Top 16 Fun Fashion Finds Of 2009 Part I: The Best In Wearable Gadgets & Just For Fun Fashions
It's been a big year for fashion finds. We've seen the weird, the wild, the geeky and the gorgeous. With the New Year right around the corner, it's time to count down the top fun fashion finds of 2009, and in part I of this feature you'll be treated to the best in wearable gadgets and the just for fun fashions that were truly memorable!
The Best in Wearable Gadgets
The Finger Nail Watch by Timex and Core 77 created the world's smallest watch. Designed to be worn on an individual's finger nail, the award winning watch concept features tiny watches that are disposable, have all the display features anyone could possibly want, and change display color by pressing the fingertip.
The Vital Jacket made waves in fashion technology by introducing a shirt that can monitor heart rates and even keep medical professionals up to date on their patients' vital signs around the clock. It's a wearable gadget some might have some fun with, but it could also really shape healthcare in the future.
These Peripheral Pants were possibly the most popular fashion find of 2009. It's a working keyboard built into a pair of relatively fashionable jeans. Yes, social networking, gaming or any activity that requires use of a keyboard might lead to questions of what wearers are doing with their hands.
This original Nintendo Purse has a great vintage design, and it's fully functional for entertainment on the go. There's nothing better than something that's fashionable and fun. Geeky too, but that's okay!
Just for Fun Fashions
The Hand Bra was one of Fashion Finds' very first features! Sure, it has some practical function; it provides support and perhaps even the comfort that replaces that provided by in-person breast cupping. It's even a little bit sexy, but practical comfort can't be promised.
Messes happen, particularly to those baby toting moms who find themselves with unidentified stains on their clothing as they go throughout their day. Puke Pets are designed to poke fun at the messes, and can be attached to appear as though they were responsible. They're cute, and a little gross, but since the gross was already present at the time they appeared; they're also problem solvers.
Talkin' Crazy Sneakers by Reebok offer basketball players a way to talk smack subtly on the court. They can also show their team spirit by incorporating logos and motivational mottos to their footwear. Nothing's permanent either since the sneakers use a dry erase material!
The Talkin' Crazy Sneakers offer customization for sports fans while Color-in Clothing offers similar benefits to fashionistas. Those looking to do a little creative design without all of the fuss can pick up the Color-in Clothing dress which is like the paint-by-numbers in fashion. With fabric markers, they can create a dress in colors that really reflect their personalities.
Cars can be considered the battle wounds of life; they tell a story about who you are and where you've been. It's My Scar creates jewelry modeled after those scars on individuals. Scars may fade, but the jewelry makes sure that the stories live on.
Part II of the top fun fashion finds of 2009 are to follow. You'd better stay tuned for the best fashions that transitioned from the runways to the streets and the best fashions that were both fun and functional.
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