Wearable technology

Wearable tech no longer the Next Big Thing? Be patient

We live in an age of wearable technology and it won’t be long before everyone has at least one wearable. Right? Wrong actually. Apparently wearables (in the US at least) aren’t living up to expectations. Growth in 2017 is expected to be lower than previously predicted with research firm eMarketer saying usage is likely to…

See by Chloé, Fendi, Just Cavalli pre-fall 17

Pre-fall 17 outerwear trend: Caped Crusaders

Capes appear frequently on the runways but don’t always filter through to the mainstream. Yet their appearance in (relatively) large numbers in the pre-fall 17 lookbooks suggests designers think this might be the (pre-)season for them to make a breakthrough. Pre-fall is, after all, the most commercial of collections, not the time to make grand…