Project Glass goes on the catwalk showing it can be both pretty and comfortable, not just futuristic
Project Glass is basically a display you wear on a frame much like glasses and operated with a tiny touchpad on the side, and it comes with a camera so that you can capture all kinds of moments you wouldn’t otherwise be able to catch.
Nay-sayers have criticized the glasses for their unconventional design and for the weirdness of wearing the frame at all times, and probably that’s one of the reasons that pushed Google to feature Project Glass at no other place but the catwalk with actual fashion models wearing them and proving the point that it’s not against aesthetics.
"Beauty, style and comfort are as important to Glass as the latest technology," Brin said in a statement. "We are delighted to bring Glass to the runway together with DVF.”
Check out pictures of the event and how the glasses fit the models and let us know how do you like the Project Glass idea?
Today we’re thrilled to collaborate with the visionary and celebrated designer Diane von Furstenberg. For the past week, we’ve been using Glass to capture the DVF creative process from entirely new perspectives.
Soon you’ll get a glimpse into what it’s like to design, prepare and experience the DVF show at New York Fashion Week through Diane’s eyes and a few other views.
The short film ‘DVF through Glass’ will be released on Thursday, September 13 on the DVF Google+ page (google.com/+dvf) and Google’s YouTube channel (youtube.com/google). We will also post exclusive images from Glass to the DVF Google+ page live during the show. #DVFthroughGlass
“I am so excited to introduce Glass to the fashion world and use this revolutionary technology to give everyone a unique perspective into fashion.” – Diane von Furstenberg
“Beauty, style and comfort are as important to Glass as the latest technology. We are delighted to bring Glass to the runway together with DVF.” – Sergey Brin, Google co-founder.
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4. SuperAndroidEvo posted on 10 Sep 2012, 09:35 7 2
Hey this is looking more & more positive. To make this tech look good at the same time makes this to me more viable. Good job Google. It looks like Google/Project Glass will be a staple in 2013!
6. Savage posted on 10 Sep 2012, 10:38 3 0
Well done Google! Now when is it coming in stores? :D
7. elharb posted on 10 Sep 2012, 10:56 1 0
Looks cool, i feel judgment day getting closer :p soon terminator movie gonna be real :p
8. jaytai0106 posted on 10 Sep 2012, 11:11 0 2
Next they need Project Helmet :D Implement the same technology onto motorcycle helmet or similar items. That would just be kick butt hehe
9. wando77 posted on 10 Sep 2012, 11:27 2 1
Is the question 'would I still go balls deep in the models if they wear the glasses'.........
11. 1ceTr0n posted on 10 Sep 2012, 11:49 0 3
Jessica Horseparker ruined all those photos instantly
/I'd bang her from the 80's though
12. good2great posted on 10 Sep 2012, 12:00 0 3
naw they still have a long way to go with the design... it still looks very odd...
still great innovative product; very futuristic... but it has to look like glasses which it doesn't...
13. Cacharoes posted on 10 Sep 2012, 12:05 0 0
Yay for Fashion and Technology, some of my favourite things.
15. Endruu posted on 10 Sep 2012, 20:16 0 0
I don't meant to pour cold water, but don't most items that appear on the runway hardly make it to retail?
16. InspectorGadget80 posted on 10 Sep 2012, 21:21 0 0
Google is smart for marketing their glasses at the fashion show. i like the girl in orange and green. but i like the ORANGE GLASSES