A design sporting a cascading butter-yellow robe strikes a pose on a flight of stairs. A greenery-festooned wall marks the inviting entrance to a smooth new income showroom. Both equally are standard scenes from the globe of wholesale manner buying – but these two examples happened in a wholly digital globe above new months.
The former is from British manufacturer Ralph & Russo’s on line online video presentation of its autumn/winter season twenty couture assortment, which was modelled by a digital avatar named Hauli. The next is from Diesel’s Hyperoom, the brand’s digital system and exhibition house, which owner OTB released in June to “facilitate effective – and inviting – manner buying in the new globe”.
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