Slave/Master At The V&A Challenges Public Perception About Robots Through Dance At London Design Festival
However, if we take a look at the world around us now, and the machines working alongside humans, we see a very different picture. Medical robots are used to carry out complex and intricate surgical procedures, massively increasing success rates and minimising the number of associated complications
'Posture correction garment' - Image; Techstyler Following the RCA graduate show held a week before our interview, to which
It's Vanessa's opinion that using sustainability as a sales tool and part of the brand message, has an upside and a downside. The upside is the point of differentiation which can attract consumers, while the downside is that it puts the brand in a different niche for other consumers.
Starting her concept not from a designer standpoint, but from a question about whether there might be a consumer appetite for a hybrid textile apparel/shoe product, she placed a paid Facebook Ad (for £38.61, to be exact) aimed at her demographic (25-37 year old females in the UK and the US), reaching over 400,000 people, from which she had 55 surveys completed.
Marco cited one of the biggest challenges for the sustainability agenda currently as being consumer attitudes towards 'sustainable garments' and the false impression that sustainability means a compromise on design and/or quality. He is calling for a drive to help convince customers of the superiority of sustainable fashion and make it a major purchasing driver for consumers.
Our wearable tech, fashion tech (including smart textiles, wearables and soft robotics) and smart cities future is something I spend a great deal of time thinking about. How will fashion designers influence the wearable tech sector?
Phoebe English's Collection Sparks A Conversation Of Unity, But Where Are My Hijab-Wearing Sisters At London Fashion Week?
My closing thoughts rest on the rising global voices in fashion that originate from vastly different cultures and belief systems, and that speak on behalf of under-represented groups. I want to sit at shows and presentations alongside men and women representing all colours, faiths and styles
Community is a concept generating a huge amount of buzz in digital terms in the fashion industry, where brands engage customers online and build brand loyalty with the aim of learning more about them and increasing commercial success.
Fashion As A Tool For Expressing Identity And Sexuality - Art School Gets Personal At London Fashion Week Men
Thoughts about how this fashion presentation may look in the future woke me up this morning - way too early - after writing this article last night. It occurs to me that there will be other relationships to consider if art imitates life.
Wanting to dig a little deeper into the sport and technical aspects of the clothing, I asked about the differences between the commercially available jerseys and the ones the baseball players wear.