Who says the fashion industry has to stay the same as it always was? With remarkable advances in technology, the industry is entering a renaissance period, with many designers and models at the helm. We’re speaking with Anina Net, Pablo Starr, and Dale Noelle to find out how they’re revolutionizing the fashion industry with wearable technology. Don’t miss the New York Fashion Week event you’ve been waiting for where diverse people create technology.
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Anina Net was the first model blogger. She’s the CEO of 360 Fashion, a company dedicated to fashion technology and wearable tech. Pablo Starr is a fashion editor who has recently released his first book: RNWY, A Fashion Week Space Adventure. Dale Noelle is a model manager and instructor at The Fashion Institute of Technology.
While all three guests come from different parts of the fashion industry, their mission is in sync. Together, they speculate and share what they think the future of Artificial Intelligence looks like, especially for the fashion industry. Pablo goes one step further to explore a world where we live and work in harmony with Artificial Intelligence.
Dale is looking at the benefits technology brings to the fashion industry, starting with creating clothes to fit all body types. In fact, diversity in fashion and technology is important, and not just for representation. Removing the barriers to fashion technology opens up so many possibilities for diverse opinions, expressions, and possibilities.
Anina shares how hearing phrases like “that’s impossible” have pushed her to make greater things. She’s used her experience as a model to become an entrepreneur, as so many of the aspects overlap. For her, fashion technology is the present and future.
Do you own any wearable technology? How do you feel about the future of fashion and artificial intelligence? What does diversity in fashion mean to you?
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In This Episode:
What the future of Artificial Intelligence might look like
Why you should be open to the concept of sharing the world with Artificial Intelligence
How technology is helping the fashion industry create clothes that fit more body types
Why more diversity in fashion and technology is important
What can happen when you remove the barriers to fashion technology
Why hearing “that’s impossible” is actually a great motivation for making things happen
How modeling can give you all the skills you need to become an entrepreneur
How the modeling industry is helping defy gender stereotypes
“It’s through our dreaming and through our storytelling that we actually understand the products and things of the future that we want to develop.” (8:36)
“If we continue to ignore the idea of things existing that our more powerful or faster than us and we don’t give them some sort of security, then we’re inviting all the problems that we see in science fiction novels.” (13:07)
“The world is finally moving forward in the right direction when it comes to “fit for all” and trying to help the world be a more environmentally friendly place.” (19:11)
“If we had more people from diverse backgrounds developing the tech, we would have even more services that would help them out.” (22:58)