Fashion

Google pays homage to the Versace dress that created Google Images

Google pays homage to the Versace dress that created Google Images

Technology and Fashion couldn't be farther from each other but there have always been times when the two become intertwined one way or another. The most recent example is Google's Projects Jacquard and Soli but, almost a decade ago, Google had an odd brush with fashion as well, way back in 2000 when Jennifer Lopez wore what became a highly-popular jungle dress by Versace. Now the tech giant is teaming up with the two personalities that unwittingly gave birth to one of Google Search's most popular features: image search.

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Gorillaz G-SHOCK watches return, one year later

Gorillaz G-SHOCK watches return, one year later

This week the folks at G-SHOCK revealed a set of new watches with Gorillaz designs. These two watches are the DW-5600 and the GA-2000 rolling with Gorillaz (original self-titled album) and the more recent release NOW NOW designs. These pieces of hardware will be the second wave of G-SHOCK x Gorillaz watches - the first featured the 5600 alone - in four different limited edition designs.

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YSL CIT-E backpack is Google Jacquard’s next piece of smart fashion

YSL CIT-E backpack is Google Jacquard’s next piece of smart fashion

On October the 15th there'll be a new piece of Google Project Jacquard smart clothing on the streets. It's the CIT-E Backpack in Canvas with Jacquard by Google, and it's been released by Yves Saint Laurent, aka YSL, or just Saint Laurent, the high-end fashion brand. This smart backpack will have been purchased by its wearer for approximately 795 Euro (right around $876 USD).

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Nike’s new subscription service isn’t as crazy as it sounds

Nike’s new subscription service isn’t as crazy as it sounds

If there's a current craze among corporations and conglomerates, it's subscription services. A huge number of companies out there are now offering monthly subscriptions, covering everything from streaming to food and even dog toys. Now Nike has announced it's getting in on the subscription frenzy, but what it's offering isn't as crazy as it sounds at first blush.

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Don’t buy that eBay Cyberpunk 2077 jacket – patience will pay off

Don’t buy that eBay Cyberpunk 2077 jacket – patience will pay off

There's no question that Cyberpunk 2077 was one of the biggest games at E3 2019. From the reveal that Keanu Reeves will be in the game (and the appearance of Reeves himself as a hype man) to the announcement of its release date at long last, Cyberpunk 2077 definitely dominated headlines and discussion throughout the week. Now, unfortunately, it seems that some people are looking to cash in on all that hype.

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Amazon StyleSnap uses AI to help users buy the perfect outfit

Amazon StyleSnap uses AI to help users buy the perfect outfit

During its re: MARS 2019 conference keynote today, Amazon announced StyleSnap, an AI-powered feature arriving in the Amazon App that helps users buy clothes they found in images. The system requires an input image, such as a screenshot, that features a particular fashion 'look' the user likes. StyleSnap uses this image to find clothing available for sale on the Amazon platform, paying close attention to the finer details.

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Louis Vuitton OLED screen bags are sure to grab all kinds of attention

Louis Vuitton OLED screen bags are sure to grab all kinds of attention

If you thought that wearables like smartwatches and bracelets were the pinnacle of fashion and technology, Louis Vuitton would beg to disagree. The luxury fashion brand has just revealed a fusion that will leave you in awe and bewilderment, in both good and bad ways. Presented as part of its 2020 Cruise Collection, this "Canvas of the Future" adds real OLED screens on a duffle bag and a bucket bag which are sure to attract the attention of everyone, including less savory individuals.

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Nike Fit app uses AI to determine your exact shoe size

Nike Fit app uses AI to determine your exact shoe size

Buying shoes is often shown on TV and movies as a very addicting and enjoyable activity. Reality is that picking the right size, especially for someone else, can be a stressful ordeal. Shoe sizes and measurements are anything but standard. Fortunately, Nike, one of the biggest names in the shoe industry has decided to use that special AI and machine learning sauces to make that process a little less tedious.

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Karl Lagerfeld dead at 85, here’s the short list of his rudest quotes

Karl Lagerfeld dead at 85, here’s the short list of his rudest quotes

Karl Lagerfeld died this week at age 85 as a master of fashion, creative director, and most importantly artist (and human work of art). Before we go too far into this article, I need to make clear the word "rude" here isn't meant as a negative. It's meant in the sense that Lagerfeld had a way with words, one that was at once startling, sharp, and smart. And it all comes down to sweatpants.

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Warby Parker’s iPhone app uses ARKit to let you virtually try on glasses

Warby Parker’s iPhone app uses ARKit to let you virtually try on glasses

Shopping for glasses is something that typically needs to be done in person, as you generally want to see how a set of frames both fits and looks on your face. With the rise of augmented reality, though, the process of trying on a pair of glasses is something that could be done anywhere, anytime. That's what Warby Parker thinks at least, as it's rolled out a new feature for its iPhone app that allows you to try on glasses without having to first head into a brick and mortar store.

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Nike power laces return in 2019 for lower price

Nike power laces return in 2019 for lower price

The average consumer might be able to afford the next Nike self lacing shoes - imagine that! Nike's announcement this week suggests that the Back to the Future shoe will be back - sort of - inside the next year. This next-generation release won't LOOK LIKE the original Nike Air Mag, but they'll work pretty much the same. This is the "future of footwear" in the form of a Nike shoe called Nike HyperAdapt, complete with Nike E.A.R.L. (Electric Adaptable Reaction Lacing).

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Samsung x Legal Fake Supreme : A developing mess

Samsung x Legal Fake Supreme : A developing mess

Today we're taking a peek at an unfolding story of Samsung teaming up with the clothing and accessories brand Supreme. An announcement was made at Samsung's China-based reveal event for the Samsung Galaxy A8s that the brand Samsung would be collaborating with the brand Supreme. In a twist, it would appear that the Supreme in this collaboration is not the original Supreme, but an Italy-based group that aimed to essentially steal the Supreme brand for their own products.

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