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Convinced that fashion technology is just about weird-looking spaceman products that your Silicon Valley friends can't stop talking about, but none of your NYC friends want to wear? Hold onto your 3-D-printed hats and think again. The next wave might be all about "wearables" (some more wearable than others), but there’s so much more to the buzzy business than a bunch of investors flashing Google Glass.
Just ask Lisa Morales-Hellebo, executive director and co-founder of the New York Fashion Tech Lab (an accelerator program that matches fashion-tech innovators with retailers) who gave us the scoop on what’s new and next. On the horizon? Improvements and breakthroughs are happening in basically every sector of the fashion industry, and not just on things you can wear (though those are pretty neat). Morales-Hellebo is particularly stoked on advancements in the back-end, and there are big changes a-coming to the way we shop in person. We've come a long way since Hypercolor. Read on to see how.
Chances are, the outfit you picture when you hear "black tie" is probably a dress. It may even be a gown — if you're feeling extra-fancy. The whole black-tie-means-dress thing is a fairly common notion among partygoers, and for good reason. Straying from this norm can prove difficult. Terrifying, even. But, that doesn't read
Oh na na, what's her Bond name?
News broke yesterday, September 29, that the "Umbrella" singer was slated to star in the forthcoming 007 film Bond 24. Though it's unconfirmed, many of our readers were pretty open to the idea. Rihanna's tough, she's stunning, and gives zero you-know-whats. She'd make a fine addition to read