FASHION WEEK: WEARABLE TECH ON THE STREETS OF NYFW

It’s certainly a very exciting era in which highly innovative figures of fashion and technology unite to create beautiful pieces with intention of infusion an upper level of design and function.

There are some intriguing pieces much worthy of an in depth look, on the cusp of these conversational accessories which will appear on the runways and the streets for #NYFW and upcoming Fashion Month. What is the allure of tech fashion? Is it the fact that it’s a whole new frontier to discover?  Do we really need it? Well, the aim is to perfect this balance of criteria simultaneous with a rapidly growing market with expectations of major growth in sales in the future.

At the U.S. Open, court personel wore Ralph Lauren Biometric Shirts providing the ability to monitor heartrate and breathing throug phone or pad.  Opening Ceremony connected with Tech company Intel to create a Bracelet named MICA (My Intelligent Communication Accessory) comes equipped with touchscreen under a sapphire glass.

With an eco conscious aspect in mind, Alexander Kostin designed a wrist bracelet through Electrolux Design Lab which takes in air which it then converts to cleaner air. A touchscreen provides setting control on time and air pressure. Start up Company Wearable Solar are presenting a track jacket complete with solar panneling which is able to charge a smart phone fifty percent in provided the jacket is exposed to sun for one hour.

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Ralph Lauren Biometric Shirt 

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Opening Ceremony MICA Bracelet 

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Electrolux Design Lab Air Purifier Bracelet  

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Wearable Solar Panel Jacket 

Story By: Jerry P
IMAGES: forbes.com, cnbc.com, fastcompany.com,iskin.co.uk

 

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