FashTech Digest #4 | 2014 Fashion & Tech trends, 2015 forecasts

2014 comes to its end, and we can look back on this year’s Fashion & Tech trends as well as the coming year’s trends. 2015 is said to be the year of wearable tech…

5 Highs (and Lows) from the Year in Fashion – NY Times

It’s been a funny, mixed-up year in fashion. Influencers, trends to wear, designers comings and goings, brands as patrons brands as plaintiffs, men’s wear explodes.

The Year in Fashion and Tech – The Creators Project

2014 was the year of the wearable: we saw tech-laced smart garments that could grant us superhuman abilities, keep us healthy, reveal our deepest emotions, make us better communicators, and revolutionize our bodies.

The 5 biggest trends in Fashion and Tech in 2014 – Fashionista

A look back to look forward.

 Accessories Trend: Tech Style – WWD

Once upon a time, the worlds of tech and style were strangers. Today, they have an essential synergy in the newest high-tech accessories designed for the fashion-savvy.

 Oakley future sport project – Wearable Experiments

Wearable Experiments introduces “BIG AIR” Snowboard Flying Jacket Concept at Oakley’s Future Sport Project.

Do You Have a Light? Ralph Lauren Does – NY Times

Ralph Lauren launches its connected bag, with light and chargeur inside. Well, not so much of an innovation…

Marques for millennials – The Economist
Technology has narrowed the distance between designers and consumers and sparked a conversation.

My-Wardrobe Domain Name Bought by Net-a-Porter – Business Of Fashion

Fashion e-tailer My-Wardrobe has stopped trading and sold its domain name to Net-a-Porter.

Is Asia Setting the Trends on Selfies? – Advertising Age

Selfies Are Huge in Asia, and Brands Are Having Fun With Them.

Apple is top wearable device brand – Warc

Apple is by some margin the preferred brand for US wearable device buyers, according to a new survey that also confirmed the influence of brand trust on the decision-making process.

Samsung says wearables will be the next ‘power’ trend in the workplace – Mashable

In a new trends report, Samsung says the next wave of “power dressing” for workplace leaders will include wearable technology. That’s right — business professionals will be all about smartwatches and other wearables in 2015, which will become a status symbol of savviness and professionalism.

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