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Will we still need to design furniture in the metaverse?

When digital, can these products preserve one of their essentials: functionality? Sure, as they will serve to furnish the expressive environment of a new virtual world

Alice Ballabio

MILANO DESIGN
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Fashion information: too fragmented to handle?

We are exposed to too many reports, articles and data. To avoid getting lost in this diversification, here is a list of knowledge systems from which ideas come together

Pang Bo (Paul)

SHENZHEN
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Metaverse vs. reality: which path forward for fashion?

Entering this world as forerunners, brands should use an era of digital society building to plan their sustainable development while establishing user trust

YuXuan Wang

SHENZHEN
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Is this golden age of retail here to last?

When rents plummeted during the pandemic, brands started to populate the high street again. But with prices now slowly stabilising, the bidding war has begun

Clementina Bianchi

MILANO FASHION
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With all this metaverse, is China taking over fashion?

Learn about the technology trends from the Land of the Dragon now reshaping design and retail while catapulting local brands onto the international competitive stage

Damon Frank Giannoccaro

SHENZHEN
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Should we get lost in tech while shaping physicality?

Digital tools have become the best design partners. But how can fashion use them not to forget the conversations our bodies have with analogue clothes?

Kristian Steinberg

SHANGHAI
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The fashion pilgrimage: Americans in Paris

During the last Men’s Fashion Week, many brands left New York. Just because “to attract the eyeballs of the world, you have to go where those eyeballs are”

Clementina Bianchi

PARIS
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Does the media still want you in the cult of sex and youth?

If hyper-sexualisation is the key to marketing, the teenage years are the gateway to a brand’s global success. But what is the result of this ideological consumerism?

Dana Vazquez Rios 

MILANO FASHION
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How can couture stay relevant? Balenciaga is showing the way

With a shop opening to launch the ‘see now, buy now’ formula for its most exclusive items, the house winks at the Gen Z sense of luxury

Clementina Bianchi

PARIS
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Mirror, mirror on the wall, how do I look?

Dressing rooms do not always offer a comfortable experience. But who decided that our sartorial existence should revolve around flattering our bodies?

Lucia Rindermann 

PARIS
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Crypto payments are in store for fashion: what's up with that?

From Gucci to Balenciaga, brands are accepting Bitcoin and Ethereum currencies. But is joining the tech club worth the risk?

Valentina Mazza

MILANO FASHION
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Alfredo Cortese on how to launch your own brand

Shining a light on his journey in Modernland, the founder of AC9 sat down with us to discuss fashion's greatest lessons

Emanuele Cantamesse

MILANO FASHION
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NFTs meet fashion: it's a battleground for law

Brands moved to non-fungible tokens to hit the metaverse. But what happens when unauthorised digital versions reach the market?

Valentina Mazza

MILANO FASHION
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How to avoid cultural appropriation. Ep. 2: What can we do?

We continue our journey to transform creative work from co-opting practices from underrepresented groups to fair exchange

Vanessa S. Wolff

MILANO FASHION
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How to avoid cultural appropriation. Ep. 1: Why it matters

Let's be inspired by other communities but do it respectfully. Here’s a guide to turning your creative work into a fair exchange

Vanessa S. Wolff  

MILANO FASHION
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inBetweeners: when crypto-art meets business skills

«I thought the NFT race was just classic American FOMO». Behind the virtual brand that caught Justin Bieber

Sofia Sarandrea

MILANO FASHION
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Is couture
the future
of fashion?

In the Metaverse era, the value of business lies in the possibilities unleashed by the slowness of its production

Giuppy D’Aura

LONDON
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