Key spring ready-to-wear clothing shows in four cities—New York, London, Milan, and Paris—took place from Sept. 2 through Oct. 1, resulting in a fresh crop of clothing trends. Jewelers need to take note in order to stock cases with the right pieces to complement the necklines and silhouettes of the season ahead. Wearable technology was among the spring 2015 clothing trends outlined in Fashion Trend Report: 10 Spring 2015 Clothing Trends Jewelers Must Know and Why. Here are five ways to add some high-tech interest to outfits.
Wearable tech was evident in clothing collections by way of laser-cut fabrics at Christian Siriano, Vivienne Tam, and Whistles, as well as in the wearable- tech devices on the wrists of myriad models walking the New York City shows. Apple unveiled its smartwatch that week, and inspired pieces appeared on runways: Rebecca Minkoff–minted bracelets–cum–phone chargers and necklaces linked to phones that buzz upon receipt of email or text and gem-studded My Intelligent Communication Accessory (MICA) bracelets from Intel, among others, were at Opening Ceremony.
5 Wearable Tech and Tech-Inspired Pieces for Spring
JCK has already written about a number of wearable tech and tech-inspired devices—see here, here, and here—and stay tuned for a wearable-tech watch feature with reviews in the December–January issue of JCK.
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