Are you curious about what you might be wearing in the future? Or do you want to try on the latest wearable technology or learn more about new textile materials and intelligent clothing? This is your change! During London Fashion week Imperial Lates presents a (cat)walk through the future of fashion; join digital embroidery workshops, speak to AI fashion consultants and discover the latests technology trends!
Join Het Nieuwe Instituut and their guests Yophi Ignacia, Sonja Antosalo, Janne Baetsen, Ben Wubs, Susanne Vegter, Marina Toeters and Saskia van Stein during this unique conversation about the current and future role that fashion plays in individuals' lives, our society and today's economy.
Join the Fashionbytes: Fashion Sustainability talk and dive into the world the most revolutionary and sustainable materials, together with Kresse Wesling MBE (Co-Founder Elvis & Kresse) and Anne Prahl PhD (Design & Innovation Textiles).
Sustainability has become a global buzzword across all industries, but many independent brands struggle to include aspects of eco-fashion to make their business both profitable, impact and sustainable. The seminar 'The Ethics of Fashion' of the UK Fashion & Textile Association aims to some of the most important issues that small business face when it comes to the question of sustainable and conscious fashion and we will look at different aspects of an ethical brand.
For anyone who has design on their mind the Dutch Design Week is definitely one not-to-be-missed design experience! Dutch Design Week Eindhoven is the largest design event in Northern Europe and presents work and concepts from more than 2,600 designers to more than 335,000 visitors from home and abroad. Expect a week full of creative connections,
An evening beyond stereotypes; a conversation about how gender fluidity became natural in the narrative of the work of Max Barnett (Editor in Chief at Pylot Magazine), Bex Day (fashion and documentary photographer), Masha Mombelli (stylist and art director), and Jacob Mallinson Bird (model and drag queen). Learn more about their insights and experience in the fashion and photography industry as well as the importance of controlling our own narrative in visual culture to keep an open discussion.
Join our MIND FASHION friends and holographic experts DoubleMe and the V&A Research Institute's artist in residence, Rachel Ara for a behind-the-scenes look at her new mixed reality installation ‘The Transubstantiation of Knowledge’. The installation interweaves stories from Franciscan nuns, computer code and contemporary technologies to investigate systems of knowledge and power.
Can we share love with robots? Discover the answer at ROBOT LOVE in Eindhoven, an up close & personal with robots-experience for everyone with an interest in art, design and technology. ROBOT LOVE is a large-scale, international expo experience about how humans, robots and Artificial Intelligence relate and includes an exhibition of contemporary art, various events, a fascinating education program, the ROBOT LOVE Academy and the ROBOT Café.
During London Design Festival the Global Design Forum puts the spotlight on innovative design thinking and the minds shaping its future at the V&A. You can expect inspiring talks, debates, tours and workshops of industry's innovators from all corners of the global design community.
Join guest speakers Jeremy Myerson (Helen Hamlyn Chair of Design), Sîon Parkinson (Dundee Design Festival & Tilde Arts curator of Dundee’s installation at LDB 2018) and Sumantro Ghose (Managing Director LDB) during a fascinating panel discussion that explores wellbeing and mental health in cities and looks at how design can affect social cohesion and human experience in the urban environment.
A must hear panel discussion about the current relationship between technology and the new digital consumer organized by Tiger Heart. Dissecting the ever-evolving relationship between humans, the new digital consumer and technology! Guest speakers include Lara Mazzoni (Bodi.Me), Janne Baetsen (MIND FASHION), Vanessa Whiteside (Contented Brothers), Gavin Williams (Quander) and Viviane Paraschiv (Have FA/TE).
Today's world bombards us with (social) media messages, that - consciously or uncounsciously - influence our thoughts on what we define and promote as beauty, diversity and inclusivity. But, how can we actively champion and create a culture of body positivity, for all, for good? Join Fashion Roundtable in an evening of thought-provoking discussion on biases and ideas around inclusivity and diversity within fashion.
How does design influence our emotions? Discover how 40 countries, cities and territories at Somerset House reflect their vision on this year's London Design Biennale theme: Emotional States! The London Design Biennale is a must see, and much loved highlight of the global design calendar, presenting some of the world’s most exciting, inspiring and ambitious designers, innovators and curators.
Arcade East, London College of Fashion’s new project space, presents a summer programme that focuses on Sustainability and Innovation. Ranging from A Toolkit for the Future, Hybrid Bodies Workshops, a day of speculative design workshops in collaboration with the V&A’s The Future Starts Here exhibition programme, to a series of events during the London Design Festival in September
Join FASHIONCLASH and internationally-renowned guests José Teunissen, Adam Peacock, Dai Rees, Ben Wubs, Mariangela Lavanga, Maaike de Haardt and Susanne Vegter (moderator) during this unique conversation about the current and future role that fashion plays in individuals' lives, our society and today's economy.
An 2 hours informal space to play and test out ideas and new work responding to the latest research and developments in the world of sensorial practice. Open Senses: Ideas in Progress is linked to closeness and belonging: including migration, politics of touch and tactile deprivation, and the identity of people with learning disabilities across history.
An evening exploring the post-technological futures of everything together with Barcelona-based platform IAM. An invitation to subvert paradoxes, question the status quo, challenge dominant cultural narratives, binary mindsets and programmes; refreshing the meaning of subversion by stimulating planetary, long-term & critical thinking and doing.
As Artificial Intelligence (AI) is taking the retail world by storm [and will continue to do so], Women of Wearables is putting the spotlight on various aspects of the consumer goods industry that are currently being affected by AI technology. Founders, researchers and technologists will be share their fascinating stories and interesting views on all things AI, Machine Learning, Blockchain, Consumer Goods, Wearable Tech and everything in between!
To raise awareness about some of the challenges of fashion industry, as well as possible solutions, Marija Butkovic of Women of Wearables brings together five female founders who will share their entrepreneurial stories and views on all things fashion tech, sustainability, smart textiles and everything in between.
Join the opening lecture in a series of annual talks by the 62 Group at the Fashion and Textile Museum. Guest speaker Jessica Hemmings, Professor of Crafts at HDK, University of Gothenburg will time travel to 2028' and imagine the future of textile art. Textile artist Caron Penney will showcase 62 Group’s new exhibition, CTRL/Shift.
Menswear Revolution: The Transformation of Contemporary Men’s Fashion Author McCauley Bowstead questions the wider effect of contemporary menswear on gender, fashion and the body during this insightful talk on the transformation of Menswear.
The Self and the Selfie is the second in a new series of IAI Events, tackling narcissism and creativity in Generation Selfie. Join this unique evening of #NarcissismDebate with speakers Simon Blackburn, Doll Pvssy Cat, Amy Grier, and Tim Dowling.
Questioning the concept of luxury feels more important than ever, due to the increase of environmental, economic and social risks are increasing and focus on global resources. The talk Is Luxury Sustainable? brings together designers and social thinkers to discuss #luxury, #sustainability and #design.
Prof Carolyn Mair discusses the psychological issues in the preparation, execution and aftermath of the high-profile ‘Big Four’ fashion weeks that take place twice a year in Paris, Milan, London and New York.