This Week’s Must-Haves: Kate Spade’s New Smart Bangle Is as Smart as It Is Stylish

This week, the Adweek staff is highlighting Kate Spade's new connected jewelry, a luxe "smart" pen and notebook, minimalist desk accessories and more. Take a look!


Kate Spade Scallop Bangle Tracker, $128

Just in time for the holiday shopping rush, Kate Spade has debuted its first line of connected jewelry that's just as pretty as it is smart. Available in gold, silver or rose gold, the scallop bangle bracelet offers fitness and sleep tracking, smartphone notifications, music control and doubles as a selfie remote (perfect for showing off your new bauble). Use the Kate Spade app to track your progress, count down to big events and set personal goals. It even offers encouraging messages to help you get there.

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Pinch Provisions Tech Kit, $26

Stay prepared for any smartphone-related emergency with this pint-sized kit. The mini zip pouch packs 10 tech essentials, including a 3-in-1 charging cable, USB wall charger, flash drive, earbuds, phone camera lens and more.

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Alessi Fierzo Desk Organizer, $132

Keep important papers neatly stored but always in view with Alessi's minimalist desk organizer. The stainless steel wire frame is supported by a beechwood stand, which can be used to corral pens, paper clips and more.

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Montblanc Augmented Paper Leather Writing Set, $680

High-tech meets high-end in this luxe writing kit from Montblanc, which includes an "augmented paper" notebook, custom leather carrying case and StarWalker pen that automatically digitizes your writing and transfers it to your computer or tablet via Bluetooth.

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Qlock Two Classic, $3,790

Turn the passing of time into a work of art with this avant-garde gilded clock from German company Qlock. The current time is displayed in five-minute increments using written words, while illuminated points in each corner represent the additional minutes in between. Integrated sensors automatically adjust the LEDs to the room's ambient lighting—or, if you prefer, use the connected Qlock app to change the clock's settings manually.

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Onyx Black and Gold Glass Water Bottle, $30

Hydrate in style with this sparkling water bottle from Lifefactory. The leakproof vessel is made from glass fused with real gold and has a protective medical-grade silicone sleeve for extra grip. It's also BPA-, BPS- and phthalate-free, if that's your thing.

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This story first appeared in the November 14, 2016 issue of Adweek magazine.
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