Is 2016 The Year Smartwatches Start Looking Good?

by MR Magazine Staff

A collective of high-profile fashion brands are banding together in a big push for better-looking wearables. Kate Spade New York, Emporio Armani, Chaps, Diesel, Michael Kors, Misfit, Skagen, and Fossil are all planning to push out more than a hundred new Internet-connected watches and trackers this year aimed at making wearable tech more fashion-friendly. The announcement comes just as smartwatches are eclipsing Swiss watch sales for the first time ever. The Fossil Group is powering the tech behind the new products, betting that 2016 is going to be the year fitness tracking goes high-fashion. To get things started, Fossil is launching several new operating systems and apps to support all the new baubles. Read more at Fortune.