FASHION & TECHNOLOGY NEWS THIS PAST WEEK (Mar 07th)
Fashion designer Rebecca Minkoff, as well as other luxury apparel brands, has begun to use a new retail strategy where consumers can purchase runway items immediately following her show. Could this strategy cause a major supply chain shift?
London has been known to show off its creative side during Fashion Week, and this year was no exception. Many British brands have joined the fashion-meets-digital movement, so read on to learn about the top tech moments at this year’s London Fashion Week.
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Pauline van Dongen and Holstre Centre have designed a shirt that allows the wearer to charge devices on the go. The shirt generates sustainable energy from thin-film solar cells yet looks and feels like any other t-shirt.
Chinese wearables company iCharming has released a smart jewellery line that tracks fitness, allows wearers to alert emergency contacts, and even takes selfies with just a flick of the wrist.
Team Techpacker logged some crazy hours carefully sifting around the recently held capsule show from NYC market week A/W 16 and picked up these interesting products and talents behind them.
Sony’s under-the-radar wearables startup has released a watch made from e-paper, a single piece of conductive film that bends to conform to the wearer’s wrist. Could this become the standard for accessories in the future?
3D printing is becoming more and more mainstream, especially in the fashion industry. Thanks to 3D printing technology, anyone can create customized products on demand at affordable prices. Could 3D printing replace mass production altogether?
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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