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?"
This is a very ineresting article I toyed with the idea of producing leathetr in the lab when I was studying for my MA in Fashion Futures in 2011. Some of the most exciting developments in fashion aren’t happening on the runway — they’re happening in the lab. Stella McCartney may have delivered the line […]Read more "How Technology Is Shaping the Future of Sustainable Fashion"
London – Swedish fashion retailer H&M stands accused of burning 12 tonnes of unsold garments per year in spite of its ongoing sustainability efforts to close the loop in fashion. The fashion giant is said to have incinerated approximately 60 tonnes of usable, unsold clothing over the past few years, according to research from Danish […]Read more "Burning deadstock? Sadly, ‘Waste is nothing new in fashion’"
Over 150 people, from entrepreneurs to designers to philosophers, have signed The Copenhagen Letter this week calling for better practices in technology and design. The letter, which was published by Copenhagen’s Techfestival, calls for a “new Renaissance” in the future design of technology to put the human, and not just the “user”, ahead of business. […]Read more "The Copenhagen Letter calls for better practices in technology"