The worlds of digital and reality collided Sunday afternoon at Diane Von Furstenberg’s packed spring 2013 runway show here at Lincoln Center.
Shiny, mirrored, Plexiglass lips dangled from the ceiling, as models strutted down the runway, wearing color-coordinated specs by Google. Called Glass, the new accessory looked akin to a sporty monocle or something Arnold Schwarzenegger wore in “The Terminator,” but this creation incorporates technology such as video recording and hands-free texting, which is a Fashion Week-must.
“What is it,” asked Oscar de la Renta, who sat next to a mobbed Sarah Jessica Parker and a sunburned Andy Cohen and a few seats down from Valentino and Giancarlo Giammetti. “It sounds very interesting, but I haven’t heard anything about it.”