Diane von Fürstenberg Models Don Google Glass for Latest Catwalk Show
Google’s interesting ‘Google Glass’ smart eyewear recently hit the catwalk as part of a fashion show, with models donning the high tech specs to record the show at the New York Fashion Week.
Fashion house Diane von Fürstenberg decided to use Google Glass to both compliment their new Spring range and to record the event from the perspective of the catwalk models. Each model wore the eyewear and recorded their walk, showing the audience’s reaction to the new line of clothing.
Videos and thoughts were then tweeted by the models after the show, which of course will further promote the intriguing video eyewear, which hasn’t been given a release date just yet.
Google’s co-founder Sergey Brinn has so far been one of the only people to wear the gear in public, with CEO Larry Page also wearing them to the Zeitgeist event in the UK earlier this year. Brinn was on hand at the New York Fashion Week show to promote the eyewear, and triumphantly raised his hands alongside designer Diane von Fürstenberg and model Hanne Gaby Odiele at the end of the show, each with a pair of Google glasses on.
Google Glass could have many uses, and we’re anticipating the front-facing video camera used in this instance to be the most popular. Users will be able to take pictures and record video from a first person perspective using a small camera located in the frame of the eyewear, amongst other things. The footage from the show will be uploaded to the DVF YouTube channel on 13th September.
If you want to check out what the models thought of Google Glass, you can search the hashtag #DVFthroughGlass on Twitter, or check out the designer’s Google+ page here.