Wearable technology is in an interesting space right now: The market has never been more flush, but there’s still head-scratching abound as to practical uses for wearables.
Led by sales of the Apple Watch, wearable device shipments will hit 76.1 million units in 2015—up more than 160% from 2014—and will reach 173.4 million units by 2019, according to a recent report. But can the wearable space see a similar boon past the wrist? Billie Whitehouse is banking on it.
Whitehouse, director and designer at Wearable Experiments, has been steadily prototyping a closet of wearables that don’t skirt function for style—both are integrated seamlessly for pieces that are truly fashion forward.