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In Pictures: Google Glass goes high-fashion

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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