The Thread Weekly is your best source for a quick debrief across the latest news, actions, events and happenings in web3 fashion, the open metaverse and beyond. It’s curated and published by DIGITALAX and the Global Designer Network.
Weave your way through the threads below to get all caught up on the culture from Jan 17th - Jan 23rd 2022.
Intimate Fashion + Modeling Onboarding Session at LUME Studios
This week Emma-Jane ran an intimate step by step workshop at LUME Studios with local designers and models in NYC. We went full 101, breaking down the basics of everything from Twitter to Discord to what even the hell are NFTs… like actually?! It was an amazing session and there will be plenty more!
Round 2 Installation of Williamsburg Hotel: Metaverse Evening
We are hosting Round 2 of Crypto Mondays at the Williamsburg Hotel BK this Monday January 31st. It’s going to be a great evening with pizza and drinks and an awesome fireside chat between Emma-Jane and Jonathan. RSVP below !
Bancor Sponsorship x Realm Runway
Things are heating up as the first Realm Runway event in NYC draws closer and closer to go time! And with that, we recently announced our first sponsor for the event… long time internet frenz over at Bancorrrr! We couldn’t be more excited 😍
PW3R First Session
AU.DEO Realm ran it’s inaugural PW3R (Pirate Web3 Radio Session) and it couldn’t have been more fun! So many amazing open source tunes to chill to. The PW3R sessions will continue to run every week with more exciting updates and guest collaborations to come! Alsooo…. PW3R will have it’s very own audio website launch in the next few days so you can retrospectively listen to any missed sessionssssssssssssss
Web3 Fashion Education
The School of Visual Arts— one of the top NYC art schools— is getting more into the digital fashion mix, where F₃Manifesto is teaching weekly classes to the students on everything CLO3D and web3/NFTs. Although the design tools are important, at the end of the day, what’s more important is how we use them to accomplish what we most desire to create— and this is exactly what this class teaches. Read more here.
Across the Realms
Each week every designer is releasing rich content across medium, mirror, twitter and more as they build out their realm and forge their path ahead. Make sure to stay up to date across the releases in their realm channels in the DIGITALAX discord, and check out some of the most recent releases below!
I am Sabine, Textile Designer, French. Designer, web and print. I am passionate about new worlds of creation, new playgrounds are huge ! I just created an artistic collection in NFT. I present here my Digital Fashion collection! I hope you will like it!
Dermagram is the Ultimate Program for the Skin. The DERMA proGRAM starts skin deep, promoting harmony between the mind, body and spirit. Embracing nature in its purest form with clinically effective Swiss herbal ingredients and formulations in the real world, Dermagram is excited to bring you our vision of sustainable and honest Digital Skincare to the Metaverse.
Hello! My name is Sergio Rojas and I'm the founder of Different Dimension (A Creative Development Studio). I'm an ambassador for the Academy Software Foundation. I'm also a software engineer with 3+ years of experience. One of my goal is to be a technical artist/director.
XRtelier is founded by Indonesian phygital/digital fashion designer Diah Amanda. Her goal is to support the slow fashion & sustainability movement that will help lessen the pollution of fashion waste landfills around the world through digitalization integration in fashion design and its production. Her core fashion design pieces are styles with modest flair that focuses on zerowaste patterns, digitized batik, shibori-dyed & kids/hand-drawn prints as the fabric print designs. In the rise of NFT and the likes, she's definitely aiming to bear her mark as the pioneering Indonesian designer to take her traditional, cultural & beliefs attire into the metaverse.
A Memphis, Tenneessee, native, who has a passion for fashion and accessories. Specifically, when it comes to eyewear as she has worn glasses her entire life. This passion became a business in a hotel room in the middle of Kentucky in 2018 when she decided to go all in after wanting to start a business for sometime. Randa offers a multitude of materials, but specializes in acetate eyewear, which is organic, eco-friendly, more durable than your regular plastic frames and hypoallergenic; making them great for sensitive skin. Randa has developed a special place in her heart for her classy and hip frames. She says that this is only the beginning.
A collaboration team from South Africa. Ayoo - motion & graphic designer, Ajee - traditional fashion designer turned digital. We are inspired by structure and form with bold shapes and designs.
If any of you have any questions, queries or need help navigating the depths of web3 fashion, the open metaverse and more, let us know in the GDN or DIGITALAX discords! We are so excited for the journey ahead.
Web3 Fashion DAO Governance Voting
DIGITALAX (Upcoming Voting)
There are currently active DIGITALAX Improvement Proposals (DIPs) on the DIGITALAX governance forum for commentary before they go live to Snapshot tomorrow.
DIP-038— Eleventh vote for the luxury category in the indie Web3 Fashion index.
Last week Brainplate_Flower by WYHYGH was purchased and added to the Global Designer Network Vault.
Upcoming Designer Spotlight
Mo’Casso 💫 💫 💫 💫
Make sure to follow Mo’Casso on twitter as we get ready for a week of awesome designer action! This designer spotlight will be proceeding from Jan 16th.
Latest FGO Mints
This week Sabimage made some amazing mass mints, bringing more of that open sauciness goodness to the FGO libraries. You can check out some of the mints below and view the full collection under their designer profiles.
Check Out the Best of this Week’s Indie Web3 Fashion NFTs
Designer Realms Launch: Indie Web3 Fashion Fleet
Check out the full designer realm blueprint here and also the web3 patrons here for decentralising the buy side and opening up further strengthened value conduits for web3 fashion.
Stay up to date with all designer realms in the DIGITALAX discord specified channels.
We couldn’t call ourselves a truly authentic web3 crypto community if we didn’t round out with some in-house designed degen style memes 😂… Enjoy…..😂
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