Fashion Week Observed

East Meets Tech: Vivienne Tam Joins Forces With WeChat App

The designer with the iPhone 5/5S cases she gifted to attendees. (Photo: Getty)

Successful fashion/tech mashups are tough. For every chic designer iPhone case, we can point to a gimmicky USB cord bracelet nobody asked for. Still, once in a while, the two industries blend seamlessly. This post is part of a series on tech and fashion collabs that got it right this Fashion Week.

Vivienne Tam is known for mixing Chinese influences with Western style in her sweet, feminine collections, and for integrating technology into her shows. She created a laptop with Hewlett Packard in 2008 and worked with Jack Dorsey’s Square in 2011. Read More