Sleek and stylish wearable tech is increasingly claiming a spot in the fashion space, with users wanting their gadgets to be as much a fashion statement as they are functional. To satisfy the surge, brands from Dior to Saint Laurent have been introducing tech accessories and collaborating with tech brands, creating pieces from debonair leather cases to full-on logo embossed portable speakers. Here are the best fashion wearables among current offerings to elevate your accessories game.
Planet Beyond combines the worlds of fashion and technology with wireless earphones that look like pieces of jewellery. More than just devices for sound, these futuristic earphones are the brainchild of MIT and Harvard scientists and designers, and are as technologically advanced as Apple or Bose products. The jewellery aspect — eye-catching metallic designs of leaves or sun rays — is crafted sustainably from recycled materials and repurposed factories. The main earpiece arrives in three different colours – gold, silver and gunmetal – and is priced at $115 USD (approximately HK$894) per pair, while the interchangeable accessory add-on — the part that looks like jewellery — is priced at $55 USD (approximately HK$427) and available in four different styles.
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