Embroidery as low-cost solution for making wearable electronics www.nanowerk.com Nov. 28, 2022, 10:08 a.m.
In the study published in Nano Energy ("Flexible, durable, and washable triboelectric yarn and embroidery for self-powered sensing and human-machine interaction"), researchers tested multiple designs for power-generating yarns. To make them durable enough to withstand the tension and bending of the embroidery stitching process, they ultimately used five commercially available copper wires, which had a thin polyurethane coating, together. Then, they stitched them onto cotton fabric with another material called PTFE.
Survey: Consumers Want Easy Access to Apparel Sustainability Info www.retailtouchpoints.com Nov. 21, 2022, 9:33 p.m.
The apparel industry’s enormous global environmental impact has made it a primary focus of sustainability efforts, and consumers — or at least a significant portion of them — want to do their part. However, the industry needs to make relevant information (such as how to recycle a garment at the end of its lifecycle) easy for shoppers to access as they’re making their purchase decisions, whether they’re in-store or online. A recent survey reveals what will be required to steer more shoppers toward sustainable products produced in socially conscious ways.
Blenders Pride Glassware Fashion Tour enters the metaverse with borderless fashion & lifestyle experience www.indiantelevision.com Nov. 21, 2022, 9:28 p.m.
The fashion tour has launched ‘Blenders Pride Glassware Fashion Tour Park’ in decentraland, a global web3 platform where only renowned global brands have created an immersive metaverse experience for their fans. The fashion tour park features multiple interactive areas, gamified zones and showcase areas, with several engaging activities in store for users to interact with throughout the duration of the tour.
On a mission to solve fashion’s environmental problem www.ft.com Nov. 21, 2022, 9:26 p.m.
Satatland offers ‘guilt-free’ recyclable clothing using tech to cut waste and encourage consumers to reuse
A matter of nature, fashion and technology thenewsmen.co.in Oct. 19, 2022, 12:31 p.m.
Designer duo Gauri and Nainika collaborated with R|Elan to churn out their Spring/Summer 2023 collection called 'Midnight Botanica'. The collection is entirely biodegradable. The line consisted of glamorous evening wear made with eco-friendly fabrics like R|Elan's EcoGold that breaks down into natural elements, GreenGold that is made from 100 per cent post-consumer used PET bottles and Freeflow that provides fluidity and has a luxurious fall and drape.
Giving the Metaverse new Horizons, Fashion and Technology www.julienfournie.com Oct. 19, 2022, 12:29 p.m.
Julien Fournié and Jean Paul Cauvin (General Manager of Julien Fournié Haute Couture) exchanged on the theme “Giving new horizons to the Metaverse” during an interview conducted by Marc Petit (VP and General Manager of Unreal Engine at Epic Games) at the VIEW Conference in Turin on October 18. Here are the main excerpts from this fascinating discussion.
Bella Hadid’s Spray-On Dress Introduces a New Kind of Fashion Technology dornob.com Oct. 19, 2022, 12:27 p.m.
When we talk about clothing being “painted-on,” we usually don’t mean it literally. But during the Coperni fashion show at Paris Fashion Week 2022, audience members got to see what the process of painting on a dress actually looks like. Model Bella Hadid walked onto the runway wearing nothing more than a white thong and a pair of shoes, and stood in place as two technicians spray-painted a Fabrican dress directly onto her body.
AR Mirrors Take Window Shopping To The Next Level vrscout.com Oct. 15, 2022, 5:26 a.m.
Virtual try-on technology could be just what brick-and-mortar stores need to compete with the ever-growing eCommerce market.
Versace, Dior, Gucci: Augmented reality brings designer fashion to one and all ww.fashionnetwork.com Aug. 22, 2022, 8:30 a.m.
The "Vogue x Snapchat: Redefining the Body" exhibition, curated by Edward Enninful, Vogue's European Editorial Director, launched at the Cannes Lions festival of creativity. For the first time ever, clothes from seven of the world's leading luxury fashion houses are transformed through immersive digital experiences and personalized Snapchat lenses, making designer fashion accessible to all.
3 Ways Retailers Can Use Augmented Reality to Increase Sales www.resonai.com June 27, 2022, 9:23 a.m.
Smart retailers are already using AR in behind-the-scenes applications like planogramming, training, and hands-off tech support, but there are a number of ways this technology can enhance the customer experience as well. From Sephora’s innovative Virtual Artist feature to IKEA’s AR furniture app, the possibilities are practically endless. Best of all, AR technology can be adapted to deliver engaging, on-brand experiences, no matter what products you’re selling or who your customer base is.
La fast fashion décriée de Shein multiplie les pop-ups fr.fashionnetwork.com June 27, 2022, 7:50 a.m.
Le site chinois serait à lui seul responsable de 12% du CO2 émis par les adolescents français, et même de 22% en ce qui concerne les adolescentes. Une génération qui cultive ses contradictions, étant à la fois plus engagée que ses aînées sur les sujets environnementaux, mais ne pouvant parfois pas réfréner ses fringales shopping.
From China to India, Asia braces for EU plan to kill fast fashion - asia.nikkei.com June 18, 2022, 11:09 a.m.
Fast fashion refers to a modern industry of disposable attire built around rapidly shifting consumer tastes. It is underpinned by both fashionistas, who are willing to wear a purchase just once, and manufacturers that rely on low-cost materials and labor for a quick turnaround before the next trend catches fire.
Virtual Reality Agency awethenticstudio.com June 7, 2022, 9:01 p.m.
Virtual Reality can help you take your clients of Hong Kong, Singapore & London to new horizons by immersing them in a world you created. Featuring original content, as a VR agency we can create immersive 360° tours or CGI experiences that put your clients of London or Singapore or even Hong Kong at the center of the world’s most unique travel and lifestyle experiences.
Virtual Reality in Fashion: Examples, Benefits and Uses www.analyticssteps.com May 2, 2022, 11:35 a.m.
The fashion industry has been taken by storm by the advent of virtual reality technology in fashion design. Fashion shows have begun to exhibit in virtual form, and virtual purchasing has exploded, thanks to advancements such as AR Try-On, virtual dressing rooms, and virtual stores. Fashion is a sophisticated and contemporary sector that continues to grow by incorporating new technology and influencing retail and design.
What is Augmented Reality Shopping, and Why is It Trending? vivaglammagazine.com April 20, 2022, 8:10 a.m.
Almost everyone has been shopping online since the pandemic started. Today, augmented reality shopping is gaining popularity because it will give you a satisfactory shopping experience even at home. So, what are the reasons augmented reality shopping is trending?
Are these the new heroes of fashion? www.innovatorsmag.com March 31, 2022, 2:16 p.m.
The fashion industry is a major polluter in need of an urgent makeover. Responsible for up to 10% of global emissions, it has been a disaster for people and the planet. A new fashion world is emerging though, one that is designed to be circular and transparently fair to all those working across the industry.
Selfridges enters the metaverse with fashion house Paco Rabanne and artist Victor Vasarely www.designboom.com March 26, 2022, 5:02 p.m.
Selfridges’ future-forward shop in the metaverse recreates the look of its store in birmingham. its ‘universe’ project with paco rabanne is based on the label’s fall collaboration with victor vasarely and from its archives in the year 1966 and the ‘unwearable dresses’ collection. as for decentraland, users can create, experience, and monetize content and applications on its platform.
The Future of Fashion: Technology & the Industry www.cbinsights.com March 23, 2022, 11:04 a.m.
Fashion has always been at the forefront of innovation — from the invention of the sewing machine to the rise of e-commerce. Like tech, fashion is forward-looking and cyclical. The fashion sector is also one of the largest industries in the world, estimated to be worth more than $3T by the end of the decade, according to CB Insights’ Industry Analyst Consensus. And today, fashion technology is growing at a faster pace than ever.
How are mobile apps evolving in the fashion industry? medium.com Feb. 10, 2022, 10:39 p.m.
After the overwhelming response to fashion retailers from online shopping or e-commerce, the next big thing that has touched the fashion industry is m-commerce (mobile commerce). Shopping on mobile can be done by purchasing through an online website on a smartphone or shopping using a mobile application (app). In a world where there are apps for everything, why not have an app for one’s favorite fashion brand?