Fashion & Tech

By Owen Geronimo | Fashion & Retail & Tech

Brain-based memory device for wearables developed by researchers

Researchers have developed a new memory device for wearable devices like smart watches or phones which is inspired by the neuron connections of the …

Neuroscience

Burberry Remains Digital Luxury Leader, While Céline Trails Industry

With a few notable exceptions, luxury brands remain slow in building digital capabilities, revealed a report released by Exane BNP Paribas.<p><b>LONDON,</b> …

Louis Vuitton

Bits & Bytes | Tech Transforming Cosmetics, 'Skin' Wearables, Apple Watch

Bits & Bytes is a weekly roundup of the most important news in the fast evolving fashion-tech space.<p><b>"How Technology is Transforming the Cosmetics</b> …

BoF Exclusive | Apple Watch To Make Editorial Debut in Vogue China

Today, BoF can reveal that the Apple Watch will make its fashion editorial debut on the cover of Vogue China’s November issue, featuring supermodel …

Smartwatches

3 Fashion Tech Companies to Watch from CES 2016

CES

WoW Woman in Wearable Tech | Tatjana Schiller, Design Thinking Coach at SAP and Partner Manager at Wear It Berlin

Packing a pistol for yoga? The National Rifle Association’s first “fashion show” has you covered

On Aug. 25, a fashion show in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, displayed an America not normally seen on the catwalk.<p>As part of a multi-day expo on guns and gun ownership, the National Rifle Association (NRA), America’s most powerful organization of gun advocates, held what it billed as a first-of-its-kind …

Is Fashion Ready for the AI Revolution?

Artificial intelligence can help businesses align supply and demand, scale personal service and design better products.<p><b>LONDON, United Kingdom —</b> If …

Machine Learning

Tech to the rescue: What brands and manufacturers must change

No one should deny that fashion and retail brands can be innovative. Many are leaders in e-commerce and digital marketing. Some have even pioneered …

Wearable tech just got weirder: introducing the virtual hug shirt

Not long ago I came across an item of clothing called the ''hug shirt". The idea, at the forefront of wearable technology, was that somebody could …

This Mobile Fashion Brand Was Inspired by a Food Truck

An aspiring entrepreneur's lunch sparked the idea for her dream company.<p>One day, five years ago, while eating a sandwich from a food truck, Jordana Fortaleza had an idea: What about a mobile boutique, or, as she calls it, a "truck-and-mortar store"?<p>She and her business partner bought a van on …

Entrepreneurship

The fashion brands we'd love to see making wearable tech

Wearable Tech

Amazon is looking to use AI to become a fashion maven

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is not someone you'd expect to see in the front row at New York Fashion Week, but his company could eventually be behind some of the designs coming down the runway.<p>Researchers at an Amazon lab in San Francisco are working on an algorithm that can learn about style from images, …

Amazon

I tried Stitch Fix, a popular personal styling service, and I loved it — here’s how it works

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Love it or hate it, shopping is a process that takes time.<p>Maybe you do have efficient shopping to a tee and you know the aisles and …

Clothing

4 fitness trends that will be major in 2017, according to a Google insider

Over the past year, several wellness trends have emerged. Think: staying in as the new going out, inflammation-fighting beverages FTW (turmeric latte …

Fitness

Levi's new Bluetooth-connected jacket seems both cool and weird

It's smart, but is it smart?<p>Off the cuff, the new smart jacket forthcoming from Levi’s—which has Google technology literally woven into it—appears to be both fascinating and a little puzzling.<p>The clothing is intriguing because it incorporates touch control right into the jacket’s sleeve, and yet is …

Must Read: Why Beauty Brands Are Going 'Genderless,' Kylie Cosmetics Shoppers Received Empty Kylighters

Plus, MAC Cosmetics's creative director is stepping down after nearly two decades.<p><i>These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Tuesday.</i><p><b>How</b> …

Estée Lauder

Paying for shopping with these cool sunglasses could soon be a reality

Shoppers who want to look cool at the checkout could soon be paying for their groceries with a pair of hi-tech sunglasses developed by credit card giant Visa.<p>Visa has just unveiled a payment-enabled sunglasses prototype at the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin, Texas.<p>On sunny days or for …

Banking

Forget smartphones, Visa wants you to pay with your sunglasses

Thanks to mobile payment services like Android Pay and Samsung Pay, you can already make purchases with your smartphone or smartwatch. At the South by Southwest Festival (SXSW) in Austin, Texas, Visa took things to a whole new level by announcing payment-enabled sunglasses.<p>At first glance, the …

Banking

Riccardo Tisci Re-Vamps the Air Max 97 for Nike

A special collab in honor of Air Max Day.<p>Attention hypebeasts and hypebaes: In anticipation of Air Max Day, a Nike-created day of sneaker celebration, Nike is teaming up with Riccardo Tisci to drop a limited edition re-envisioned version of the Air Max 97.<p>The Tisci shoe, an Air Max 97 that's equal …

Sneakers

The Google-Levi's 'Smart Jacket' Is Finally Dropping This Fall

Starting this fall, you can swipe your sleeve to control your electronics.<p>If you’re willing to pay roughly $350 for the luxury, that is. That’s …

Commute by Bike? Check Out Google's $350 Smart Jacket

The Google-Levi's partnership takes the term 'wearable' to new heights (and price tags).<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

The smart jacket from Google and Levi's arrives this fall for $350

It's been nearly two years since Google and Levi's announced their plans to work on connected garments, an idea born out of the tech giant's Advanced Technology and Products group. The first piece of this project is a connected jacket called the Commuter, which uses Google's Jacquard technology to …

Levi'S

5 Brand New Apps to Fuel Your Inner Girlboss

We loved seeing how badass women across the globe celebrated International Women’s Day — from Nike’s new inclusive hijab collection to Tony Burch’s awesome and celeb-packed #EmbraceAmbition campaign. But because we strongly believe that women’s rights should <i>also</i> be celebrated throughout the other …

Handy

Machine Learning and Fashion: The New Fashion of the Times

We owe an overdue acknowledgment to a transformation in technology, as well as a revolution (more about below) in fashion, where the former makes the latter the new fashion of the times, so to speak. I refer, specifically, to the rise of machine learning and its ongoing influence—for the good of …

Machine Learning
Trends

The Pixi by Petra Spring Collection Was Created By Your Favorite Beauty Bloggers

Glow Tonic. Glow Mud Cleanser. Glow Peel Pads. These are a few of my favorite things. And coincidentally, they're also some of Pixi by Petra's top sellers. But with the Pixi by Petra spring collection—a four-part limited edition line created by four major beauty influencers—just having launched, I …

This hugely popular mobile fashion game is investing big bucks in body positivity

Before Tuesday, users of the popular mobile fashion game Covet Fashion, which has 500,000 users daily, were tasked with outfitting their models, who …

Debbie Harry and Shepard Fairey Team Up for Obey Fashion Line

People<p>The project coincides with the 40-year anniversary of Blondie's debut album.<p>,<p>Music legend Debbie Harry is donning a new hat, assuming the role …

Shepard Fairey