The Sandbox virtual world has joined the Arianee consortium (whose members include Richemont and Paris Fashion Week) to enable consumers to access the NFT equivalent of the physical products they buy from labels.
The return to physical shows has boosted the online platform dedicated to Paris Women's Ready-to-Wear Week, whose number of unique visitors more than doubled this season, according to data crunched by Launchmetrics.
If any sector in fashion has enjoyed a global boom it is outerwear, from the ginormous success of Moncler to millions of ubiquitous puffers. However, few marques have married performance with polish as well as Mackage.
In their Fall/Winter 2022-23 collections, designers have veered between a sombre, total-black palette reflecting current uncertainties, and vibrant hues embodying a powerful yearning to enjoy life again.
As Paris Fashion Week draws to a close, designers show their increasing interest in the younger generation with collections designed especially for them, whether adopting a sportswear flair or a more elegant approach.