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01.08.2022
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Digital FashionFashion TechnologyGamingLuxury Fashion

Vogue Japan: Fashion and Games, Love to Love!

 

Matthew Drinkwater was featured in the September 2022 issue of Vogue Japan discussing virtual identity and self-expression in digital fashion.  

 

‘Matthew says there are two major directions for fashion in the digital world. “You can dress up as an avatar that imitates you in the real world by resembling your skin colour and body type, or you can use an avatar that is completely different. Whether close to a real identity or exactly the opposite, it’s a world where you can do that.”‘

 

Read the full article here: Fashion and games, love to love! | Vogue Japan 

 

16.03.2022
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Digital FashionFashion TechnologyInterviewPodcastPress

How to Dress your Avatar for the Metaverse: Digital Fashion 101

FIA’s Technology Development Manager, Moin Roberts-Islam, was featured on The Wardrobe Crisis with Clare Press Podcast discussing digital fashion’s potential impact on sustainability.  

The ability to make and market a digital garment allows us to go virtually into the designer’s mind with nothing to dismantle or throw away at the other end.  

Listen on The Wardrobe Crisis here

Available on Apple Podcasts here

25.02.2022
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Digital Fashion ShowFashion TechnologyMotion CapturePressStart-UpsVirtual Fashion ShowVirtual Reality

BBC Click: Motion capture rig removes the need to wear a suit

 

The Fashion Innovation Agency was featured on BBC Click showcasing the capabilities of Move AI’s markerless motion capture platform, powered by computer vision and machine learning. 

 

Watch more here: BBC Click – Mechanical Medical Marvels 

Featured on the BBC here: BBC World News – Click, Mechanical Medical Marvels, Motion capture rig removes the need to wear a suit 

02.09.2021
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ConferenceFashion TechnologyInterviewPodcastPress

24th September – Fashion Rewired: A Panel Discussion with the FIA Team

Fashion Innovation Agency (FIA) will host a talk on Friday 24th September moderated by Katie Baron, Journalist / Author / Director of Brand Engagement at Stylus.  Joining the discussion will be FIA team members – Matthew Drinkwater, Head of FIA, Moin Roberts-Islam, Technology Development Manager and Costas Kazantzis, Creative Technologist.

Never has the industry been so willing to adopt technology to create and sell fashion, and connect to their consumers, expanding what is known as ‘The Metaverse’ beyond video games.

Read the full article here

Book your ticket here

16.06.2021
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ConferenceFashion TechnologyStart-Ups

GITEX Future Stars 2021 Dubai – CALL OUT TO START-UPS

Are you a start-up ready to introduce your business to a new market?

Have your chance to exhibit at the one of the largest technology conferences in Dubai with a chance to win up $200,000.

The Fashion Innovation Agency are partnering with GITEX Technology Week, hosted at the Dubai World Trade Centre, bringing the best speakers and start-ups within the fashion technology sector.

If you are interested in joining us at GITEX Future Stars 2021 from 17th-20th October, please complete the application form here:

Chosen start-ups will be selected by August 7th 2021. This is a chance for you to introduce your business to a new market with the opportunity to meet potential investors within the creative economy.

If you have any questions, please email Jade at hellofialondon@gmail.com.

For more details and costs, please find further details about the event here:

*Please note, all travel, accommodation and exhibition pods are not included.