Coexistence of Fashion and Technology for the Future

Christopher Burch is an American based entrepreneur. Chris Burch is the founder and president of Burch Creative Capital. Over the years, he has invested across a broad range of industries. He has also contributed to the growth and rise of several brands including a few in technology and luxury. Burch also held the position of Board Member of Guggenheim Capital and the Continuum Group.

 

Mr. Burch’s road to success began in 1976 at Ithaca College. During this time, he partnered with his brother Bob, and they were able to raise 2000 dollars. With this little amount, they started Eagle’s Eyes Apparel. With years, the company grew to a net worth of 165 million dollars and then sold to the Swire Group. He relied most on his ability to find a nexus between innovation and implementation. This ability ensured great success in every sector of investment he ventured in. His understanding of the consumer behavior, intuition, and experience in utilizing superior sourcing infrastructure also played an immense role in the expansion of his fortunes. Currently, he manages Burch’s Creative Capital which boasts of an exciting brand portfolio.

 

Dynamism is inevitable. With the change in technology, everything else follows suit. The fashion industry has over time changed with the change in technology. Therefore, with this trend, it is wise to say that with time, these two elements, fashion, and technology will always move together. In the fashion industry, an insight in the past and the now gives an impression its future.

 

For instance, when we look at the 70’s, the boom box was considered to be fashionable. It was a big music box that carried two cassette decks that could be used to play and record music. Using the gadget in the movies ensured its popularity grew and consequently, the desire to own one. In the 90’s, and with the introduction of the Walkman, and the ability to own a customized music playlist, the boom box started to fade. Later, with the invention of the iPod, the experience became even more personal and smaller. Therefore, technology changes and grows with what is perceived to be fashionable.

 

Synthesis of technology and fashion is evident. Designers are now using technology to deliver. Such use of the technology constantly demands the innovation of better and smaller devices. Several artists have merged fashion and technology to come up with unusual designs like the Drink Making Dress.

 

Into the future, the merge has been used to develop firefighter gloves. These can be used to enhance communication between rescuers and consequently, save lives. In cycling, designers have used technology to make a protective air bag. These designs ensure safety in case of impact and do not impair vision. Therefore these two elements co-exist as one depends heavily on the existence of the other.

 

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