Place and politics collide in a multimedia free-for-all–a ghost tour of a boom city trying to find its soul.
Google has teamed up with H&M’s Ivyrevel line to create custom-made dresses for its consumers based on their personal data. Coded Couture, as the project is called, or indeed the Data Dress, uses the Snapshot API to monitor that information (with the user’s permission) for a week. An algorithm then creates a digitally tailored dress […]
Tamara Mellon says luxury fashion will “be eaten by technology” as she sidesteps retailers and lowers prices with web-only company.
Between robots providing delivery service to pizza-dispensing ATMs making their way into the United States, this year saw both highs and lows in food technology and innovation.
A video posted by Amazon shows a fully autonomous drone, no humans involved, taking off from the warehouse and flying over fields to deposit the package just outside the customer’s home in the UK. Amazon, with drones, aims to make deliveries in 30 minutes or less. Packages must weigh five pounds or less and can […]
One of the most requested features on Snapchat is the ability to send photos, videos, and messages to a specific group of friends. Since Snapchat first emerged, it was a binary communications experience of sending content to just one friend, or all your friends. Snapchat, which often refuses to call itself a social network in […]
Adidas latest running shoe is subtle and soft-looking, with stitching that evokes the sea. Its also made almost entirely from plastic recovered from the ocean.Last year, Adidas teased a prototypeof a shoe that it was working on with the intent of playing a small role in cleaning up the oceans and adjust its supply chain […]
@ELECTRICRUNWAY Self-checkouts were the talk of the town this week with Amazon’s introduction of Amazon Go and Rebecca Minkoff’s collaboration with QueueHop. Experts predict that by 2020 we’ll be 3D printing our own clothing at home, and a few fashion tech announcements. It’s Friday, December 9th and here’s what you need to know this week […]
Japanese comics, called manga, are hugely popular. Although you probably knew that, you probably don’t know the extent of it. In 2015, Japan’s bestselling manga series, One Piece, sold more than 14 million copies. It helps that the format runs a hugely broad spectrum of topics; they’re not just action-packed comics aimed at children but […]
After partnering with H&M earlier this year to raise awareness about the ramifications of clothing waste, M.I.A has announced a new way for fans to get their hands on her newly designed merchandise, following the recent release of her album AIM. Last week the “Paper Planes” singer tweeted out, asking fans if they would be willing […]
Alibaba is hoping to boost sales from China’s biggest annual online-shopping event–Singles’ Day–with what it claims is the world’s first virtual-reality shopping experience. Click above to watch the video. Read the story on WSJ.com Image courtesy of wsj.com
The recently unveiled Spectacles, which are sunglasses with an integrated camera for posting videos to Snapchat, are at the forefront of software vendors’ broadening push into building physical goods. (AFP photo / Snap Inc.)
Industrial grade 3D printing has been around for more than 30 years, but recent technological developments now let anyone buy a small 3D printer that essentially turns your desk or workbench into a factory. The latest 3D printers from Robo, the C2 and R2, have advanced the accessibility of the technology with a redesigned aesthetic, […]
Some luxury designers are still keeping an arm’s length, while smaller designers are embracing the reach and exposure to Amazon’s 54 million Prime customers.
PROJECT is the premier contemporary fashion event, exhibiting men’s and women’s advanced contemporary, premium denim, and designer collections. We missed you at a truly special season: joining forces with MRket and uniting the menswear community under one roof. Retailers and exhibitors agree that it’s the best thing for the industry. See what they have to […]
In the year 1995, when Hillary Clinton was First Lady in the White House, a now-viral T-shirt emblazoned with the words “Someday a woman will be PRESIDENT!” was pulled from Walmart’s shelves. Consider the word PRESIDENT, insistently presented in all caps, and then consider this: Walmart removed the shirt from stores (about 20 years before Clinton would become the […]