The wearable tech industry had a breakout year for 2014 with notable fashion brands such as Rebecca Minkoff and Diane von Furstenberg joining the movement to make tech more glam. The union of fashion with tech birthed chain-linked bracelets with Bluetooth compatibility for Minkoff, and a successful collaboration of Google Glass designer frames for DVF. As the techno world evolves at lightning speed, fashion designers cling at its heels to develop the latest in accessories that artfully lace these techno-driven components. Forbes to publish an introspective set of pros and cons concerning the rapidly developing industry. Using statistics by research firm IDC, Forbes spotlighted that for 2014, 19.2 million wearable tech items were estimated to have shipped worldwide, which almost tripled last year’s sales alone. By 2018, wearable tech sales are predicted to reach well over 112 million, further prompting the boom. Despite such impressive figures, experts’ eyebrows remain raised as to the sustainability of this industry, citing limited market potential and the creation of "gimmick" products rather than those that are manufactured for prolonged use. While we tend to agree that some wearable tech devices seem completely far-fetched, we were nonetheless intrigued when we received wind of the latest in tech-meets-style hybrids named Dorothy. With this latest innovation by iStrategyLabs and a unique twist to an old Hollywood fave, escaping from a bad date is as simple as clicking your heels three times. The Jetsons – fully equipped with our own personal Rosie and a wealth of robotic inventions. What are your thoughts on wearable tech items? Are they useful or just for show? We welcome your comments below, with extra added bonus points for any pictures you may have sporting the latest in these designs. Images credit, Google Glass and iStrategyLabs.