Fashion and technology come together in the new Ray-Ban, Juanjo Oliva and Dior

The technology has come with force to the fashion industry to create extraordinary pieces that make our lives more beautiful and easier, like the new ones ray ban glasses in collaboration with Meta, which do almost everything a smartphone is capable of; or the futuristic Bar jacket from Dior that regulates the temperature of the wearer.

Ray-Ban stories

From Audrey Hepburn in ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ to Tom Cruise in ‘Risky Business’, Wayfares are the best-selling sunglasses since they went on sale in 1953 and also those that have been most adopted to the new times.

Audrey Hepburn in ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ / Photo: Getty

The Ray-Ban Stories Wayfare are the new model that has just been released in collaboration with Meta (formerly Facebook) and can be purchased for 329 euros. They have the classic look of the Wayfare of all life, but are equipped with the best technology of the moment.

Ray-Ban stories.
Photo: Ray-Ban

Sunglasses They play music, allow you to answer calls hands-free and have two 5-megapixel cameras. to take high-resolution photos and videos.

Ray-Ban stories.
Photo: Ray-Ban

“The idea was to integrate a telephone into a pair of sunglasses for a lifetime”explains Zoom Fabio Borsoi, product developer at Ray-Ban. Is on the temples of the glasses where the speakers are locatedthree microphones and the buttons to answer the phone. In addition to the Wayfare, this technology is also carried by two other models: Round and Meteor.

Videos and photos are stored in a Meta app that works as a storage ‘cloud’ and from there they can be shared on social networks.

Editing photos and videos with the mobile.
Photo: Unsplash

Meta has created a website with advice on the use of these sunglasses in order to respect the privacy of others: “Not everyone likes photo sessions, stop recording if someone expresses that they would prefer not to be in your recordings”.

Smart watch by Juanjo Oliva

Fruit of the alliance between the designer Juanjo Oliva and Amazfitleading brand in the creation of smart devices, are these two Smart watchone with a round sphere and another square.

Smartwatch Juanjo Oliva and Amazfit.
Photo: Juanjo Oliva

“This collaboration highlights the importance of merge fashion with technology, since it is impossible to understand fashion without healthand this goes hand in hand with technology to monitor different body aspects offered by Smart watch”, points out Juanjo Oliva.

Smartwatch Juanjo Oliva and Amazfit.
Photo: Juanjo Oliva

Dior’s Bar Jacket

At Dior’s last fall-winter 2022-23 fashion show, the firm presented several pieces in collaboration with D-Air LabItalian brand specialized in protection and security technology.

D-Air Lab pieces for Dior.
Photo: Dior

Dior’s Bar jacket enters a new dimension by incorporating several temperature sensors that cool down when the wearer is hot and warms up when it’s cold. At the moment it is a prototype.

Dior Bar jacket with temperature sensors.
Photo: Dior