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Nike Hyper Adapt 1.0 available from Dec 1st, 2016 @ $720.00

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Nike's foray into mechatronics does not come cheap for its most hardcore fans. The Nike Hyper Adapt 1.0 shoe with adaptive lacing will only be available to buy in New York at its Soho and Nike+ Club House stores. Only Nike+ members will be able to buy the amazing product which comes in three colourways. Its price at $720 is not bad considering this is the first mass produced 'self-lacing' (not fully self-lacing) shoe on the market. There is no indication if the product will continue in production or if the technology will be transferred to other ranges. Nike press...

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Topshop x bPAY accessories collaboration with Barclaycard

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Following the release of "Topshop x bPay" accessories as a collaboration with Barclaycard the Arcadia-owned group company has once more released a range of stylish payment accessories. We see this as a step forward for the introduction of Wearables in FashionTech. However, there are no references to how or if customers are actually using the accessories as a way to pay for products in Topshop stores. Read more on Barclaycard's website here  

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FashionTech Companies Join the Fashion Fusion Challenge - Closing Aug 1, 2016

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Image: Solar Shirt with thin-film solar cells by Pauline van Dongen. Blue sun screens by Mykita.Transparent latex „Algae Coat“ by SteinRohne Fashion Fusion is an ideas competition aimed at encouraging creative minds from fashion and technology to team up, engage and challenge the fashion status quo with groundbreaking concepts. Be part of the Fashion Fusion Challenge by applying with your idea or concept – individually or as a team. Selected talents will have the opportunity to further develop their submitted projects with professional equipment and the support of our experienced coaches in the Fashion Fusion Lab. Access our network of...

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Why Nike's HyperAdapt 1.0 Shoes Are Changing The Face of Wearables and FashionTech Forever

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This article was published on LinkedIn. Read the full article here

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