The fashion and technological industry are always changing. Fashion and technology are interchangeable and have travelled on a parallel journey over many years. Beginning with the boom box in the seventies and progressing to the iPod of today, technology has advanced vastly.
Fashion designers such as Dutch Anouk Wipprecht, are marrying fashion with technology to create amazing statement pieces. Wipprecht has designed the DareDroid-a dress that makes drinks, as well as the Pseudomorphs-a self-painting dress.
Terese Alstin and Anna Haupt have created an Airbag for Cyclists, that’s worn around the neck. The airbag will pop open and protect the wearer’s head in the case of impact. Frontline Gloves, created by Ashwin Rajan and Kevin Cannon allow firefighters to communicate with each other through hand gestures. Many designers are looking to recycled goods in order to create wearable fashion. Designers such as SegraSegra have created jackets and T-shirts out of the inner tubes of bicycles. Emma Whiteside has created a beautiful gown from recycled radiator copper. Fashion and technology can even be used to create energy. It has long been known that movement creates energy and Soledad Martin is working on a prototype for shoes that can actually charge a sell phone while walking or jogging.
Fashion helps technology to become known as is the case with Google Glass. Otherwise unknown, they became quite popular with Diane Von Furstenburg”s fashion show. Her models wearing the specs made them an instant hit. Fashion and technology help each other out and we can all benefit from this amazing friendship.
Chris Burch, CEO and founder of Burch Creative Capital, has a vision to create a positive and lasting impact on the lives of his customers. Burch has almost 40 years of experience as a successful investor as well as an entrepreneur. He has also had a hand in helping more than 50 companies rise to success. He has a feel for consumer behavior concerning direct as well as international sourcing. He has used this to his advantage and to better help develop products that suit the ever-changing needs of his consumers.
Chris Burch has an impressive portfolio, including introductions of ED by Ellen DeGeneres, Nihiwatu, Poppin, Cocoon9, and TRADEMARK. He has also established brands such as Jawbone, Voss Water, and Faena Hotel + Universe. He is currently developing lifestyle and consumer products that include Blink Health, Chubbies, Little Duck Organics, Soludos, and BaubleBar.
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