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FASHION & TECHNOLOGY NEWS THIS PAST WEEK (FEB 15th)

Textile Printing Just Got Easier

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.

Read More on Mashable >>


5 Solutions to Fashion's Sustainability Problem

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.

Read more on Fast Company >>


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Heat-Regulating Dress Shirt

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.

Read More on Kickstarter >>


The Cashmere Crisis

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?

Read more on Le Souk >>


Music from the Sole

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.

Read more on Fashnerd >>


Robotic Mannequins Could Change Fashion Design

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.

Read more on PSFK>>


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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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