Indications of a Symbiotic Relationship between Technology and Fashion

Recently, Chris Burch reviewed how the fashion and technology industries are intertwined. By looking back at the evolution of personal music experience from a boom box to an iPod, Burch displays that technological growth is based on the popularity of what a person considers fashionable.

The modern age is experiencing a blend of fashion and technology since most fashion designers derive pleasure in designing what delivers. Since using technology helps to achieve this purpose, designers such as Anouk Wipprecht have come up with designs that marry fashion and technology. Wipprecht is recognized for her drink-making dress, avant-garde designs and self-painting dress.Some fashion trends have been triggered by the need to protect humans by using technology. Designers such as Terese Alstin and Anna Haupt have come up with a fashionable wear to protect bike enthusiasts, which is known as Airbag for Cyclists. It is worn around the neck and pops out to protect the head from harm during accidental impact. Further, other designers are recycling various materials to create interesting designs. SegraSegra is recognized for creating t-shirts and jackets from a bicycle’s inner tubes.

These fashion trends characterized by technological influences give an indication to some form of symbiosis between the two fields or industries. The growth of this trend could lead into a future with a beautiful, creative as well as protected environment for human beings.

Chris Burch

Christopher Burch is popularly known as the CEO and founder of the Burch Creative Capital. Burch created this firm with an approach aimed at creating value. The firm boasts of an investment philosophy that exhibits Christopher’s entrepreneurial values as well as his vision for emerging market opportunities. For about forty years of his life, Burch has served as an active investor and entrepreneur across a broad range of industries. As so, he has contributed significantly to the growth and success of numerous luxury and technology brands including Voss Water, Faena Hotel + Universe, Next Jump, Tory Burch, Powermat, Poppin and Jawbone.

Over the years, Burch has undertaken numerous business initiatives including the launching of C. Wonder, which is a home décor, apparel and accessories retailer. Later, Xcel Brands acquired the retailer. Other brands in Burch’s portfolio include Cocoon9, ED by Ellen DeGeneres and Nihiwatu. Apart from being involved in the creation of many consumer and lifestyle brands, Burch is a board member of the Rotham Institute Orthopedic Foundation. In the past, he has taken part in philanthropic endeavors such as funding research at The Sumba Foundation, NYU Langone, and The Henry Street Settlement.

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