Fashion Week bridges gap between technology, couture

Global Business

Fashion WeekModels present creations by Calvin Klein during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Summer/Spring 2015 in New York on September 11, 2014. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad

While collaborations between fashion designers, celebrities, and pop culture continue to dominate Fashion Week, wearable tech firms are increasingly trying to get their foot on the runways by bridging the gap between functionality and fashion.

CCTV America’s Rachelle Akuffo explores how the fashion community is embracing the trend.

Fashion Week bridges the gap between technology, couture

Collaborations between fashion designers, celebrities and pop culture continue to dominate Fashion Week. Wearable tech firms are increasingly trying to get their foot on the runways by bridging the gap between functionality and fashion.