The Fast Fashion Industry Could Drown Itself

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Fast fashion is a growing source of carbon emissions. But those emissions could well be its undoing; carbon pollution is worsening climate change, including impacts in the heart of fast fashion garment hubs around the world.

Worn Out: The Fashion Industry's Giant Waste Problem

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'Why are you dressed like that' meme celebrates our favorite fashion misses

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People can be rude and unnecessarily outspoken, but a new meme is here to help you cope with overcritical fashion eyes. meme is a two-part dialogue and photo tweet format that celebrates fun, quirky, and unconventional fashion. More about Fashion , Memes , Culture , and Web Culture.

IT As Fashion Statement

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Dratz again

Fashionable Wearable Charger for your Smartphone

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This Fashionable Bracelet Doubles Up As A Portable Charger For Your Smartphone [Video] (redmondpie.com). QBracelet wearable battery taps into fashion (slashgear.com). Q Design introduces QBracelet, a fashion accessory that charges your mobile devices (9to5mac.com). By Katie Kennedy. Q Designs has created a unique bracelet that increases your phone’s battery life.

A fashion designer made a dress powered by your brain — Future Blink

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Fashion tech designer Anouk Wipprecht incorporates engineering, robotics, and interactive design into her futuristic projects. More about Google , Mashable Video , Intel , Cirque Du Soleil , and Fashion Technology. Google Mashable Video Intel Cirque Du Soleil Fashion Technology

Worn Out: The Fashion Industry's Big Oil Problem

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E-ink: Taking Fashion to a New Level

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Now, e-ink is transitioning to the fashion world. By Katie Kennedy. Today we are just beginning to see what e-ink has to offer. With e-readers, e-ink multi-cards, the Pebble smartwatch, and more devices on the market, e-ink can be used in a variety of ways due to its flexibility. A new Lithuania-based start up company, iShüu Technologies, has created Volvorii Timeless peep-toe heels that incorporates e-ink. Currently, iShüu Technologies is seeking funding on Indiegogo.

A garment technologist created a fashion line for fellow disabled folks — Future Blink

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More about Fashion , Mashable Video , Wheelchair Users , Amputees , and Inclusive. Fashion Mashable Video Wheelchair Users Amputees InclusiveWhen garment technologist Victoria Jenkins became disabled in her 20s, she realized how limited clothing options could be.so

How to cut ties with fast fashion when you really, really love clothes

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As a teenager, I would pore over catalogues and fashion magazines, dreaming of the day my shopping budget would exceed my meagre pocket money allowance. Since then, my relationship with fashion since has been beset with ups and downs. Social Good Fashion Sustainability Fast Fashion

The future of anti-surveillance fashion is bright (because the world is going to hell)

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In the future, they could be the ultimate anti-surveillance fashion statement. Over the past decade, computer science researchers, artists, fashion designers, and hobbyists have been creating clothing that makes it harder for surveillance systems to identify people.

Tech meets fashion in Shami Oshun's stunning designs

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More about Tech , Fashion , Small Business , Mashable Shopping , and Culture. Tech Fashion Small Business Mashable Shopping Culture

WornOnTV: The charming fashion blog tracking all your favorite TV outfits

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Though I only rewatch Hart of Dixie once every few years, thanks to my favorite fashion blog, WornOnTV.net , Zoe Hart's stylish shorts and Lemon Breeland's elaborate dresses are available for me to gaze at in admiration and longing whenever I please. Lifestyle Television Fashion Blogs Cultur

'Squid Game' fashion isn't just for Halloween. It's taking over your entire wardrobe.

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Fashion. The popularity of Squid Game has resulted in a surge of interest in anything to do with the minimalist retro fashion displayed in the series: tracksuits, boiler suits, and white slip-ons. The Squid Game effect is real.

IMVU will host digital fashion and NFT showcase on May 27-28

Venture Beast

IMVU will host a diverse digital fashion show and showcase for nonfungible tokens (NFTs) on May 27 to May 28. Read More.

This High-End Alien Fashion Line Is Xenomorph Couture

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In space, no one can hear you scream —but everyone can still see how good you look if you’re wearing La Femme et Noir’s new fashion line based on Ridley Scott ’s 1979 sci-fi masterpiece Alien.

Cisco fashions tactical ransomware defense

Network World

Cisco has taken a look at its security capabilities and those of its partners and come up with a playbook to address ransomware. Ransomware Defense can incorporate a range of Cisco products and address different levels of concern customers might have about ransomware, says Dan Hubbard, the CTO for Cisco’s security business. More on Network World: Cisco Talos: Spam at levels not seen since 2010 To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

TikTok's fantasy fashion trend is like a modern day Polyvore

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Yahoo purchased the site in 2015 for a reported $200 million , and it was eventually sold to fashion retailer Ssense in 2018 , and erased from the internet. Fashion is aspirational and a form of self creation.

Don't Let Amazon's Cheap Fashion Fool You

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I have spent an ungodly amount of time the past two days on Amazon, curating this cursed blog of bad Prime Day deals. A lot of these terrible deals are on extremely ugly pieces of clothing that the seller likely just needed to get rid of.

The Fashion Industry Is Getting More Intelligent With AI

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Read Ronald Schmelzer’s article in Forbes about the ways in which the fashion industry is using AI: The fashion industry is just as much about creating demand and brand awareness as it is about the manufacturing of fashion products.

Emma Stone brings punk fashion and classic Disney villainy to the first 'Cruella' trailer

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Cruella film is a prequel to 101 Dalmations , depicting a young Cruella de Vil and the fashion career that led her to stealing puppies for coats. Our first look at the origin story of Disney villain Cruella de Vil is here.

Popular Danish fashion ERP provider opens service in New York

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Admiral Consulting Group has concluded a partnership agreement to sell, implement and support the ERP solutions of Denmark’s TRIMIT Fashion, a multi-vertical integrated software system for the fashion and apparel industry based on Microsoft Dynamics. TRIMIT covers the entire fashion industry value chain from design through quotation/order and production to customer service.

'Cruella' is the most fashionable party you'll attend this summer

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Cruella, a character once memorialized in song as "an inhuman beast," is reimagined as Estella (Emma Stone), a fashion genius who's not so much evil as misunderstood and maligned — not unlike Tonya Harding in director Craig Gillespie's last film, I, Tonya.

Epic’s high-fashion collaboration with Balenciaga in Fortnite includes a hoodie for a walking dog

The Verge

Epic Games is partnering with fashion house Balenciaga to bring the first-ever high-fashion Fortnite skins into the game. Epic isn’t the first video game to collaborate with a fashion house. Fortnite is fashion.”. It’s Doggo in a hoodie. Image: Epic Games.

The Long History of Star Trek Uniform Fashions

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The debate over whether or not Starfleet is a military organization, a scientific one, or a messy, often contradictory combination of both has been a part of Star Trek since it began. One thing that we can always be certain of though? It loves a wardrobe shakeup.

Neon Cowboys: The Black-owned fashion brand lighting up country music

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More about Fashion , Mashable Shopping , Neon Cowboys , Culture , and Startups. Fashion Mashable Shopping Neon Cowboys Culture StartupsAsia Hall got the idea for Neon Cowboys at the Stagecoach Music Festival in Indio, California one year.

These Airbag Jeans Could Fashionably Protect Motorcyclists

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Strapping on a leather suit can protect you from a nasty case of road rash should you wipe out on a motorcycle, but that’s about it. For more robust protection during a crash, several companies have been developing airbag technology for motorcycles, including a pair of inflatable jeans designed to protect a rider’s… Read more. safety airbags motorcycles gadgets tech consumer tech airbag inside sweden ab pants clothing mocycle

Amazon launches ‘Luxury Stores’ to bring high-end fashion brands to Prime shoppers on mobile

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Amazon has launched its Luxury Stores shopping experience, bringing high-end fashion to Prime members through the Amazon mobile app. Amazon Amazon Luxury Stores fashion retail style(Amazon.com screen grab). Maybe it’s time to get out of the quarantine sweatpants.

Couture Meets Data Centers During Paris Fashion Week

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Internet infrastructure inspires clothing collection by Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld Read More. Featured Popular

Vertebrae lets fashion retail websites offer AR try-ons, no app needed

Venture Beast

Fashion retailing has become challenging thanks to store closures and pandemic concerns, but web-based AR try-on tools could help stores sell more online.

Neiman Marcus will acquire Stylyze, a Seattle startup that helps online home and fashion retailers

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Luxury retail giant Neiman Marcus Group this week announced that it will acquire Stylyze , a Seattle startup founded in 2010 that sells “merchandising-as-a-service” software to online home and fashion retailers. Stylyze founders Kristen Miller (right) and Lisa Perrone.

Nordstrom buys stake in Topshop and Topman fashion brands in deal with UK online giant Asos

GeekWire

Nordstrom has acquired a minority stake in the fashion brands Topshop, Topman, Miss Selfridge and HIIT through a deal with UK online giant Asos, in the Seattle-based retailer’s latest bid to boost its digital business and appeal to millennials.

WFH in comfort with these fashionably functional picks

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You Got This is a series that spotlights the gear you need to improve one area of your life. If you buy something from this post, we may earn an affiliate commission. Working from home doesn't have to be drab, and joggers aren't just for jogging.

Rick & Morty Anime Will Return Very Soon, in Spooktacular Fashion

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An interesting result in the long-running Friday the 13th lawsuit has emerged. Chris Columbus will no longer direct Five Nights at Freddy’s. Rob Zombie teases The Munsters ’ haunted abode. Plus, Doom Patrol takes on Dada , and a new look at R.L. Stine’s Disney+ horror anthology. Spoilers get!

Etsy acquires Depop for $1.6 billion, doubling their ante in the e-fashion arena

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Folk art and fashion found a home online in Etsy, an online marketplace for small-time artisans to hawk their wares. The company announced plans to purchase Depop, a site dedicated to users selling secondhand clothing

Look at this cool LED face mask made by a fashion entrepreneur

The Verge

At the start of the coronavirus pandemic, fashion designer Chelsea Klukas of Lumen Couture was planning to make some standard cloth face masks for friends. Other fashion designers are picking up on this too, I think we will start to see like the Rolex version of masks.”.

Fitbit's Fashionable New Fitness Tracker Is a Solid Alternative to a Smartwatch

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The humble fitness tracker has long since been eclipsed by the smartwatch. It’s easy to understand why, of course but it’s left anyone looking for something simpler—and cheaper—with dinky wristbands to choose from that aren’t much to look at.

Access Governance: Managing the who and what of data access rights in a timely fashion

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Inevitably, there will be some components that still need to be accomplished in a manual fashion. If something is different than the “norm” for a role, it can be revoked in a timely fashion. Dean Wiech. Over the past decade, many organizations have, or at least attempted to, implement access governance (AG) applications within their organizations.

CLOAK and swagger: Apparel brand teams with Microsoft for ‘Minecraft Dungeons’ fashion line

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Check out the launch trailer for “Minecraft Dungeons”: Geek Life Cloak fashion Games Gaming Microsoft Minecraft Dungeons MojangA “Minecraft Dungeons” cloak available from the apparel company CLOAK. CLOAK Photo).

Keynote: Social Media in Fashion Retailing

Trends in the Living Networks

Tomorrow morning I am giving a keynote to the managers of a national shopping center group about the power of social media in retail, focused on fashion. The presentation covers three domains: The Social Landscape : A quick overview of the role of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Tumblr in fashion retailing. Social Media Strategy : A run through our well-known Social Media Strategy Framework in the context of fashion.

Old-fashioned business travel is dead (but don't blame the pandemic)

ComputerWorld IT Management

Everyone knows that business travel nearly stopped during the pandemic. But not everyone agrees about what happens next. Hotels and airlines are optimistic, saying it's only a matter of time before the sector comes roaring back to its former glory.

CIO interview: How River Island is using cloud to fend off its fast fashion competitors

Computer Weekly

River Island CIO, Doug Gardner, on how embracing cloud, online and mobile devices is driving sales in its high street stores

Tech Moves: Xbox hires Seattle gaming vet Kim Swift; Frontdoor adds Amazon Fashion leader; more

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Tony Bacos , former vice president and CTO of Amazon Fashion, has been hired at Frontdoor as the company’s first senior vice president and chief digital officer. Kim Swift. LinkedIn Photo). — Kim Swift has been named the senior director of cloud gaming for Xbox Game Studios Publishing.