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Our selection of videos on this month's theme: Future of Fashion


The Future of Fashion, Design and Lifestyle
Panel discussion with Xzavier Zulu, Molife kumona and Lukhanyo Mdingi


Shaping The Future of Fashion Education in Africa
Education holds the key to unlocking some of the challenges creatives face in the industry today. This panel moderated by Adebayo Oke-Lawal (Orange Culture| Orange Mentorship) will explore innovative solutions to the fashion education deficit on the continent and how to educate the next generation of key players in the African Fashion industry.


Podcast: The Future of the Fashion Industry in South Africa
What does the future hold for the South African fashion industry? What opportunities are there for retailers, designers, manufacturers, suppliers and smaller garment producers?


Genetically Engineered Clothes: Synthetic Biology's New Spin on Fast Fashion
Genetically Engineered Clothes: Synthetic Biology's New Spin on Fast Fashion


Digital Clothing is the Future of Fashion | Dell Talks with Daria Shapovalova
In this video, Daria explores a certain future where digital clothing is a mainstay in everyday life and examines what it will take technologically for the world to get there. Reflecting on her career and how she put Ukraine on the fashion map, we’ll get a look at the brilliance of Daria’s approach to sustainability, STEAM education, and the rapid growth of technology.


How "smart" clothing could help improve our health | Janani Bhaskar | TED Institute
By designing "smart" clothing with durable technologies, we can better keep track of health and well-being, says clothing designer Janani Bhaskar. She shares how we can use screen-printing technology to attach biometric “smart stickers” to any piece of clothing -- and how they can track blood pressure, heart rate and other vital signs. "Why not transform clothing and make it a part of our digitized world?" she asks.


What will people wear in the future?
Innovation in fashion is sparking radical change. In the future clothes could be computers, made with materials designed and grown in a lab.


Smart Clothes | Jesse Jur | TEDxDurham
What if you heart rate was visible for everyone to see while you speak to them? What if a physician prescribed a t-shirt to their patients as a part of their care? Dr. Jesse Jur is creating the future of clothing and personalized health by embedding incredible thin, flexible sensors into every day clothing to help us get to know ourselves more than ever before.


Smart textiles for wearable telemedicine | Kunal Mankodiya | TEDxURI
Kunal Mankodiya founded the Wearable Biosensing Lab at the University of Rhode Island. He intertwines textile with sensors, computing, and internet such that individuals are enveloped by unobtrusive wearable tech for the improved quality of life, health, and wellness.


Where the future of fashion is headed - VPRO documentary


What is the future of fashion and where is the fashion industry heading to?
What kind of future do fashion pioneers think of and how do they try to change the way of thinking about fashion? A documentary about the future and a new way of approach to fashion.


The Future of Fashion – Made from Mushrooms | Dan Widmaier | TED
Your closet is likely full of all kinds of materials -- leather, cotton, nylon and polyester, to name a few -- that contribute to fashion's sustainability crisis. Biomaterials investigator Dan Widmaier explains how we could look to nature for sustainable replacements for these much-used materials and introduces a leather alternative made from mushrooms that looks great and doesn't harm the environment.


Scaling Retail x MAGIC: Digital Clothing & NFTs For Fashion's Future
In "Digital Clothing & NFTs For Fashion's Future," Syama covers how technology is increasingly becoming a part of the fashion and retail landscape, positioning the industry for a hybrid "phygital" future. With the rise of crypto, NFTs, augmented reality and more, how are you planning to incorporate a digital future into your fashion brand?


How data is driving the future of fashion | Steve Brown | TED Institute
The fashion industry is on the brink of a revolution. Today, designers have the latest trends at their fingertips with data gathered from Instagram feeds, runway shows and even changing rooms. But if the future of fashion design is dedicated to data does that mean the death of true creativity? Fashion buyer Steve Brown argues for the opposite: that with more efficient production cycles, designers are free to focus on what they love.


Predictions - Future fashion & wearable technology (ISCF - Clean Growth)
This Future Fashion film uses examples of what currently exists in fashion tech to illustrate how the seemingly impossible is already being achieved, and what this means for the future. From a current invention – a cloak that changes colour and pattern in response to the weather, to a cloak that in twenty to thirty years’ time could make us invisible!


Fashion Goes Digital
Fashion designers are making whimsical clothes that don't even exist. Fashion forwardness is going digital, with designers making clothes that might look great on an Instagram post.


The astonishing fabrics we could be wearing in the future!
Grace attends the Future Fabrics Expo and learns about the many alternatives to traditional fabrics. From fish materials to yam leaves, she questions whether these could be the future of fashion as we know it.


Digital Futures: Taking Fashion Online
We're taking a behind-the-scenes look at the link between digital design, fashion and sustainability, with Amber Jae Slooten (co-founder and Creative Director of The Fabricant) sharing insights into their design process, as well as her take on the wider role digital design is set to play within the fashion industry and beyond.


Wearable Technology Could be the Future of Fashion
Wearable Technology: How clothing and technology are combining to change the way we dress.


Into the Future of Fashion
Into the Future of Fashion


Research for Future Scenarios by the Trend Atelier and host, Fashion Futurist Geraldine Wharry
In this video we discuss research practices and how they can be applied to creating future scenarios. We look at common pitfalls of horizon scanning and assumptions about the future, the need for experiential futures and how we can find new ways of approaching research in the futures and foresight fields.


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