean a shift in core values for many brands." The New York-based designer initially trained as an architect but has recently focussed on applying advanced manufacturing techniques to fashion, jewellery and accessories, including a 3D-printed dress for Dita von Teese and a pair of 3D-printed shoes.

Four brands storming the world of fashion and technology Once again the fashionistas are descending for London fashion week. With Somerset House and central London transforming for their arrival, it’s fascinating to see the way in which we the consumer can now access the sometime previously rarified air of the fashion world. Fashion’s evolving – not just into more and more extreme sights on the catwalk – but behind the scenes too, as brands adapt to new consumer expectations around how, when and why they want to interact. 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.

"Technology adds an incredible advantage to fashion design" Fashion and technology: in the first part of a series focusing on designers who are introducing the fashion world to new technologies, Dezeen speaks to architect Julia Körner about how advances in 3D scanning, modelling and printing are creating a "revolution in customised fashion pieces within ready to wear" (+ interview + slideshow). 3D-printed garments have become a common sight on the Haute Couture catwalks of designers like Dutch fashion designer Iris van Herpen. Austrian architect Julia Körner, who collaborated with Van Herpen on these digitally fabricated garments, is now working on transferring the technology used to create the elaborate garments into everyday clothing production as part of what she calls an "exciting moment in fashion design".

LilyPad Arduino – the wearable technology Introduzione LilyPad Arduino is one of the many Arduino microcontrollers, but unlike the more well-known Arduino UNO, MEGA and Yun, this little board has very specific characteristics that make it unique. In fact, the LilyPad can be sewn on fabric. In fact, with only 19 € you can add technology to our garments, but also bags, shoes, diaries, and so on. How technology is forging a new generation of fashion shows When Christian Dior presented his first collection to the press nearly seven decades ago, it was his New Look designs that had the fashion world buzzing for their radical (if not scandalous) forms. From his flower-strewn salon on 30 Montaigne Avenue – a ‘decorated but not decorative’, classically elegant space – the 42-year-old designer made fashion history. These days, in a world where social media rules, fashion brands are devoting the same painstaking craftsmanship into increasingly ambitious show sets as they do their collections – with budgets to match. Shows have become an essential extension of brands, with dazzling installations, bespoke soundtracks, and multi-sensory experiences deemed the new standard. From orchestras to neon basketball courts, fashion houses are embroiled in a game of one-upmanship designed to cater to a global tech-centric audience.

A New Device Could Make Memory Implants a Reality Total Recall Memories are the faintest, most ethereal wisps of our neurophysiology — somehow, the firing of delicate synapses and the activation of neurons combine to produce the things we remember. The sum of our memories make us who we are; they are us, in every way, and without them we cease to be. So it’s needless to say that there’s a pretty significant premium on discovering new ways to combat memory loss.

New pyjamas could prevent cot deaths / TTP2 / Space Engineering & Technology New pyjamas could prevent cot deaths Mamagoose will help to prevent and understand SIDS 26 September 2001 Panic button: How wearable tech and VR are tackling the problem of panic attacks Panic attacks suck. They can make you feel like you're going to die, like you're having a heart attack, as if you're losing your mind. They are also more common than you might think. According to the NHS, at least one in 10 British people experiences occasional panic attacks. So if you haven't had one yourself, you probably know someone who has.

This $40,000 Robotic Exoskeleton Lets the Paralyzed Walk Paralyzed from the waist down after a BMX accident, Steven Sanchez rolled into SuitX’s Berkeley, California, office in a wheelchair. A half-hour later he was standing and walking thanks to the Phoenix—a robotic exoskeleton now available for around $40,000. The suit returns movement to wearers’ hips and knees with small motors attached to standard orthotics.