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The Google Glass project takes the runway at New York’s Fashion Week
Functionality be damned, these are high-fashion times apparently and Google went all out over the weekend showing off its wrap-around Project Glass computer glasses at New York’s Fashion Week. Fashion mogul Diane von Furstenberg utilized the glasses in her show and a host of models ran them down the runway. The actual glasses you may recall can stream data to the lenses, and feature a built-in camera and a number of other high-tech features. Here’s a look at the big show.
Google founder Sergey Brin poses for a portrait wearing Google Glass glasses before the Diane von Furstenberg Spring/Summer 2013 collection show during New York Fashion Week.
Brin (L) and designer Diane von Furstenberg sit and watch the rehearsal for her show.
Brin adjusts a pair of Project Glass glasses on designer von Furstenberg.
A model displays new product "Glass by Google."
Brin poses for a portrait wearing, what else, Google Glass.
Brin, designer von Furstenberg and creative director of Diane von Furstenberg Yvan Mispelaere walk the runway wearing "Glass by Google."
Brin peels the plastic off of metal inlays in the carpet before the rehearsal for the Diane von Furstenberg Spring/Summer 2013 collection show.
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