3d printing of clothes

Electrolooms 3D fabrics

3D printing will in future be a part of everyday life and we could potential be using it to create anything we need. Electroloom are taking real steps towards this future vision as it was designed to create 3D fabrics in the same way you can now print everyday objects without the need for sewing. Continue reading

Ralph Lauren Parsons

Ralph Lauren talks to us, Parsons students

Iconic American fashion powerhouse, Ralph Lauren gave an inspiring talk at Parsons as part of the ‘At Parsons Table’ talks with by Paul Goldberger and I was lucky enough to see him speak.

Ralph Lauren is a huge name in fashion design and seems fashion line embody the wholesome American image which many aspire to worldwide. When he walked on stage at the auditorium he was wearing a brown suede fringed jacket, worn jeans, walking boots, a white polo shirt and a heavy metal belt. He exuded the exact style that thousands try to emulate in wearing his clothes.

Stay in the and believe in yourself
– Ralph Lauren speaking at Parsons 

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Volumental’s fascinating future of shoes

The future of shoe shopping looks set to change. The lines between technology and fashion continue to blur and the latest technology could be set to transform the world of shoes. Imagine a future where you enter a shoe shop and the retailer already knows your exact size. No more trying on dozens of shoes to find the right pair, sounds good to me! Continue reading

Wearable technology becomes a minimalist bag

The wearable fashion trend continues to make its way into the fashion industry and this latest ‘HiSmart’ bag by lepow is no exception. Continue reading

Why McNulty believes the Apple Watch is mostly a fashion accessory

Martin McNulty believes that the Apple watch is  a poor product that doesn’t feel like something Steve jobs would create. What’s more he suggests that the watch will be more of a fashion accessory or vanity product than a useful piece of technology shown by its future appearance in Vogue’s September issue.

If he is indeed right about this product being more in the fashion world then will the average fashion lover really be willing to pay $300 for a fashion accessory that is neither creative nor fashion forward in its design. It is beautifully crafted, that isn’t in question, but is it cutting edge enough to truly embrace the fashion angle, only time will tell…

Dior fashion

‘Dior and I’ show the real world of fashion

Dior and I is a behind-the-scenes fashion documentary set to be released in April in the US which shows the fascinating world of the Christian Dior fashion house focusing on Raf Simons’ first haute couture collection. It beautifully demonstrates the everyday pressures of fashion and creativity.

This documentary shows the trials and tribulations of a creative designer during the most intense and chaotics times of the fashion world. It follows the sudden departure of Galliano and how newly appointed creative director Raf Simons must step up and create a couture collection in just 8 weeks. Continue reading

New York Natural History Museum

Nature’s own design

After a trip to the Butterfly Conservatory at the American museum of Natural History this weekend, I was blown away by the true beauty of nature. As a designer I couldn’t help but be I pressed by the complexity of the design of the butterfly and understand now why fashion and technology are looking to these beautiful creatures for inspiration.

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