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Matthew Drinkwater

Matthew Drinkwater

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Head of Fashion Innovation Agency, London College of Fashion

Matthew works at London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London, where he heads up the Innovation Agency. He delivered the world's first digital skirt for Nokia, wireless charging clothing for Microsoft, a 3D-printed bionic arm to help celebrate the launch of Star Wars: The Force Awakens and what Forbes described as 'the first example of truly beautiful wearable tech' for Disney.

He has also overseen some of the most groundbreaking developments in Augmented and Virtual Reality that London Fashion Week has experienced. Matthew was named in the 100 most influential in the world of Wearable Technology, amongst the 'Top 15 people in UK tech' by BBC3, a 'fashion-tech trailblazer changing the course of retail' by Drapers and a ‘pioneer’ by Wired.

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