For wearable devices to become more acceptable , the electronics companies developing wearables need to join hands with the fashion designers, in my opinion.
The fashion designers have loads of experince on wearables ( though non-electronic till today) and they will have the exact idea about which wearables will become more fashinable and hence popular , what should be the form factor of such wearables and what could be the best place and way to embed these wearables into the inner or outer wear for men as well as women.
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