Is your store ready to stock a smart design?
Wearables made specifically for women are—much like the weather—hit or miss. Sure, there are a handful of tech developers making great ones—the beautifully designed and useful Bellabeat, Ringly, and Altruis come to mind. But there are just as many misguided smart products aimed at womankind on the market that suffer from underwhelming design, lackluster functionality, or (eesh) both.
Here are five smart baubles that score high on both counts:
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Ungaro X Omate smart ring
Good things happen when tech developers partner with iconic fashion houses. Witness: the Ungaro X Omate notifier ring, which uses gentle vibration to let you know a call, email, or text is coming in. A companion app lets you choose who you want to hear from. The design borrows from the French fashion brand’s iconic Diva perfume bottle.
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Veteran wearable brand Jawbone put a chic spin on its basic activity tracking bands with the UP3 and UP4 models, which marry medical-grade rubber with a host of cool colors and textures.
(Photo courtesy of Nevo Watch)
French design with Swiss timekeeping is the Nevo Watch’s claim to fame. But this minimalist notifier and activity tracker could easily get by on its good looks. Choose from four neutral leather band colors, including bluberry, above.
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The Mira is a fitness tracker that works particularly well with “arm parties.” It tracks steps, calories, distance, and elevation (with a companion app).
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Fitbit Alta + Accessories
Fitbit is doing a great job of making athletic trackers that can be popped in and out of different designs—giving consumers more versatility. The Alta device, in particular, can be ordered with a range of bracelet styles, including the pretty stainless steel model, above.