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January 6, 2016 AT 4:00 am

Chanel sends light-up shoes down aviation-themed runway #WearableWednesday

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Via Forbes.

Wearable tech may be nascent when it comes to full integration in the fashion industry, but every now and again there’s a little nod to it in some of the big seasonal shows.

That was the case today at Chanel , where Karl Lagerfeld sent light-up sandals down the Paris Fashion Week runway as though to illuminate the emergency exit path for his Aviation-themed collection.

As models walked a set designed to look like an airport terminal – complete with check-ins, departure boards and baggage carousels – numerous versions of the velcro-fastening shoes, which featured LEDs placed around a thick flatform sole, were sent out paired with different looks.

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