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The London College of Fashion is experimenting with photogrammetry and augmented reality to give retail a much-needed shakeup

24/10/2017

As a watershed year for mobile commerce in all of its forms concludes, some experts have a clear vision of the platform’s year to come and distant future.

05/01/2017

Everything from helpful robots to interactive mirrors to shelves embedded with sensors; tomorrow's retail stores are taking page from their online rivals by embracing advanced technology.

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03/01/2017

British fashion brand Superdry has partnered with innovation firm Seymourpowell to create an interactive smart mirror that lets customers to digitally try on pieces from the new winter collection.

19/12/2016

As you slip into heels or a tux to toast the New Year, you probably won’t be thinking about the fact that the leather in your shoes polluted drinking water in Indian villages, or that merino sheep were made miserable for your suit—and François-Henri Pinault doesn’t want you to have to. This year, the 54-year-old Frenchman is toasting the results in his 2016 sustainability report. The fashion industry pollutes heavily and relies on subsistence-wage earners and poorly treated animals.

12/12/2016

“Feeling good is the new looking good.” That was the mantra in the air a few days ago, as entrepreneurs from the fields of health and wellness — including Jason Wachob, Amanda Chantal Bacon, Dr. Nigma Talib and Neil Grimmer — took the stage at VOICES, BoF’s new annual gathering for big thinkers.

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07/12/2016

Technology is sneaking into fashion as we speak, and it is not limited to wearable devices and dresses that light up or change colours. E-textiles featuring the ability to grow, communicate and conduct energy, and incorporating some advanced digital components have already been invented to close the gap between technology and textiles.

06/12/2016

The fashion industry has been booming with innovative ways to buy clothing, as people become more willing to pay more for environmentally friendly apparel. This attributes to the $2.5 trillion the fashion industry brings in every year.

17/11/2016

La bataille à laquelle se livrent les géants mondiaux du sport-lifestyle se déroule sur plusieurs champs. Les offensives marketing, en particulier avec les chanteurs et les sportifs, sont les plus visibles. L'occupation du terrain dans les villes les plus influentes du monde, que les dirigeants se plaisent à appeler "Key cities", avec des magasins phares et de l'évènementiel s'impose aussi comme un point crucial. Mais depuis quelques années, l'enjeu est aussi d'apparaître à la pointe des nouvelles techniques et technologies.

21/10/2016

Sure, 3D printed fashion is a thing. We’ve seen gold-plated high heels, name brand sprinting shoes, dresses fit for the urban warrior princess, and even lingerie. This is all footwear and apparel that yes, you absolutely can put on your body and walk around in—but how realistic is that?

27/09/2016

In a major breakthrough in clothing manufacturing, a Seattle, US based technology start-up has announced that it has achieved the long-sought goal of automated sewing. The company achieved this milestone by using an industrial robot to sew together a t-shirt. It is the first time that a robot has been used to sew an entire article of clothing.

09/09/2016

New technologies have reshaped fashion from design and production to sales and marketing. Are fashion courses keeping pace?

26/08/2016

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