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Item of the Day: Helix Cuff

In Item of the Day, What's New by Accessories Staff

Look around you at the people on the street, biking, driving or commuting. As omnipresent as their mobile phones are, so go the head phones. No wonder Ashley Chloe, developers of the Helix Cuff, a digital wearable, reported today that they had surpassed their Kickstarter “stretch goal” of $250,000. In …

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Item of the Day: Garmin Vivofit

In Item of the Day, What's New by Jeff Prine

There are watches that tell time and watches that tell you when it’s time to move. While Apple and Google have usurped the smartwatch category with their marketing power and might, it actually is thanks to Garmin, a longtime creator of fitness apps and technology, that perfected fitness trackers years …

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Item of the Day: MIJLO

In Item of the Day, What's New by Accessories Staff

Apple may be stealing all the wearables limelight today, but wearables are showing up in plenty of other accessories categories—namely small leathergoods. Dutch-based product innovator MIJLO has taken some clean designed, sleek, quality leathergoods and infused them with high tech advantages. The company’s Where’s Wallet? integrates sensor technology that tracks the …

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“Wearables” Market Could Reach $80 Billion by 2020: Report

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

Basingstoke, England—The market for “wearables”—technology that’s wearable—could amount to a $80 billion business by 2020, especially if there’s a fashionable interpretation. In its new report “The World in 2020—A technology Vision,” Juniper Research argues that invisible wearables (i.e. wearables indistinguishable from non-smart technology) are likely to see significant adoption before …

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Item of the Day: Guess Connect

In Item of the Day, What's New by Accessories Staff

While apparel and accessories retailers finished their shopping today at AccessoriesTheShow at the Javits Center, on the other side of the nation, a widening range of retailers stopped into the annual CES show in Las Vegas, searching for the latest tech gadgets and accessories. Among the purveyors is Guess Watches, …