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Why Jenna Lyons Won't Be Wearing Google Glass

Jenna and her now-famous eyewear, via Getty
Jenna and her now-famous eyewear, via Getty

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Jenna Lyons headed over to London to celebrate J.Crew's future Regent Street opening, and the Brits were quick to hone in on her eyewear. One Telegraph reporter asked if she would upgrade her thick-framed glasses, now near-synonymous with J.Crew, and thus near-synonymous with American style, for Google Glass. "I would say no," she said diplomatically. (But has she seen these fashion modifications yet? The "skins" seem very J.Crew.)

Apparently, her aversion isn't due to the Glass' "look" though. It's because she's not interested in face recognition technology: "I like to work out for myself whether I'm enjoying a conversation."
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