The Future of Wearable Technology

Soon, the sharpest-dressed people will be wearing computers. Wearable technology will surpass fitness trackers and Google Glass to become as important as the smartphone, the primary interface through which we experience the world. For the January issue, industrial design firm Branch envisioned the classy wearable of the future for our cover, and senior editor Bill Wasik's feature laid out a road map for how we'll get there.