Anouk Wipprecht is not your average fashion designer. Her pieces go beyond fabric and stitches, and into the realm of exoskeletal 3D printing and microcontrollers, bringing garment and wearer together into a united cyborgian being. In this 360 video interview, I sit down with Anouk to discuss her path to becoming a world-famous robotic fashion designer, her opinions on open source, and her latest project: a connected unicorn horn for children with autism.
When I launched Trendy Techie in 2013, it was first and foremost a fashion blog. But then I went to fashion week and everything changed.
Merry merry everyone! The holidays are upon us like a pack of robot reindeer, racing down the highways, charging up your driveway, and knocking down your door with all the force of Santa Claus after he's eaten all your cookies. Whether you've got your shopping done already or you still haven't found the perfect presents for all your loved ones, Trendy Techie [...]
This fall I have made it a mission to experiment with work/life balance and find easy, repeatable strategies that make the work and life function in tandem rather than in opposition. I'll be blogging about these as I discover them - here's strategy number one.
Remember last year when flash tattoos were a thing and all the hippie festival bloggers were wearing gold and silver temporary tattoos? Researchers at the MIT Media Lab in collaboration with Microsoft Research took these tattoos to the next level by making them interactive.
The muggy summer heat can make it *really* difficult to dress up nicely, especially for formal events where you have to take nice photos! Here are a few tips for a semiformal summer look that keeps you feeling as beautiful as you look.
I've partnered with Felix Gray to offer a pair of glasses in Nash style (just like mine!) to one lucky reader.