Fashionista Must-Haves: Fashion-Forward Tech Finds
By Daniela Apeloig
When sexy supermodels sashay down the runway during Fashion Week, we scout the trends, designers, and must-haves that any self-respecting fashionista can’t live without. But Fashion Week is not until February 10, and our sparkly holiday frocks are on hiatus. What’s a style child supposed to do for fashion fun? Shop for fashion-forward tech finds.
You will love these adorable, practical, guilty pleasure, or just plain I WANT IT geek girl gadgets and pretty tech accessories. As with all fashionista must-haves, grab them before the buzz builds and your friends beat you to the hottest high fashion technology.
Lady Gaga’s Hot Tech Gadget: Polaroid Grey Label GL20 Camera Glasses
You’ll be singing “Paparazzi” if you manage to score a pair of these camera glasses when they hit the market later this year. The love child of the Queen of celebrity sunglasses and Polaroid, this high-tech fashion gadget lets you take or upload photos with the built-in camera and then display them on the LCD-screen lenses. Can’t afford the latest must-have look? Snap a pic and sport it on the lenses for instant—and inexpensive—fashion gratification.
For more information, go to polaroid.com
Waterproof and Fashionable Tech Accessories: Caselogic Resistant iPad Case
Sexy bikini? Check. Extra sunscreen? Check. iPad? No way! Between sand, surf, and sunscreen, there’s no beach day fun-in-the-sun for iPads. What’s an app-addicted girl to do without her Pandora and Facebook? Down the tech runway comes Caselogic’s water-resistant little number with a double seal, front-flap protection, and a transparent window. That’s a must-have tech accessory you won’t leave home without.
Buy Caselogic Resistant iPad Case, $29.99, at caselogic.com
Pretty High-Tech Fragrance: Maxell USB Aroma
Does your perfume say you’re flirty, or seductive, or sophisticated, or unconventional? Don’t leave your poor little laptop out of the fragrance fun. It’s Eau de Tech time with Maxell USB Aroma flash drives, available in 6 different colors and scents: apple, strawberry, chocolate, lemon, orange, and mint. Work it with any look—PC or MAC—in GB sizes 1, 2, 4, or 8.
For more information, go to maxell.com
The Laptop Is So Last Season, Now Laser Projection Keyboard: Celluon Magic Cube
Fashionistas on the go love an LBD that goes day to night, a double-duty beauty product like a lip and cheek stain. Now, make your iPhone and Blackberry, among other gadgets, more like a laptop with the Celluon Magic Cube. This laser-projection keyboard is one cute device whose small size and range of pretty colors will get your stylish heart beating.
Pre-order Celluon Magic Cube (available February), $199.99, at virtual-laser-keyboard.com
At-Home Spa Must-Have Gadget: WheeMe
Fashion may be to die for, but when killer heels kill and snug-fitting clothes aren’t snuggly, treat yourself to a nightly massage without blowing your spring fashion budget. Meet your new significant other, WheeMe, a palm-size massage robot that moves slowly over your body, with edge-detection sensors to keep it from falling off. This at-home spa massager comes in fashion-friendly colors, including trendy metallic black and silver and pink—and you won’t have to pretend to like football!
Pre-order WheeMe (available this spring), $69, at dreambots.com
Video Camera Chic: DXG 2011 Luxe Collection HD Camcorder
Have red-carpet dreams of making your own fashion films and videos? Document your stylish life with gear as chic as you. DXG’s new camcorder comes dressed in hot fashion trends from animal prints to metallics; is small and light enough to toss in your purse; and features a touch-screen LCD display, editing software, and more.
Buy DXG 2011 Luxe Collection HD, $149.99, at dxgusa.com
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