World 145

World 145 relies on creative expression and skill through 3D design platforms rather than privilege and over consuming, wasteful habits. A decade ago, a virus had hacked all systems and forced the entire population to adapt to new means.

For social media engagement, people are only able to post pictures with digital clothing, either bought and rented from brands or self-constructed, they are also able to sell second-hand clothing and build a sense of community through sharing. This not only discourages unnecessary buying but is also a way of allowing everyone to be more expressive regardless of social class.

What if …

you could only post pictures with digital clothing on social media?

Issue:

the need to buy more and wear once; current fashion buying practices

Inspiration:

Digital fashion

This World was contributed by Pavwan Ahmad, Tamara Naoura and Tania Dubayssi (located in United Arab Emirates, Pakistan and Lebanon) 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

explorer of Fashion Fictions

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