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Future of Fashion: Wearable Technology
Technology

Future of Fashion: Wearable Technology

Wearable technology is becoming a staple in the fashion industry and designers are smart to get involved. The phrase “wearable technology” or “wearable tech,” envelops a wide variety of categories depending on the focus. Computer Based Wearable Tech: Designers create wearable items like bracelets & necklaces that are in a sense ‘mini-computers.’  Apple iWatch (due to release early … Continue reading

Sand Inspiration at Armani
Fashion Week

Sand Inspiration at Armani

Sand is a naturally occurring granular material composed of finely divided rock and mineral particles. It is defined by size, being finer than gravel and coarser than silt. Sand can also refer to a textural class of soil or soil type; i.e. a soil containing more than 85% sand-sized particles (by mass).   Giorgio Armani was inspired by sand for the spring 2015 collection. His interpretation of it was … Continue reading

SS2015 Trend – Holographic + Iridescent Fabric
Fashion Week / Spring Fashion

SS2015 Trend – Holographic + Iridescent Fabric

Yesterday’s article featured the hologram runway show of Ralph Lauren. See it HERE. In continuation to the hologram theme, I wanted to focus on holographic fabric. It is a trend I’ve seen in a few designers’ SS2015 collections. (A few other trends I’ve also seen are an influence in Asian culture, foil, and silver metallics.) … Continue reading

Fashion Meets Technology – Ralph Lauren SS15
Fashion Week

Fashion Meets Technology – Ralph Lauren SS15

hol·o·gram ˈhäləˌgram,ˈhōlə-/ noun noun: hologram; plural noun: holograms a three-dimensional image formed by the interference of light beams from a laser or other coherent light source. a photograph of an interference pattern that, when suitably illuminated, produces a three-dimensional image.   I wrote a three-part article last year that featured the use of holographic fabric in fashion. … Continue reading