FASHION & TECHNOLOGY NEWS THIS PAST WEEK (FEB 01th)
Textile designer Selina Reiterer and architect Constantinos Miltiadis have collaborated to design a collection of touch-reactive, screen-printed t-shirts that can be played like musical instruments.
The Faraday Project has launched a menswear line that marries technology and style. The clothing has been designed to shield the wearer from electromagnetic waves, which could be linked to certain forms of cancer.
Tailor Magic provides technology that generates custom-fit sewing patterns based on the user's unique body shape. Their aim is to bring fashion from mass production to mass customization.
Retale is launching a virtual reality app that shows users a 3D rendering of nearby retailer's show floors. Just like a brick-and-mortar shopping experience, users will be able to inspect products and view individual product information on the app.
With economic uncertainty hitting consumer spending in Asia, many at the Hong Kong Fashion Week say connecting online with customers is a key to success. By cutting out bricks and mortar outlets, fashion houses have more control over how their products are sold and how much profit they make.
The month-long Muslim holiday of Ramadan is a time for fasting, prayer, giving thanks and major spending. Learn how to tap into this $100 billion industry.
According to the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC), excess cotton stocks held outside China are likely to keep international cotton prices down in 2015-16.
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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