World 35

In 2021 in World 35 the virus covid-21 is more contagious and deadly than covid-19. With climate change worsening and more natural disasters, the world has finally changed to carefully consider the environmental impact of its industries. Fashion is a critical layer of socializing, and digital worlds become the main ways people interact.

The digital marketplace “WearShare” allows people to create, rent, and sell digital clothing, and also “check in” their physical clothing to be scanned and stored digitally. People can wear digital clothes on their digital avatars anytime, and only need to “check out” shared physical clothing when they need it.

What if …

digital fashion marketplaces and virtual environments were as commonplace as physical fashion marketplaces and real environments?

Issue targeted:

people want to be stylish but physical fashion causes excess waste and we’re all stuck at home

Inspiration:

VR worlds, (un)Fashion by Maira Kalman, Uber

This World was contributed by Clint Beharry (located in San Francisco, USA) using a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International licence which allows others to share and adapt the work in any medium and for any purpose, providing that they credit the author and share their material using the same Creative Commons licence.

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Published by Amy Twigger Holroyd

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