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Tech-Infused Cravat Concepts

The iTie Concept Brings Your iPhone and Neck Tie Together

— February 3, 2014 — Fashion
The Apple iTie is an ingenious tech concept that comes from the mind of artist Tomislav Zvonarić.

Combining the worlds of technology and fashion, the iTie is designed to be the only tie you'll ever need. The iTie consists of a flexible screen that is able to display a multitude of different patterns, allowing you to change your look on the fly. In addition to the different tie patterns, the iTie would run the iPhone Operating Software (iOS) and allow you to run the same apps you would on your phone. Imagine checking your email, having a Skype conversation or playing Candy Crush on your tie.

Ties have remained virtually the same since their inception and the iTie ushers in the next evolution of the cravat.
Trend Themes
1. Smart Fashion - The concept of a tech-infused tie presents opportunities for the development of smart fashion, integrating technology into clothing items.
2. Wearable Displays - The flexible screen on the iTie introduces the trend of wearable displays, allowing for customizable patterns and interactive experiences.
3. Mobile Integration - The iTie running iOS provides an example of mobile integration in fashion, offering the convenience of smartphone functionalities within a tie.
Industry Implications
1. Fashion Retail - Fashion retailers can explore the potential of incorporating technology into their products, creating innovative smart fashion items like the iTie.
2. Electronics Manufacturing - Electronics manufacturers can consider producing wearable display screens that can be incorporated into various fashion accessories, expanding their product range.
3. Mobile App Development - The concept of running apps on the iTie opens up opportunities for mobile app developers to create specialized applications tailored for wearable fashion items.
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