Google Glass gets a makeover from fashion royalty

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Google glass gets Fashion lessons from
One of the greats, DVF

Originally posted on Gigaom:

Google(s goog) Glass is getting a little more chic: According to a report in Elle, a new series of Google Glass frames designed by Diane von Fürstenberg’s fashion house will go on sale on June 23. This time, however, they won’t only be on sale through Google, but through Net-a-Porter.com, an online high-fashion retailer best known for selling clothes from brands like Gucci and Dolce & Gabbana. This marks the first time Google Glass has been available through a third-party retailer.

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The “DVF Made for Glass” collection includes five new frames and eight new shades, including a few wild rainbow polarized lenses. At first glance, none of the frames seem either aggressively fashion forward nor more subtle than previous versions. The DVF version of Google Glass still looks like Glass: the bulky over-eye housing for its camera and components remains unchanged. Since only renders are available, judgement should be held until they…

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