We can unanimously agree that fashion simply wouldn't be what it is today without the gadgets that make it possible to capture, share and reply on the Gram to sweet followers with “kissy faces” all within seconds.

I mean, try casting your mind back to pre-Insta and Pinterest days. Hard, right? Like what was the meaning of life, even!  

So cheers to our beloved smartphones and tablets that tirelessly bare the responsibility of capturing the best part of ourselves and filtering the parts we don't quite love for all our #selfie, #OOTD and #OOTN moments, and to all the other devices that we love that make sharing our lives fun and seamless.

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So, in case you happen to be gadget-shopping this festive period for yourself or someone else, here’s a list of some of technology’s superlative toys and modish accessories.

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Smart phone covers

Whether your favourite attachment is Android or Apple, ensure that it is dressed and protected in the trendiest casings.

iPhone 6/6s case, R179, H&M.

Wild and free - iPhone & Samsung cover, R179, Superbalist.

Fight Like A Girl Samsung Galaxy S7 cover, R230, Takealot.

Laptop bags

Get fancy and choose from a selection of floral laptop bags this season.  

Canvaslife laptop bag, R1770, Takealot.

Floral laptop bag, R549, Computer Mania.


Capture and keep all your best vacay moments with the adorable polaroid snap cam from Takealot.com for R1689.

HP portable printer

It’s all fun and games when you're taking photos at a party until the person responsible for sending the pictures doesn’t. And there’s ALWAYS that one person.

Luckily, those days can be history with the #Sprocketinmypocket from HP which instantly prints pictures from your smartphone. Yaaas!


Finally, looking great is hard work, so choose to reward yourself with a stylish timepiece or two.

Marc Jacobs at Superbalist, R4999.

Seviasa interchangeable watch multi-colour, Aldo at Spree, R599.

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