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Added 13 July, 2015

One common complaint about wearable technology is that while wearables may currently be in fashion, most are far from fashionable. Coming at this question from the other direction, the developers of the Tago Arc bracelet have created wearable tech that doesn't do anything more than look good. It's uniqueness comes from its ability to change...

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Added 17 June, 2015

Consumers increasingly want to know where the products they consume come from, how they are made, and the social and environmental impacts those products have on the people who make them and the places they come from. This trend is most obvious in the food and beverage sector, where consumers are increasingly demanding – and receiving –...

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Added 12 May, 2015

We're seeing lots of high-tech clothing options created now, from 3D-printed shoes that dynamically adapt to your movement in real-time, to shirts that communicate with brand...

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Added 12 May, 2015

Any athlete can tell you how important it is to have great shoes that hold up to hours of game time and miles of footwork. Perfecting fitting footwear helps optimize performance by minimizing pain and maximizing efficiency. Trouble is that each of us has a unique footprint that is additionally impacted by factors such as how and where we put...

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Added 25 April, 2015

It's been few years since sport shoe giants Nike and Adidas have been offering customers the ability to customize their own sneakers by choosing the colors of various parts. The success of this offering is partly due Millennials’ desire for uniqueness, a result of being told ad infinitum as children that each is a “special snowflake.” Whether...

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Added 24 April, 2015

Almost everybody with a smartphone has probably taken a selfie. The practical needs of taking loads of close-ups of your own face are dubious, and many have pointed to it being rather narcissistic, but perhaps it is leading to something even more serious: a rise in plastic surgery procedures. Sure, we’ve always had mirrors, but they provide us...

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Added 23 April, 2015

We have already spotlighted in-store computer screens, and even vending machines, that are capable of analysing your face and clothes, and then offering style and make-up suggestions. Now an app called Beautiful Me does something similar, right from your own home. Connect to Facebook and it looks at up to 500 of your online photos, analyzes...

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Added 23 April, 2015

Smart watches will be the must-get items for Christmas 2015, but at least one new product is proving that the wearable trend goes far beyond tech. Analog Watch Co., a Philadelphia-based watchmaker that professes a love of nature and makes watches out of wood, had another hit on their hands with a miniature ant farm you wear on your wrist they...

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Added 21 April, 2015

3D printing is helping to drive a long-term trend towards personalization and customization that can give everyone exactly what they want. Because it is so personal to begin with, fashion has long been at the frontline of personalization. And the epitome of personalization when it comes to apparel has always been bespoke goods: one-offs that...

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Added 20 April, 2015

One test of smart watches and other wearables’ ability to win the hearts of customers will be their ability to been seen as stylish by the people who wear them. Are they practical? Sometimes. Are they comfortable? Often. But most importantly for most potential wearers is the question of whether it looks good. Keenly aware of this sensibility,...