Style Spy: Wearable Tech
Let your personality shine through your gear.
Remember when you could only get an iPhone in black or white? Now you can choose from gold, silver and rose gold. As technology evolves, tech gear and accessories are no longer constrained to a limited color palette or sterile aesthetic. Well-known designers like Tory Burch, Kate Spade and Marc Jacobs are collaborating with tech, bringing us an array of wearable tech gear and fashionable accessories.
Tory Burch Fitbit: Designer Tory Burch worked with fitness company Fitbit to create a chic version of its activity tracker. Designed to look like a bracelet, the Fitbit comes in metallic, leather and several color combinations. $175 at Nordstrom, Christiana Mall, Newark, www.nordstrom.com.
Ringly Stargaze Tech Ring: Keep tabs on incoming texts, phone calls and emails with wearable tech that’s more discreet than an iWatch. The cocktail ring comes in several faux gemstones and uses four vibration patterns for alerts. $195 available at www.shopbop.com.
Rebecca Minkoff Apple Watch Compatible Wrist Band: Kick your basic Apple Watch up a notch with a Rebecca Minkoff watch band. Designs include leather and embossed snakeskin. $80 at www.rebeccaminkoff.com.
Tech Accessory Staples
Now that you’re adorned in head-to-toe wearable tech, don’t forget to accessorize your smart phone and tablet, too.
Kate Spade iPhone 6/6S Case: Choose from classic black, subtle sparkles or chevron stripes. The popular designer’s Kate Spade New York line is an affordable $39.99-$49.99. Available at Best Buy, Concord Pike, Wilmington, www.bestbuy.com.
Marc Jacobs Neoprene Tablet Case: Protect your tablet with a sleek neoprene tinted dégradé studs tablet zip cutout case by Marc Jacobs. $68 at www.marcjacobs.com.
Bold jewelry makes a statement, but so can delicate pieces. Dainty midi rings, worn above the knuckles, add understated elegance. Wear the accessories alone or layer them for a variety of styles. For a simple look, adorn fingers with Jules Smith thin stack midi rings ($18.50 for a set of three), or go more daring with crisscross gold or spiral gold midi rings ($18 each). Available at South Moon Under, 120 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach, www.southmoonunder.com.