Trend: Icing Your Cell Phone With Candy-Inspired Gems

I have to preface this post by saying I sometimes think Gwen Stefani channeled me when she came up with her Harajuku-loving persona. As a techie, I am constantly looking to the Japanese (and Chinese) markets to check out their amazing and forward-thinking technologies. Along the way, I've fallen in love with the whole colorful, eclectic and fun Harajuku style and the inherent chicness that accompanies the whole attitude. Still, I am not sure what I think of a new trend of decorating your cell phones with so many jewels and glittery gels that it looks like a wedding cake.

On the one hand, I would never mistake my boyfriend's Blackberry for my own in the morning, but I might feel shy whipping it out in a meeting and I think it would somehow brainwash me into thinking I need a beautiful cupcake - everyday. I guess if I am going to embrace colorful fashion I might as well celebrate it by adding some pizazz to my phone. You should check out the gallery of delicious-looking cell phones, read more

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So what do you think? Japanese girls have been pimping out their cell phones for years, but this new style has an added element of glitter and beads. I say if Paris Hilton starts, it will catch on soon enough here.

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