Modern Designers are Fusing Technology and Fashion

The merging of technology and different aspects of fashion design remains to be an awe of the 21st century. Fashion designers are confident about the use of technology in fashion as it broadens their design horizons. Anouk Wipprecht is a Dutch designer who prides herself in synthesizing fashion with tech. Anouk contrasts technology to a playground where designers may experiment with different ideas, and as they get an in-depth perspective, they discover endless possibilities.


A Walk Down Memory Lane


Technology is fashionable in its nature. This explains why the 70s boom box received a lot of hype. It contained two cassette decks, allowing people to not only play but also record music. The Walkman was later introduced in the 90s, and it allowed people to listen to more music, it was easier to carry and had a slick design. When the iPod was introduced a decade later, it gave users a personalized music experience.


Cutting-Edge Fashion Tech


Various fashion designers worldwide have made it their cause to not only design fashion-tech themed clothing but also bring out a sense of purpose and innovation in their designs. One such designer is Anouk Wipprecht, among her avant-garde designs, include a self-painting and drink making dresses called Pseudomorphs and Daredroid respectively.


Terese Alstin and Anna Haupt are also fashion designers who have made technology more fashionable while making fashion more purposeful. The duo has designed a neckwear which happens to be an airbag meant for cyclists. The airbag pops out to protect a cyclist’s head when they are involved in an accident.


Rajan and Cannon are another fashion pair that has made their designs useful. Their Frontline Gloves are designed for firefighters. Through this invention, firefighters they will be able to pass on valuable information with the use of simple hand gestures. Some of the features of the Frontline Gloves include the ability to “okay” situations and indicate to people when to evacuate a dangerous scene.


Christopher Burch


Christopher Burch is not only the founder but also the present Chief Executive Officer of Burch Creative Capital. Burch Creative Capital is a value creating company with a vast investment portfolio. It supports the growth of consumer and lifestyle brands ranging from hospitality, retail, apparel, tech industries, and foods.


The Company is a reflection of Mr. Burch’s philosophies and values. His vision is to generate a lasting impact on clients through creativity, support, applying imagination, and providing new market opportunities. Mr. Burch has four decades of experience both as an entrepreneur and investor.