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October 2022 Innovation Round-up

Welcome to the Fashion Innovation Round-up, a monthly summary of the most salient stories at the intersection of fashion and technology. Executive Summary The spookiest thing about October this year had nothing to do with Halloween. It was the price…
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Tech Takes Over New York Fashion Week

Technology has always played an interesting role at New York Fashion Week, but this September it seems the headlines were dominated by news of augmented reality filters, NFT drops, and collaborations with gaming platforms. Technology continues to play a role…
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August Innovation Round-up

Welcome to the Fashion Innovation Round-up, a monthly summary of the most salient stories at the intersection of fashion and technology. AUGUST 2022 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Early this month, the world lost iconic designer Issey Miyake, leaving a gaping hole in…
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Catch me at Elevate 2022

Conferences are seemingly in full swing again, which means the city of Toronto is welcoming back Elevate Conference. This multi-day event celebrates tech, entrepreneurship, and city-building across Canada and beyond. Electric Runway founder Amanda Cosco will be on stage interviewing…
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July 2022 Fashion Innovation Round-Up

Welcome to the Fashion Innovation Round-up, a monthly summary of the most salient stories at the intersection of fashion and technology. July 2022 Executive Summary While we may be in the dog days of summer, a recent release from Nike…
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June Fashion Innovation Round-up

Welcome to the Fashion Innovation Round-up, a monthly summary of the most salient stories at the intersection of fashion and technology. June 2022 Executive Summary While June is typically a slow month for fashion, this year is an exception to…
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Meta Wants to Sell you Digital Fashion

In case you missed the news last week, Meta announced it's going to open up a digital clothing store where you can purchase outfits for your avatars. Dubbed the "Meta Avatars Store," this virtual retail space will sell items from fashion…
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Amazon Unveils Virtual Try-on for Footwear

Retail giant Amazon is delving deeper into augmented reality with the rollout of its virtual try-on for sneakers. The new feature, available within the Amazon app for iOS users, lets you visualize how sneakers from New Balance, Adidas, Reebok, Puma,…
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