If 2015 was the big breakout year for wearable technology, then 2016 was the year that tech-fashion finally began to hit its stride. From smart bras to biometric wool sweaters, designers found that by giving equal weight to the technology and the garment they could create smart clothing that is both useful and appealing.
This past weekend saw the culmination of a small internet joke that snowballed into a ridiculous viral sensation. Columbus, Ohio native Zach “Danger” Brown wanted to raise $10 on Kickstarter to make a potato salad. He got $55,000 instead. So he used all the extra cash to throw a party, dubbed Potato Stock.
It was a big day at Paris Fashion Week—maybe the biggest with runway shows from some of the city’s most prestigious houses. Starting with Demna Gvasalia’s brilliant debut at Balenciaga, the day progressed into thoughtful offerings atCéline and Givenchy. Here, all the headlines in a bite-size format.