I first discovered biotechnology when studying for my MA in Fashion & the Environment (now known as Fashion Futures) in 2011 at UAL and in fact I had wanted to focus my final collection on the subject matter. At the time I didn’t have any links with scientists that I could collaborate with. Although I […]Read more "IS THE FUTURE OF FASHION IN BIOTECHNOLOGY?"
‘Women are driving a huge increase in demand for sex toys which are ergonomically designed and beautiful,’ says Stephanie Alys, co-founder, Mystery Vibe. The percentage of female leaders working in technology is notoriously low and the sex tech industry fares no better. But there has been a surge in the number of sex tech businesses […]Read more "Female sex tech pioneers are turning pleasure into empowerment"
A new line of shoes is making every effort to be cruelty-free and sustainable by considering every aspect of their material and production. VegNews reports that Veerah Shoes have forgone leather in favor of material made from upcycled apple peels, and the result is actually super cute. Full article: http://www.greenmatters.com/living/2017/11/16/Zjlh7l/vegan-apple-peels Image source: InstagramRead more "These Gorgeous Vegan Shoes Are Made From Apple Peels"
From the hood that knows when it’s raining to the digitised wardrobe, tech innovation is transforming and challenging fashion The dressing room on your phone Gap, that champion of laid-back US style, wants to make buying its designs online a cinch. At 2017’s CES – the annual Las Vegas showcase for all things tech – […]Read more "Intelligent design: eight ways that tech is changing fashion"
This is such an exciting project. I first met this very talented tailor and lovely lady Brita when we both exhibited at the Best of Britannia a couple of years ago. Its amazing that she has been on this journey to develop British made wool. Please support if you can. THE BACKGROUND Not many […]Read more "The Great Northern Cloth"
Earlier this month, WGSN’s Sarah Owen was invited to have a sneak peek of the new Yves Saint Laurent Museum in Marrakech, which is now open to the public. This must-see visit, offered a chance to see how the landscape and culture of Morocco inspired one of the most prolific fashion designers of our time. […]Read more "One to see | The Curated Cool: Yves Saint Laurent Museum in Marrakech"
Reports of abuse on shoots have long swirled around the photographer – but only now does a major publisher appear to have banned him from its pages. “The question is why would it take so long for these magazines to distance themselves? Unlike Harvey Weinstein, Richardson’s activities have long been public. This story dates […]Read more "Why has it taken so long for magazines to distance themselves from Terry Richardson?"