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Twitter Stockings!

It has finally happened, the Twitter invasion has spread to our bodies, specifically, it has circulated to our legs with Gabby and Tal's Twitter stockings. Each pair has the cute Twitter bird logo and the words "Follow Me" printed down the leg. Donning this legwear is sure to invite strangers to actually follow you. If this is something that doesn't bother you, and as long as they are not creeps, seize the moment to turnaround and give them your Twitter handle. You'll have hundreds of new followers in no time!

Each stocking is made by hand and are sold at their Etsy shop for $18. They sell out quick,  get your order in now for the Holidays. 

 

Via: styleguru

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Holiday Beauty Rejuvenation Series I - Start Clean!

Need a clean slate? Let a gentle motorized cleansing brush remove the left over remnants of Halloween makeup for bright healthy looking skin. The rotating bristles are supple and bring benefits way beyond just clean skin. After repeated use, users reported marked improvement in skin tone and texture, fewer blackheads, and reduced pore size.

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Holiday Beauty Rejuvenation Series

[Photography by and of Melaena Giraldo, also known as Cherryyy pop! on Flickr.]

After a weekend of horror, candy, and heavy make-up, are your pores and tresses more frightening than the next-door neighbors withered pumpkins? If so, you are not alone. Halloween costuming can be fatal to hair and skin, and with the holiday marathon that follows it’s important to get your beauty regimen back on track.

Not to worry, over the next week Switch will be bringing you a list of at-home treatments and products good enough for even the serious beauty buff.

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Reflective Lace for Stylish Cyclists and Road Warriors

You can look good and be safe with Reflective Lace by Elena Corchero of Lost Values. This is lace "for the fashion conscious cyclist who wants to be seen as well as noticed!"

Like it? You can purchase this lovely safety notion at her online store for £22.00. 

Via: Craftzine

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Make Your Own EA SPORTS Active Workout Pants—No More Leg Strap!

[Update: A reader informed us that he or she has ready-made workout pants similar to the one described here available for purchase online. So if you don't have time to DIY, you know where to go.]

We wrote about our positive experience with the Wii exercise "game" EA SPORTS Active a while ago and also demonstrated how to make a replacement resistance band for better workouts.  Now, let's tackle another accessory of EA SPORTS Active: the leg strap, or more accurately, how to eliminate the leg strap from your workout equation.

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Flu Fighting (?) Suits

When I saw the announcement of a flu virus killing suit (PDF link) out of Japan I thought to myself: Finally! A techno fashion piece for guys. Take that Swine Flu! Upon further review, unfortunately, my enthusiasm was quickly dampered. These "Virus Clean Suits" by Haruyama Trading supposedly break down viruses when the titanium dioxide on their fabric reacts to light. That sounds good indeed until you realize:

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HP and Vivian Tam Spring 2010

Vivian Tam's newest HP collaboration hit the runway Saturday with a stylish gold little "clutch computer."  The newest photos are posted to HP's Flckr Photostream and you can watch her runway show on StyleCast. Don't foreget if you need a stylish computer to go with the saucy red shoes you've been dying to wear, pick up a red HP Mini from her 2009 collection online.

 

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Dos and Don'ts of Everyday Techno Fashion

I saw this post on Frisky about the NY Times article and noticed the comments about how bright my necklace is. I just had to let people know that I AGREE!

Photo by Ryan Collerd for The New York Times [Left] Photo from my iPhone [Right]

In the photo from the NY Times, it looks like I am wearing a super bright fantastic necklace, but in real life it just isn’t that intense. I make it brighter for events or PR, because well, it's pretty and the shadows casted are interesting.

For me, technology is about subtle hints and hues, not about a blinking ravers’ paradise on my body. Just because its electronic, doesn’t mean all rules of fashion should be thrown out. And, for those of us who love technology accents, we need to recognize that the fashion world is not comfortable with wearable light shows, unless they are on the runway. To help demonstrate this idea I have put together a short list of a glamour girls dos and don’ts with electronic clothing and accessories for everyday wear - stress on the word “everyday.” 

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Sparkle Labs

It's cute, it's smart, and you can make it do things! No, it’s not a robot or my pet Pomeranian, it’s the Discover Electronics Kit from Sparkle Labs. The kit, designed by husband and wife team Ariel Churi and Amy Parness, is so absolutely adorable to look at and use it will inspire even the most fearful of electro-phobes to take their first steps into making their own circuits.

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WTF Moments in Fashion Tech History: Solar Vest Edition

There is no need to waste words to describe the solar vest in the image above. It's rather, well, aesthetically challenged, and was roundly ridiculed by many bloggers. Allow me to quote Jaymi of TreeHugger.com to fulfill the snark quota:

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