Wearable Translator for Travellers

My head is always in the clouds, I love to travel. Meeting new people, exploring new lands, tasting new food, immersing myself in a new culture has always driven me to travel more. One of the largest problems that arise when I travel, besides the state of my bank account, is language barriers.

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MakeFashion 5.0 Sneak Peek (Part 4)

Make Fashion 5.0 will be held on April 1st, 2017 at the TELUS Spark in Calgary, Alberta. We have our submissions in and teams are busy creating their intricate designs. Here’s our fourth (and last) sneak peek on a few more of the pieces that will be showcased at the gala and background on the makers behind the project. Read more

Behind the Scenes Spotlight: Zyris

This week we wanted to take a break from the sneak peeks of our 2017 gala and take a moment to showcase our friends and sponsors, Zyrisfor all the behind the scenes work that they do to ensure MakeFashion goes off without a hitch!

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MakeFashion 5.0 Sneak Peek (Part 3)

Make Fashion 5.0 will be held on April 1st, 2017 at the TELUS Spark in Calgary, Alberta. We have our submissions in and teams are busy creating their intricate designs. Here’s third sneak peek on a few more of the pieces that will be showcased at the gala and background on the makers behind the project.

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MakeFashion 5.0 Sneak Peek (Part 2)

Make Fashion 5.0 will be held on April 1st, 2017 at the TELUS Spark in Calgary, Alberta. We have our submissions in and teams are busy creating their intricate designs. Enjoy a sneak peek on a few more of the pieces that will be showcased at the gala and background on the makers behind the project.

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MakeFashion 5.0 Sneak Peek

Make Fashion 5.0 will be held on April 1st, 2017 at the TELUS Spark in Calgary, Alberta. We have our submissions in and teams are busy creating their intricate designs. Enjoy a of a sneak peek on a few of the pieces that will be showcased at the gala and background on the makers behind the project.

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New Year, New [Tech]

January. A time for new beginnings, new resolutions, and new gym memberships. A time where the gyms are packed with people hoping to lose their holiday weight gain and become a healthier version of themselves. Wearable tech has become an asset to people who are serious about the gym. Fitness trackers have grown from cheap and simple step trackers to devices that can monitor your heart and track your sleep. Here are a list of the best wearable gadgets for getting in shape.

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MakeFashion with FashionWare at CES 2017

We are pleased to be showcasing our work at this year’s CES 2017 in Las Vegas with FashionWare. Catch the runway show to see “Pretty Flowers” by Maria Orduz and “Lumen Couture” by Chelsea Klukas and Chris Corner.

Hosted by Project Runway’s Nick Verreos, the show features tech-forward attire and accessories for everyone from the business exec to the bling lover, the sports devotee to the mobile-centric family. This year you’ll see the latest from head-ware to foot-ware, from new fabrics to new chipsets, from wearable payment systems, to displaying your emotions on your sleeve. FashionWare Show takes place on the main stage of the Living in Digital Times Pavilion at the Sands Convention Center.

The event is on Jan 6, 2017 with three runway times. Details on the event are here.

Athena, New Tech to Protect Women.

Yasmine Mustafa, a Philadelphia-based entrepreneur, has created a new device, Athena, a simple device with a big goal- protect women from physical assaults at the touch of a button.

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Wearable Tech Gifts for Christmas 2016

The countdown to Christmas has begun and if you’re anything like me, you have not even thought about what you’re getting your loved ones this year! This is probably one of the  the most stressful, busy, hectic times of the year, but don’t worry- here are 9 cool wearable tech gift ideas for your tech loving friends / family!

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