Writer Bianca Heyward at Refinery29 tested out Ralph Lauren's new fitting rooms and described her experience as nothing short of magical, even comparing the room's "smart mirror" to that of Snow White's. So what is a smart mirror? According to Bianca, it's a mirror that can actually tell what items you brought into the dressing room, using small RFID chips. It can then recommend other items for you to try on with your outfit, give you the option of requesting an item in a different size, or look for other color options. All of these things appear right on the touch screen mirror - which is even more technologically advanced than Cher's digitally organized closet.Perhaps the best thing about these high-tech dressing rooms is that you no longer need to awkwardly exit the dressing room in order to grab a different item. Think the dress you brought in will look even better in red than blue? Simply tap a few buttons on the mirror and a sales assistant will come to your room with the dress. It definitely makes shopping a lot less frustrating.
While it's awesome that Ralph Lauren has these dressing rooms, I can't wait until they come to stores that are a little more budget friendly, like Forever21. Not having to sift through racks of clothes to find your perfect look? I'm so about that life.