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From Sci-Fi to Cosplay

Remember Forrest J. Ackerman? He is credited with coining the term sci-fi in 1954. He became one of the founding fathers of modern science fiction as a writer, editor and…fan …

Non Fungible Tokens (NFTs)

So you’ve heard of it, but what is it? The video game industry has been developing new technologies, and it has been the first to adopt virtual and augmented reality. …

Bibliography

Further reading: https://www.gq-magazine.co.uk/fashion/article/fashion-games-burberry-louis-vuitton-hermes https://www.nylon.com/fashion/fashion-gaming-crossover-in-2020 https://www.universityoffashion.com/blog/gamechangers-the-rise-of-fashion-video-games/ https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbestechcouncil/2021/03/17/the-future-of-fashion-and-gaming-e-commerce/?sh=35ba07f63be3 https://ww.fashionnetwork.com/news/Fashion-and-luxury-industries-show-increasing-interest-in-gaming,1216088.html https://econsultancy.com/why-luxury-fashion-brands-using-gaming-drive-revenue-marketing-opportunities/ https://www.lofficiel.com/industry-trends/quand-la-mode-pactise-avec-l-univers-des-jeux-videos https://www.moodiedavittreport.com/jing-daily-these-global-brands-are-conquering-the-virtual-world/ https://www.bandt.com.au/gucci-release-12-virtual-reality-sneakers/ https://www.visualcapitalist.com/50-years-gaming-history-revenue-stream/ https://www.mccourier.com/gaming-market-opportunities-key-players-revenue-emerging-trends-and-business-strategy-till-2027/ https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/11/gaming-games-consels-xbox-play-station-fun/

Fashion and Esports

Welcome to Week 4 I hope you are not running Level after Level, rushing to save the “Princess” or to save the “Prince”. Take your time by exploring the other …

Costume + Play = A Cosplay History

In Japan, Sci-fi conventions have existed since the 1960’s, as well as the phenomenon of dressing up, known as “kasou”, but it was Nobuyuki Takahashi, writer and innovator, who helped …

Conclusion

Esports and competitive gaming phenomenon is continuing to rage on in 2021 and has emerged as one of the fastest-growing industries globally. Major brands have taken notice, so the marketing …

Video: How GAMING is TAKING OVER Fashion | WTH

Watch this video with Youtuber, Reggie Casual, international fashion, culture, and lifestyle commentator based in Tokyo, Japan. Reggie breaks down gamers influence on fashion in the future. This is an …

Video Games: The New Runway

We know it now, innovative brands want to engage with younger people and meet them where they already are. They do not watch TV or use other legacy media. The …

Welcome to Fashion and Gaming: The next level

After the investigation and study with Prof. Haweya, you have learnt how and why Fashion has started approaching, and then interpreting, the codes of the gaming Industry. In her last …