Fashion & Technology Today

TGIF, Happy Friday, Hurrah! Whichever way you choose to celebrate, the weekend is (almost) here and the fashion x tech news is flowing! Rhianna’s latest announcement is music to our ears, and Apple steps up it’s wearables game with a little help from YSL. Read it here!

Bros Finally Have Their Own Wearable Technology

It’s a snapback baseball cap that allows wearers to accomplish most smartphone activities (make calls, reply to texts, dictate emails, control music, etc.) all via voice command and Bluetooth. [NYMag]

Apple Hires YSL Exec to Ramp Up Wearables Strategy

The latest in the trend of tech-to-fashion defections came this morning, as Apple announced that it had hired Catherine Monier, previously the head of retail  and European president of Yves Saint Laurent [Style]

Is Rihanna Taking Over the Fashion Industry?

RiRi has purchased the trademark for “Fenty” (her last name), for a number of categories including apparel, beauty, cosmetics, nails, swimwear and lingerie [Elle]

Swarovski Gets Into the Fashion Awards Game

To celebrate its 15 years of supplying up-and-coming designers with crystals, the Austrian company has created the Swarovski Collective Prize for Innovation. [Runway.Blogs]

Top 10 Women In Fashion Tech

Who are the biggest movers and shakers of 2014? [DigitalSpy]