The technology has been there for a long time and is by no means new, it has taken this new generation, who have grown up with technology like smart phones readily available to them, to insert the practices and create the shift.

Not only is there a new generation in the fashion world who are tech minded they match the current day consumer who is just as technically minded and appreciates the finer details and inner workings that go into wearable tech.

A rising maker culture has also pushed forward the developments in wearable tech. Maker Magazine and Adafruit have made the technology more accessible and back it up with tutorials, kits and a regular flow of information enabling the development and availability of wearable tech.

Wearable tech has gone from strength to strength and the true reason lies in the fact that it has become more of a social than technical issue.