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Category Archives: Fashion Tech

Kicking Off Chicago Fashion Week Backstage with M.A.C. Cosmetics

I had the pleasure this past week of meeting up with representatives of M.A.C. Cosmetics and watching M.A.C. senior makeup artist, Konstantine Mironychev in action before the GEN ART Fresh Faces in Fashion show, a show held the evening before the start of Chicago Fashion Week. Held in Millennium Park in downtown Chicago, the show

New Beauty Technology: Using Cell Phone Photos to Receive Makup Color Recommendations?

Check out this online article from Scientific American about upcoming technology for the automatic recommendation of makeup colors from your cell phone: Coral Lipstick—It’s You! Or So Says a New Cosmetics Algorithm. According to the article, Hewlett-Packard has developed an algorithm that will allow cell phone users to snap a photo from the phone and then

Cosmetic Foot Surgery: High Heel Injections and (gulp) Amputations.

The Chicago Fox News ran a report the other night about “high heel injections,” which involves injecting collagen into the balls of the feet in order to make wearing thin soled, high heel shoes more comfortable. The video came complete with graphic shots of needles entering feet, which I really don’t recommend watching while suffering

Tokidoki for Fornarina

Tokidoki will be releasing a line of shoes for Fornarina this spring to be sold in the United States and Europe. Locations and release date have not yet been announced. The line includes the shoe pictured here in 5 different colors and a tennis shoe in five colors. See the Tokidoki link above for pictures.

Prada Cell Phone

According to mobilekorea.tv, LG Electronics and PRADA have announced the release of a completely touch screen mobile phone; the PRADA Phone by LG. The phone eliminates the conventional keypad and includes a camera, MP3 Player, video player, and document viewer. The announcement covers sale locations in Asia and Europe. Unfortunatley, there is no word on