What do high fashion and shoe soles have in common? Well, they’re both areas in which 3D printing has made the biggest leaps and bounds in the fashion world.
These days, it seems like the hype around 3D printing may have fizzled out a little. One day we may be able to print a T-shirt or blouse from the comfort of our own home, but for now, that reality probably remains a distant vision. So what does the future hold for 3D printing tech in fashion?
Luxury goods, vending machines, bookstores, beauty products: Everything is fair game in the high flying world of airport retail. And the tech industry is about to up the stakes again.
If airport retail continues to develop at the breakneck pace it's currently keeping, airport shopping corridors may become tourist destinations in their own right.
Womenswear etailer PrettyLittleThing has opened the doors of its 7,000 sq ft LA office on Melrose Avenue.
The two-storey building features the etailer’s office, along with a “unicorn lounge”, photography studio, pedicure stations and glam bar.
The new location will host events for influencers and celebrities, “providing a place for them to explore the brand and try on clothes.”
The designers bring leopard print, plunging necklines and heels to her second show in the capital.
A decade at New York fashion week transformed Victoria Beckham from a pop star into a serious fashion designer. After six months back on the London catwalk, she is again in touch with what she calls her “naughty side”.
In her second London show, Beckham flirted with a return to the body-conscious silhouette with which she made her name as a designer. In recent years, she has distanced herself from curvy party dresses in favour of fluid skirts, chunky knitwear and tailored coats.
The German sports apparel giant is accelerating the time it takes to bring a new shoe to the market from as long as 15 months to six months or less.
A parliamentary committee has announced that UK retailers are failing to promote environmental sustainability, reports The Guardian.
A number of major retailers - including Amazon UK, JD Sports, Sports Direct and TK Maxx - "were found to be lagging behind the rest of the industry when it came to their commitment to environmental sustainability and labour market initiatives", the Environmental Audit Committee document revealed.