From sleep trackers to step counters, life organizers to portable golf instructors, wearable technology makes your life easier while adding sleek accoutrements to your overall fall style. We compiled a list of our favorite wearable tech of 2015 to serve a variety of needs. Great for gifts (the holidays are coming, people!) or as a personal reward for just being yourself, most of these gadgets aren’t cheap – which makes the cash back you could earn all the more valuable!
1) Jawbone UP3The latest Jawbone fitness tracker is the smartest version yet. Not only can it recognize the specific sport you’re playing (!!!), it can track sweat and hydration, along with other biometrics. The Jawbone UP3 might just be in line to be your new best friend. Pick one up at Kohl’s for $179.99.
This sassy little accessory may sparkle, but there’s more than meets the eye. Ringly is basically an 18K smartwatch disguised as a ring with a semi-precious stone that links to your smartphone and buzzes you with all your vital alerts and notifications, plus Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and more. Gorgeous. Grab one at Bloomingdale’s for $260.
3) Joe’s Jeans #Hello Phone Charging Jeans
Now these are some smart pants. Joe’s Jeans #Hello line of skinny jeans is designed with two hidden pockets – one for your iPhone and one for a portable charger to keep it full of battery power and you snapchatting away, even on the go. Talk about wearable tech! Go to Joe’s Jeans to pick up a pair for $189 – and don’t forget the slim charger (sold separately) for $49.99. Demim: its not just about fashion anymore.
4) Apple Watch
Obviously. Highly customizable, this smartphone on your wrist features a classic laid-back design, total connectivity, and 18 hours of battery life. Word is they work pretty well for telling time, too. We also love the new stainless steal case. Grab this modern classic at Bestbuy.com for $699.99.
5) BedditOk, yes – technically your bed wears this tech, but it still counts in our book. The Beddit sleep monitor is crazy good at measuring your sleep stats (heart rate, breathing patterns, sleep cycles, sleep time) and helps you improve the quality of your sleep. And that’s something practically all of us could use some help on. Grab one from Kohl’s for $149.99, then tuck yourself in for the night.
6) Basis Peak
A sports smartwatch hybrid, the Basis Peak covers social notifications and fitness tracking like it’s nothing at all. The Peak measures heart rate, perspiration, and even skin temperature, giving you a comprehensive look at your fitness progress. It’s even water resistant! Find it in matte black and brushed metal white at Bestbuy.com for $199.95.
7) Samsung Gear S
Samsung’s first network-connected wearable, the Samsung Gear S is a true thing of beauty. Make calls, check texts, answer emails one handed – all on a curved super AMOLED screen and customizable watch face. Warable.com called it the Ferrari of smartwatches, and we agree. Strap one on at Bestbuy.com for $199.99.
8) Zepp GolfJust clip Zepp to your glove and it not only offers insights and improvements on your swing, it will display video of your action side-by-side with a pro’s for comparison. And because that helps you get better, we promise it’s not humiliating at all. Zepp is like having a golf buddy who’s always there for you and never conveniently “forgets” his wallet. Swing by Sharper Image to pick one up for $149.99.
9) Pebble Watch
A crazy long battery life gives this smartwatch the edge, along with it’s comprehensive methods of organizing your life, from notifications, to sleep and step tracking. The Pebble Watch is also extremely durable, a big plus for those of us who tend to swing our arms along when we walk. Find one at Nordstrom for $199.99.
Do any of these delectable techables tickle your fancy? Or is there a different wearable that’s changed your life? Let us know below in the comments!