The metaverse is a diverse, progressive, interconnected community. Think of it as an alternate reality or digital universe. In this digital world, you have yet another place to express yourself, to create a version of yourself that is aligned with your offline values. Just as you can travel the world with Dolce & Gabbana, you can travel the metaverse too.
What Is Dolce & Gabbana’s Interest in NFTs and the Metaverse?
D&G entered the metaverse scene in 2021 with NFTS. NFTs are non-fungible tokens tied to digital assets like images or videos. In the case of fashion, NFTs are tied to digital garments that your avatar can wear.
The fashion house submitted digital garments that artists painstakingly labored over. D&G’s NFTs look tangible, with the artists paying close attention to every detail, including texture, shade and physics.
What Is D&Gs Contribution to the Metaverse?
In 2022, the world’s largest virtual social world, Decentraland, hosted a virtual fashion week. Metaverse Fashion Week was a mirror image of traditional events. Guests sat in the front row to witness couture fashions paraded across the runway, attended after-parties and wore unique digital outfits. The entire VIP experience played out online with some of the biggest luxury names in the industry, including Dolce & Gabbana.
In 2021, D&G released the Collezione Genesi or Genesis Collection. It was a non-fungible token collection hosted in the luxury marketplace UNXD. The aim was to grant buyers insider access and exclusive content. Additionally, D&G is also behind the project gooDGame. The goal of gooDgame is to provide a new perspective on gamers and to promote sportsmanship and fair play.
What Does 2023 Look Like for Dolce & Gabbana and the Metaverse?
Metaverse Fashion Week is set to return in March 2023. Luxury fashion houses will have a chance to showcase their digital line in a stunning digital environment. Guests will have an opportunity to sit in on iconic runway shows and discover exclusive wearables. In addition to the digital runway performance, there will be a physical fashion week.
MVFW’s first year was an experiment and because of its success, the second year should be an improvement. The user journey should be more seamless and those working behind the scenes can set more realistic expectations for the various fashion week events. D&G will be presenting another collection during MVFW.
Celebrate Dolce & Gabbana Online
Dolce & Gabbana has always celebrated the blending of fashion and culture. For decades, a community and culture have built up around the internet. With the popularity of the metaverse, more people are inventing a unique version of themselves on online social platforms. D&G understands that a person’s avatar is also part of the person’s identity. Those who are part of the D&G family also have a strong connection to luxury as an identity. Why not combine the two As the world prepares for MVFW 2023, you can find D&G’s physical collection on the website.