FASHION & TECHNOLOGY NEWS THIS PAST WEEK (FEB 15th)
Epson, the Japanese electronics company, is working with the fashion industry to improve the textile printing process. Epson's technology now makes it possible for designers to digitally create any textile prints they could possibly imagine and produce them using Epson printers.
Consumers buy and throw away more clothes now than ever before. So how do we fix this problem of unsustainability in fashion? From yarn made of orange peels to polyester-eating microbes, new and creative solutions are being developed everywhere.
If you have been managing your style specifications on a clunky software like Excel, but with all that important data switching to a different tool sounds like another battle, then here's your hack!
Kuul Thread has created a dress shirt that absorbs, stores, and releases heat for the wearer’s optimal thermal comfort. Via cooling technology embedded in the fibers, the shirt manages the heat of the wearer while controlling the production of sweat before it begins.
Monglian cashmere is highly coveted in the luxury fashion industry, but the high demand has put a strain on cashmere producers in the country. Several companies seek to improve the working conditions and processes for these producers, but what kinds of solutions are they proposing?
Sync Footwear has successfully combined the fashion, music, and tech spheres with their new line of sneakers. The shoes can sync their LED lights to a music playlist on the wearer's smartphone or even sync to live music. The company may have changed the way we experience music in the future.
The engineers at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University have designed a robotic mannequin that can alter its form to simulate different body shapes. Not only could this mannequin improve the garment fitting process, it could possibly change the way fashion designers create their styles.
The author is the CMO & Co-Founder at Techpacker. He currently resides in New York and is in love with that city. Music and video making is very dear to him and he thinks he can count beat drops. He graduated with Merchandising degree from Fashion Institute of Technology and has previously worked with Tory Burch and Perry Ellis.
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