Interest in virtual fashion has exploded during the coronavirus pandemic as people explore ways of dressing their online avatars

The rising interest in virtual outfits echoes the growing popularity of images depicting fantasy landscapes that “offer a chance to wonder and escape”, according to visualisation artists.

“Given the global situation, the desire for escapism is at an all-time high,” interior designer and creative director Charlotte Taylor told Dezeen earlier this summer.

Slooten spoke to Dezeen during a live panel discussion held as part of London Craft Week. The discussion, called Textile Intelligence, featured Slooten alongside Seetal Solanki, founding director of London studio Ma-tt-er, plus multimedia artist Lauren Godfrey and textile artist Celia Pym.

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Read full article : https://www.dezeen.com/2020/10/23/virtual-fashion-amber-jae-slooten-the-fabricant/

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