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12.03.2021
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Getting lost online: designing for experiential e-commerce

The Fashion Innovation Agency are featured in FRAME online magazine alongside PANGAIA and AnamXR discussing our virtual immersive experience for PANGAIA’S new FLWRDWN collection.

‘Experiential e-commerce should really bring back that element of serendipity.” Moin Roberts-Islam, Technology Development Manager, FIA.

Read the full article here: https://www.frameweb.com/article/67721

08.12.2020
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Forbes Feature: Digital Storytelling Evolves

The Fashion Innovation Agency are featured in Forbes after initiating a collaboration between AnamXR and Pangaia to produce a virtual, immersive experience for Pangaia’s new FLWRDWN collection.

“We’re doing this to create a visual but also metaphorical connection to the products [and their holistic discovery], because people have become extremely disconnected to the source of their garments. As the scientific adage goes, you don’t teach a lesson, you set up the conditions to elicit a meaningful experience. There has to be a degree of self-discovery.” – Dr. Amanda Parkes, an acclaimed bio-media designer, fashion technologist and Pangaia’s chief innovation officer.

Read the full article here: forbes.com/sites/katiebaron/2020/12/07/digital-storytelling-evolves-eco-innovators-pangaia-push-the-envelope-for-online-immersion/?sh=762384da60aa

 

25.08.2020
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Vogue: Fashion is building a virtual future, starting with its showrooms

The FIA team connected JW Anderson and Holome, a new company experimenting with augmented reality, to digitally showcase their spring 2021 collection. The collaboration was featured in vogue as signaling new potential for fashion’s virtual future. 

READ THE FULL ARTICLE here: https://www.Vogue.Com/article/fashion-is-building-a-virtual-future-starting-with-its-showrooms 

 

25.08.2020
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Grazia: Is fashion becoming our new virtual reality?

Matthew Drinkwater, Head of FIA, is featured in Grazia UK discussing the potential for digital clothing as a new business opportunity for the fashion. 

“Creating digital clothing for games is allowing brands to target a younger consumer that is entirely comfortable spending real money on virtual content. Digital clothing within gaming is creating an entry-level purchase that will build brand loyalty and also offers the tantalising proposition of potential exclusivity, where digital clothing could become as, or more, valuable than physical pieces.” – Matthew Drinkwater, Head of FIA 

READ THE FULL ARTICLE here: https://graziadaily.Co.Uk/fashion/news/virtual-fashion-games-apps/ 

 

14.04.2020
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WWD: The view from event agencies

IN LIGHT OF THE CURRENT PANDEMIC, EVENT AGENCIES ARE LOOKING TO DIGITAL ALTERNATIVES. MATTHEW DRINKWATER EXPLAINS WHY FASHION AND LUXURY WILL NEED TO CREATE VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS TO CONTINUE COMMUNICATION WITH THEIR CONSUMERS.

“CURRENTLY, IT’S NOT AS IF BRANDS HAVE ANOTHER CHOICE. EVENTS HAVE TO STOP, SO IF THEY WANT TO CONTINUE COMMUNICATING THEY WILL HAVE TO LOOK AT DIGITAL ALTERNATIVES.” – MATTHEW DRINKWATER, HEAD OF FIA

READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE: HTTPS://WWD.COM/BUSINESS-NEWS/MARKETING-PROMOTION/EVENT-AGENCIES-TOUT-DIGITAL-ENHANCEMENT-CORONAVIRUS-1203544515/