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8 Fashion-Forward Tech Accessories You Need Right Now

Tech accessories are set to take over your fashion game. Whether you need a new bag (that happens to charge your phone) or a stylish new statement ring (that sends you phone alerts), we have you covered.

When most people think "tech" they don't think fashion and accessories—but there is plenty of proof to kick that idea to the curb. We found 8 pretty and practical wearables to add to your wardrobe right now.

Time to be the trendiest tech gal on the streets.

Ringly Smart Ring, $165


Ringly is a tech and fashion lover's dream—and it's smaller than most wearable accessories you've ever seen. The ring tracks your activity—distance, steps, and calories burned—and lets you create and manage goals via the Ringly app. You can sync the ring to get custom phone alerts, and it's water resistant. Plus, the gorgeous gem and metal ring base come in a wide variety of colors and finishes, perfect for any fashionista.

Mezzi Mini Cosima Tech Purse, $295-325


The worst is when you're out and about—and your phone dies. Or is it worse when you're outside your car late at night and can't find your keys in your purse? Well, those are just two of the things this purse will help you avoid. The Mini Cosima has a phone charger, bluetooth speaker, in-bag light, device pockets to keep 'em secured, plus gives you message notifications and, to top it all off, it's made of genuine leather. With eight colors and styles, there's bound to be a design to match your favorite outfit. (And keep your phone charged while you're at it!)

Swarovski Activity Crystal Pendant, $249


We all have a sweet spot in our heart for Swarovski, and this time around is no different. This crystal, fit with activity tracking technology, is not only beautiful—it also measures your daily activities and quality of sleep. Plus, it syncs wirelessly with your smartphone. It's built for both work and play, and we want to add one to our jewelry collection, stat.

June by Netatmo Sun Exposure Bracelet, $99


Neato is the skin savior you haven't heard of, but need. Measuring your sun exposure, the wrist accessory will notify you when you should should have sunscreen on, which is super important. It'll help you avoid sun damage and prevent premature skin aging—two things we may not always think about, but should.

Urban Outfitters USB Tassel Keychain + Charging Cord, $26

Urban Outfitters

As says, this is the accessory meant for the career-driven gal that is always on-the-go. With the USB and lightning cord ends, it's the gorgeous accessory that'll have you and your portable charger's back.

Samsung Gear S2 Smartwatch, $349.99


As much as we love the Apple Watch with all its bells and whistles, this totally gorgeous Samsung Gear S2 is here to steal our style-obsessed hearts. Made with genuine leather and a gorgeous Rose Gold finish, this Smartwatch has a classic beauty and access to plenty of apps to help you keep up with a life that's racing around you.

Kate Spade Bangle Tracker, $128

Kate Spade

Firstly, even if this wasn't a fitness tracker, we'd probably want it for the gorgeous design. But alas, this bangle+tracker combo does it all. It links automatically to the Kate Spade New York app to provide motivation and celebrations for your successes. It'll track your steps and sleep with light notifications, controls musics, takes selfies, and, most importantly, never needs charging. It's gorgeous and functional. Sign us up now.

Sensoria Sports Bra + Heart Rate Meter, $119


Sports bra technology is something we never knew we needed until now. This sports bra is basically the fitness garment of the future, and features a heart rate meter to monitor your heart rate without having to wear a strap. Once you pair the heart rate meter to the Sensoria Fitness app, you will be able to track all of your fitness activity. Plus, the sweat wicking technology in the fabric itself removes humidity and helps your body stay dry in all climates. All of our workout dreams just came true.

Which fashion-inspired tech accessory is on your must-have list?

Maggie Dickman

Maggie is a digital apprentice at Meredith Corporation. When she's not writing trending stories, you'll find her full on blasting One Direction, scanning through her favorite fashion blogs or hitting up any and every concert that passes through her home base of Des Moines.

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