Fashion

Defining The Fashion Metaverse

By Jenny O'Connor | July 11, 2024

Redefining the Digital Luxury Experience The concept of the fashion metaverse has rapidly evolved from a niche experiment to a burgeoning frontier where technology, fashion, and social interaction converge. With platforms like DREST leading the charge, the metaverse offers a transformative space for brands and consumers alike. This thought piece explores the intricate dynamics of…

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Bayonetta Glasses: The Ultimate Confidence Boost in Eyewear

By Team G.URL | July 8, 2024
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Written by Hannah Holowaychuk Skinny glasses are back! There has been a resurgence of narrow, rectangular frames over the past six months. The resurrection of this eye-catching style can be attributed to Gabbriette Bechtel and Bella Hadid. In late 2023, photos of the two models in chic-sexy frames began circulating on TikTok with the hashtag…

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So Kawaii: Exploring the Pastel Pink Underbelly of the ‘Cute Boom’

By Team G.URL | July 6, 2024
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Written by Amelia Masters The word ‘kawaii’ derives from the phrase ‘kao hayushi,’ which translates to ‘one’s face is aglow.’ When I think of the roots of kawaii and ‘cute culture,’ I think of Japan – well, more specifically – Tokyo. Kawaii flourished in post-World War II Japan, where a new generation of the middle…

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The Greatest Fashion Game You Can’t Play Anymore

By Team G.URL | July 2, 2024
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A Tribute to Pixie Hollow Online Written by Terry Ross Pixie Hollow Online was a web-based social game launched by Disney Online in the Fall of 2008. In it, players could create their own fairy and explore the lush natural environments of the Disney Fairies Franchise. My mixed feelings about the Disney megacorporation aside, it…

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NewJeans Unveil ‘Supernatural’ Pop-Up Store in Tokyo

By Jenny O'Connor | June 27, 2024
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With Exclusive Takashi Murakami Collaboration NewJeans has taken over Shibuya, Tokyo with their dazzling new pop-up store, aptly named “Supernatural.” This unique shopping experience, which runs until July 15 at the Line Friends Square Shibuya, offers fans an exclusive chance to snag one-of-a-kind merchandise from the group’s high-profile collaboration with celebrated artists Takashi Murakami and…

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Digital Fashion Week NYC 2024

By Jenny O'Connor | June 21, 2024

Bridging tech and haute couture for a new era of style and innovation. In the city that never sleeps, fashion is getting a digital makeover. Get ready for Digital Fashion Week NYC 2024 in September, as they have now opened submissions. The event that’s redefining style with the perfect blend of technology and couture. This…

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The Met Gala 2024: Belle Law’s Experience and the “Digitine” Phenomenon

By Belle Law | May 14, 2024
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It’s 4:45pm in New York City on the 6th May, the first Monday of the month. I am hot and sweaty as I run towards cheers of adoration coming from the crowd up the street, all gazing up at one of the hotels currently housing their Met Gala idols. I strategically place myself on the…

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Stray Rats x Sonic: A Collision of Streetwear and Sega’s Icon

By Jenny O'Connor | April 21, 2024
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Stray Rats, the Miami-based streetwear iconoclast, has reinvigorated its partnership with Sonic the Hedgehog, unleashing a collection that marries ’90s video game nostalgia with the raw edge of urban fashion. This latest collaboration, which first dropped in celebration of Sonic’s 30th anniversary, has found new life with a re-launch on April 17th, much to the…

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The Enduring Appeal of Nostalgic Dress-Up Games

By Jenny O'Connor | November 26, 2023

Remember GirlsGoGames? Whether you were designing chic outfits on Stardoll or exploring the wide range of activities on GirlsGoGames, where dress-up was a beloved feature among many, these platforms have been a staple in the digital playground for young girls. While GirlsGoGames offered a wide array of genres, its dress-up games were particularly notable, providing…

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