As fashion has its metaverse moment, one app looks to bridge real and virtual worlds for sneakerheads – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Fashion is having its moment in the metaverse. A riot of luxury labels, music, and games are vying for attention in the virtual world. And as physical events and the entertainment industry that depends on them shuts down, virtual things have come to epitomize the popular culture of the pandemic. It’s creating an environment…

Billy Porter reveals how his iconic mechanical Grammys hat actually worked

[ad_1] Like many of us, Billy Porter has been “taking a break” while stuck at home during the coronavirus pandemic. But the actor seems to have a unique understanding of what the term means. Speaking to Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday, Porter stated that he’s been working on his memoir, a children’s picture book, a TV…

Vestiaire Collective raises $64.2 million for its second-hand fashion platform – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Vestiaire Collective just closed another big round of funding in the middle of an economic crisis — the round closed in early April. The startup raised $64.2 million (€59 million) and the company has raised more than $240 million over the year, according to Crunchbase. Vestiaire Collective operates a marketplace of pre-owned fashion items.…