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Fashion meets high-tech

Posted: 5:00 AM, Jan 13, 2015
Updated: 2015-01-13 09:16:05-05

(PIX11)-- Fashion meets high-tech with the latest crop of accessories.

Verena von Pfetten, editorial director at http://www.LuckyMag.com , stops by to share some their favorites and why we need these items in our lives.

Google Glass-This is a wearable computer that responds to touch and voice commands. It is powered by voice control and unveils the world you see around you with related information beamed onto your retina by a prism that receives from a tiny projector inside the lens. The information pops up on and then disappears right in front of you and you get data and applications in the context of what you’re doing or what you’re looking at. Want to know the weather? Look up to the sky to receive that info!
Available at: https://play.google.com/store/devices/details/Glass_Explorer_Edition_Sky?id=glass_skyblue&utm_source=placing%20your%20order&utm_medium=link&utm_campaign=glass%20help%20center
Price: $1500

Samsung G S Wearable-Send emails, place calls, and write texts messages all utilizing samsung’s G S wearable. You can also map your runs utilizing the workout capabilities on the wristband, as well as enables you to receive all of the push notifications from your various apps.
Available at: http://www.samsung.com/us/mobile/wearable-tech/SM-R750PZKASPR
Price: $199

MICA by Opening Ceremony-This fashion forward and technologically enhanced bracelet is all the rage this season. It allows for the woman on the go to receive any and all forms of, texts, notifications, emails, calendar updates, and ability to access YELP, all while doing so in style. It also has a "Time to Go" feature that sends smart appointment reminders based on location. You simply plug-in and click through process of registration, set up and your ready to go!
Available at: http://www.openingceremony.us/products.asp?menuid=2&designerid=2152&productid=120298&key=tech
Price: $495
Google’s Adroid Wear Moto 360- This watch does it all! The wearer receives notifcations based on where they are and what they are doing, that way they are always “on track”. The wearer can be updated about anything from weather, flight information, traffic and beyond. Utilize the voice control feature of the watch to send text messages and emails, set reminders for yourself, and even ask for directions. It even has a built in activity tracker!
Available at: http://www.motorola.com/us/consumers/shop-all-other/Moto-360/moto360-pdp.html
Price: $300

UP24 by Jawbone-This wristband not only tracks one’s activity during the day, but also tracks one’s sleep sleep cycle. During the day if you have not been active enough, the band will vibrate notifying the wearer that they have been sitting for too long and to get up and get active! The smart alarm in the wristband also enables one to wake up feeling refreshed.
Available at: http://jawbone.com/store/buy/up24
Price: $130

Muse Headband-This headband is just like working out, except your working out your brain! This device helps you you exercise your brain with focused attention training. It improves your attention and trains one to do so by becoming aware of what distracts you faster, as well as enables you to react faster and regain your focus to what it is you are doing. You connect the headband to the app on your smartphone using Bluetooth.
Available at: http://store.choosemuse.com/products/muse?_ga=1.46047460.1506995274.1420734525
Price: $200

Microsoft Band- the first device powered by Microsoft Health, helps you achieve your wellness goals by tracking your heart rate, steps, calorie burn, and sleep quality. It also helps you be more productive with email previews and calendar alerts - right on your wrist.
Available at: http://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msusa/en_US/pdp/Microsoft-Band/productID.308308800
Price: $200

Ringly- a wearable ring device that ensures the wearer to receive all calls and texts, without having to sift through their purse or pocket to find their cell phone. It delivers notifications via Bluetooth from a smartphone that has the Ringly app. The ring will notify whomever is wearing it when they receive calls, texts, emails and potentially other notifications from other apps that are on their phone. You can also utilize different forms of light colors and vibrations for the various alerts that you receive. It charges via battery and can run up to 3 days without being recharged.
Available at: https://ringly.com
Price: $195