Mass adoption – The week in review

Roblox, Unreal Engine, Ralph Lauren. This is the essential news in digital fashion+luxury for the week ending Friday, November 4, 2022.

Mass adoption – The week in review
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NFT.London by NFT.NYC is underway this week. The event is making a splash, but all eyes are becoming fixed on Miami Art Week to make a wave at the end of November. Meanwhile Instagram got the space buzzing when they announced the long-expected NFT integration on their app. Gaming continues to drive the conversation around digital fashion, and all roads still lead to Roblox, while Ralph Lauren is all in with a fresh web3 lewk. New trend reports, new logos, new school semesters. These are the essential stories in digital fashion+luxury for the week ending Friday, November 4, 2022.

Roblox posted a Metaverse Fashion Trend report, in collaboration with the Parsons School of Design at The New School. In short, the future continues to look bright for digital fashion. Download the report here 👇🏽

As a result of this report, Roblox also teamed up with the Parsons School of Design to develop a new course in digital fashion design. Mass adoption on its way! // The Verge

Dezeen goes long on Roblox with interviews and analysis. // Dezeen

The itinerant event on fashion x luxury Into the Metaverse lands in London. This edition features CYBR, DMAT, Epic Games, The Sandbox, BNV and many more. // Twitter

Speaking of CYBR, they just dropped their first AR enabled garment. // Instagram

Newmoon + Newforum is also setting down in London with a digital fashion event focused on identity and culture in the metaverse. Participants have yet to be announced. // Eventbrite

Hypebeast goes deep into Epic Games to explore the company's impact on digital fashion through Unreal Engine. // Hypebeast

Alice Delahunt, the former digital chief at Ralph Lauren and Burberry, has launched a new digital fashion platform called Syky. The space is getting crowded. Will the name of the game be competition or collaboration? // Vogue Business

The successful XR creator Don Allen III has signed on with Artisant as an advisor. We expect big things! // Twitter

DRESSX collaborated with Viktoria Modesta on a digital fashion installation at Crystal Bridges Museum, with assists by Lilium Labs + No Magic No Fun. Part of the Fashioning America exhibition. // Instagram

A first look at the RTFKT x Nike Space Drip sneakers was given by co-founder ClegFX. Manifest your dreams! // Twitter

Ralph Lauren is all in! The legacy brand changed their logo for the first time in their illustrious history. The new identity is created in homage to Fortnite. This major digital fashion play also includes a new hybrid collection. LFG! 🔥 // Fast Company

Courtesy of Ralph Lauren + Epic Games
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