Beauty Technology Series Beautiful Technology: The Best Laptops for Girls - Guest Post


A lot of the time, laptops are clunky, ugly things – and who wants to pull out a black chunk from their gorgeous Fendi tote? Luckily though, there are a few laptops out there that are designed for those of us with an eye for beauty! Whether it’s the Sony Vaio or a sleek Macbook, your technology doesn’t have to bow to dull, metallic designs anymore. Here’s a pick of laptops that are designed with beauty and aesthetics in mind.

Dell Design Computers. For the design-conscious computer user, you simply can’t go past Dell. After all, you call all the shots with the design and appearance of your laptop – from the intricate patterns to the overall colour scheme, how your laptop looks is all up to you! Play around with the different styles and effects in the Dell online studio and come up with your very own perfect accessory.


HP Vivienne Tam Edition Netbook.This laptop comes equipped with its own compact mirror. Yes, really.  But beyond being make-up friendly,  it’s also  super light,  weighing in at just over 1 kg, making it the perfect accessory for the busy woman on the go. It also comes with HQ Quick web, which automatically opens up all your favourite sites (such as e-mail, Facebook, Twitter) as soon as you power up. So for a laptop with both beauty and brawn, you can’t go past the HP Vivienne Tam Netbook.

Apple Macbook Air. The pioneer of style and cool, the Apple Macbook Air is still really in a class of its own when it comes to design and aesthetics. The casing is also incredibly light weight yet simultaneously sturdy, making it ideal to throw in your handbag at the end of the work day and head off to evening drinks. If you want your laptop to exude timeless style, then you can’t go wrong with this Apple classic.


ASUS U6V Bamboo Laptop. This laptop’s bamboo fa├žade is sure to turn heads with its air of modernity and obvious green credentials. Surprisingly, bamboo has tensile strength greater than most metals.  So looks aside, this Bamboo laptop is also remarkably resilient, making it a solid laptop of choice for those looking for both quality and one-of-a-kind style.

So as you can see, there are a many different laptops out there for the stylish girl on the go. But what happens if you are as indecisive about choosing a laptop as you are with purchasing shoes? The answer: try before you buy. Laptop rental companies can offer trial runs so you can rest assure that you will be hundred percent satisfied with your laptop purchase.


Missy Lee is a fashionista and multi-media designer and who currently works full time at an electronics store to fuel her technology and design passion.