An apple a day makes wearable tech pay

Wearable tech doesn’t only have to mean gadgets and gizmos – it can also mean apples. We’ve had skincaring tights and jeans before but they’ve never really taken off. Now Japanese chemical maker Teijin said it’s developed a new fibre containing cosmetic ingredient malic acid (which is found most abundantly in apples) that means care-as-you-wear…

Pre-fall 16 influencer: Red Valentino

Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli continue to make Red Valentino as big an influencer as its (more expensive) mainline elder sister Valentino. Let’s hope they don’t get any ideas about label-merging, something many other  brands are doing at the moment.