Fashion Technology has become so much more than a passing trend.
#FashionTech has an astronomical base on Twitter and countless startups. Even established brands (such as Burberry, Dior, Tommy Hilfiger, Topshop) are implementing technology in their products and business models. The paradigm has shifted and Fashion Tech is here to stay. But are you mind-boggled by the sheer amount of content? Or maybe you’re interested in learning about Fashion Tech but can’t exactly relate to it. Anyways, this post caught your attention for a reason, and I’m here to share with you the accounts that can perhaps make Fashion Tech exciting and relatable for you.
Before reading on, just know these accounts (or Fashion Tech in general) may or may not be your cup of tea. I’m simply recommending people whose content taught me most of what I know. Whether you agree or not is totally fine!
They’re a digital magazine that provides news on how technology is enriching fashion and lifestyle. They tweet out the trending stories they’ve gathered. You’ll find out about quite a lot of new products from them. Like these t-shirts and bras that track calorie intake!!
Women of Wearables
An organization of women supporting women in Fashion Tech, Technology, Science, Engineering, and Mathematics. You’ll learn about female innovators, their ideas, and how they brought them to life. Hearing from real people gives Fashion Tech a new human touch.
Tech Noir Lab
A platform curated by fashion designer Femka Van Buuren of Louis Vuitton. This account has a super strong futuristic/cyber-punk aesthetic. They cover stories on products from high end brands. Such as this LED Boy Chanel handbag. They’re also an avid advocate of making fashion more sustainable.
We Are Wearables
Finally a Toronto-based fashion tech community! You’ll get your coverage on big topics, like Microsoft’s new prototype for Augmented Reality glasses. More importantly, you get to know about the events they host where you can connect with Toronto’s Fashion Tech scene!
Is reading not your forté? Check out Electric Runway for podcasts and videos from the front lines of Fashion Tech. The woman behind the brand, Amanda Cosco, deconstructs complex topics (like fashion and virtual reality) in a way that anybody can understand. She’s also got you updated on the buzz products in Fashion Tech.
Any of these accounts resonate with you? Let’s talk in the comments below!
wow chocolavender…great post! technology and fashion in one sentence!!! Thanks for making the topic relatable.
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Thank you! I’m glad to hear you enjoyed it!