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Connected Couture

High-end fashion designers merge status symbols with technological integration

Implications - At this point in the digital age, gadgets serve as a status symbol as telling as a couture handbag. Thus, combining these two things was a natural next step in satiating the consumer desire to emulate prestige. This combination allows for a doubly extravagant status symbol that speaks both to style and function.
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Chic Hi-Tech Jewelry
Chic Hi-Tech Jewelry
CuffLinc's Wearable Technology Promotes Style and Safety
When it comes to hi-tech jewelry, a lot of the designs out there are driven by function and they definitely serve as statement pieces, but not the attractive kind. But if you were to look at the... MORE
3D-Printed Fashion Collections
3D-Printed Fashion Collections
The Michaella Janse van Vuuren New Fashion Line is Striking
South American designer and engineer Michaella Janse van Vuuren takes inspiration from the new printer Objet500 Connex3 and ‘The Garden of Eden.’ The printer has three nozzles, which... MORE
Vibrant Shifting Smartphone Dresses
Vibrant Shifting Smartphone Dresses
Nokia Teams Up with Fyodor Golan to Mix Tech with Fashion
A smartphone dress may be the biggest and boldest modern fashion statement one could make. Given that cell phones are so popular that they are a fashion accessory on their own, this couldn’t... MORE
Fashion Technology Earphones
Fashion Technology Earphones
The 'EOZ One' Stylish Headphones are Catwalk-Ready
The latest release of fashion technology to offer users a more stylish way to go about their business, the ‘EOZ One’ earphones are designed with fashion and function in mind. Funding... MORE
Phone-Integrated Designer Handbags
Phone-Integrated Designer Handbags
Sean Miles’ Mobile Phone Bags Carry Phones Unusually
These mobile phone bags by Sean Miles pair cell phones that have been turned in to the O2 Recycle project with designer brand handbags. Although these bags are still able to carry around a mobile... MORE
Heat-Sensing Chameleon Couture
Heat-Sensing Chameleon Couture
This Color-Shifting Line from Alexander Wang Adapts Automatically
These color-shifting clothes by Alexander Wang see the designer taking massive strides in incorporating technology with his designs. This color-shifting collection is activated by varying levels of... MORE
play_circle_filled Stylish Prescription Smart Glasses
Stylish Prescription Smart Glasses
Google Glass's Titanium Collection Makes Prescriptions Smarter
Prescription smart glasses is the latest chapter in the quickly evolving story of wearable technology. Wearing them for style and the smart features is one thing, but if one can benefit from... MORE

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