A Judy Blume documentary is in the works; John Hughes’ cult-classic 1984 film Sixteen Candles is getting a TV reboot c/o Selena Gomez; Barbie is hosting her first shoppable livestream; welp, Facebook has a TikTok now; and — the FOMO is real, y’all — Facebook will soon have NFTs, too.
ABERCROMBIE GETS PHYSICAL WITH SUBBRAND LAUNCH, wwd
The YPB collection — short for Your Personal Best —has “fashion-forward yet functional activewear” for working out or to just wear casually — or as A&F said “life-ing — whatever that may be.” Life-ing!!!
LVMH ALREADY HAS A METAVERSE AMBASSADOR, wwd
The female avatar, which has gray-blue eyes and a wavy brown bob with white streaks at the front, appeared in the luxury conglomerate’s call for applications from start-ups for the sixth edition of its LVMH Innovation Award, which received a record of more than 950 entries this year, according to a spokesman for the group.
SNAP ADDS OUTFIT SHARING FEATURE FOR BITMOJI, adweek
Consumers care about metaverse fashion (or at least a subset of consumers do), but can Snap convince consumers to care about Bitmoji fashion? Yesterday, the tech company debuted Outfit Sharing, a new feature that enables Snapchatters to share what their Bitmoji is wearing with their friends. The feature debuted on iOS, with Android to follow, with a new collection from Converse including hoodies, shirts, shorts and sneakers.
MANIFESTING IS GEN Z'S ANSWER TO NEW AGE SPIRITUALITY, vice
“Having everything” is what most of manifestation TikToks focus on, like wealth, beauty or the perfect partner. In short, most people manifest things that are only beneficial for themselves. To some, that’s surprising for a generation that professes to have a strong interest in social justice.
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