Model floating mid-air above city buildings, sideways, on a virtual runway. Digital model wears boots and Tommy Hilfiger "H" patterned brown pants, a jacket, has purple skin with sunglasses and a rust-colored hat.
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Fashion week goes liminal

NYFW embraced digital elements to elevate the traditionally physical event.
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Metamobility

Automotive brands are reimagining mobility for the metaverse.
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Top 5 Web3 brands

Brands are taking on Web3.
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Two images converge. Left: A man with light skin and brown hair faces away from the camera, taking a photo on an iPhone of a peach-colored Yankee hat. Right: a person with tan skin holds an iPhone using the Depop app.
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Ethical retail in the metaverse

Sustainable and ethical fashion brands are elevating their standards in the virtual realm.
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Gary Liu, founder and CEO of Artifact Labs

“NFTs allow digital media to have intrinsic value.”
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Creator communities

Creator communities are gathering in Web3 in search of exposure and creative expression.
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Left: a white male with shoulder-length brown hair and a beard smiles at the camera wearing a grey cardigan over a white T-shirt. Right: a tan-skinned male with short black hair smiles at the camera with arms folded in a white cable-knit sweater.
Two matching white cat-shaped avatars with colorful floral design, each wearing a green hat with “100” in yellow numbers and a black chin strap. Behind the left is a tall, leafy tree and mansion windows. Behind the right is a purple background with stars.
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Sustainability in the metaverse

What does sustainability in the metaverse look like?
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Two masked men wearing blue jackets and protective glasses and stand at opposite desks in a laboratory. The man in the forefront works on a desktop computer, and the man in the rear is handling metal machinery.
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Next gen heat tech

Heatwaves around the world are driving the development of sustainable cooling technology.
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Zoomed-in 3D object that reads TRANSAK in yellow letters repeating across the top. "Click to start" appears above the TRANSAK writing.
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Banking in the metaverse

Need cash in the metaverse? How banks are rethinking digital finance.
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A collage of images: British flags, aerial view of trucks, a slate of NFTs by ARTIFACTs and SCMP, an airplane over a crowd of people, a man eating, a large rubber duck in water.
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Post-truth NFTs

NFTs are more than collectible digital icons: they’re ownable tokens of information that may sway a growing wave of misinformation.
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Muslim-centered metaspaces

Social and cultural practices are extending into the metaverse, and Muslim consumers are calling for spaces that respect and represent their faith.
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Digital identities

Identities are becoming more fluid, crossing physical and digital spaces, and consumers are looking for products to reflect that.
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Multiversal design

Dreamlike, otherworldly design is reimagining physical spaces for a new era of creativity.
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Dr. Alex Box, identity designer and beauty futurist

"I see identity design as the next important step to how we communicate and interpret multiple selves in the metaverse."
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Sophisticated play

Gen Alpha is creating on a more mature, refined level than previous generations.
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