Past Event: June 26, 2018
NUMI is a transformative line of women's undershirts designed to keep clothes clean longer and prevent embarrassing sweat stains. Each style is designed to be worn invisibly under clothes and is enhanced with Sweat-Secret fabric technology in the underarm. Sweat-Secret is a high-tech moisture management fabric that wicks and absorbs moisture away from the body and prevents it from staining clothes. NUMI is sold DTC through it's ecommerce website. The Fashion Tech community can get 15% off with code FashionTechTO.
Comfable is a dynamic and innovative tech company dedicated to creating a more comfortable, sustainable, and healthy environment. Their latest product is QSun, an AI-powered wearable UV tracker and companion app that tracks sun exposure to protect the user’s skin from sun-induced skin damage while maintaining healthy vitamin D levels. As a sleek wearable device, QSun is transforming the way wearable technology interacts with fashion.
AAshley Barby grew up in Alberta with a passion for fashion and her early sights set on Toronto (or even New York). With degree in hand, and the experience of a plum job with Holt Renfrew, she followed her heart and headed East. Her journey has taken her into the fascinating world of fashion and technology, including the launch of her own online luxury shopping company for authentic pre-loved designer items. She has taken unexpected turns with two technology start-ups, most recently in the fashion technology space as Chief Operating Officer with Specsy - manufacturers of custom 3D printed fashion eyewear.
Through her blog, Sunny with Coffee, she shares positive vibes on life, entrepreneurship and lifestyle. Community engagement, from supporting local fashion colleges to mentoring new entrepreneurs, is at the heart of Ashley’s commitment to make the world a better place – and is also the driver behind her launch of FashionTech Toronto, a forum to connect innovators and leaders in the fashion and tech fields.
Date: Tuesday, June 26th
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: The Spoke Club, Portland Room, 600 King Street W.
Registration: 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Guest Speakers & Demo: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Networking: 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Drinks and appetizers will be served