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Is this the first example of truly ‘beautiful’ wearable tech?

Richard Nicoll's SS15 optic dress

Rather than thinking about devices, the wearable tech talk of London Fashion Week has been about the introduction of a light-up dress in partnership with Disney at Richard Nicoll’s show yesterday.

Let me pre-empt your response by saying that’s the kind of wearable tech I would usually roll my eyes at too – a tick the box PR stunt that solely appeals to the likes of Katy Perry or Fergie from the Black Eyed Peas. It was inspired by Tinkerbell too, I hear you cry? Hear me out by reading my full story over on Forbes.com.

By Rachel Arthur

Rachel Arthur is Editor-in-Chief of Current Daily, the leading news source for fashion, retail and innovation, and the co-host of its weekly Innovators podcast. She otherwise serves as Co-Founder and Chief Innovation Officer of Current Global, a transformation consultancy driving growth within fashion luxury and retail. By background she is an award-winning business journalist and consultant, contributing to titles including Wired, Forbes and Business of Fashion.

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