HYPEBEAST will be bringing its panel series to Twitter Spaces on Monday, December 20. This upcoming session of HYPETALKS, titled “Fashion in the Metaverse,” will address the integration of self-expression and identity with today’s emerging digital reality.
HYPEBEAST Senior News Editor Rosie Perper will tap the minds of some of the foremost leading names in fashion and technology. Bobby Hundreds, Nicky Diamonds, Franalations and Jeff Staple will offer their experience on the evolving relationship between fashion and technology.
Jeff Staple launched the New York-based brand Staple over two decades ago, popularized by its distinct pigeon logo. Working across graphic and fashion design, creative direction and more, Staple currently runs both his own brand and Reed Art Department, a multi-faceted creative agency.
Co-founder of L.A. streetwear label The Hundreds, Bobby Hundreds has taken the iconic Adam Bomb character from his brand and transformed it into NFTs. Showing at HBX and Coinbase’s pop-up gallery in New York now, Hundreds recently created a series of collectible NFTs with variations of the bomb.
Nicky Diamonds of Diamond Supply Co., who has forged a similar path of creating NFTs inspired by his own brand, including an NFT of the iconic Tiffany Dunks that was inspired by his collaboration with Nike.
Fran “Franalations” Marchello emerged online nearly a decade ago with a popular sneaker review channel and an infamous 800-pair sneaker collection. Staying true to his love for shoes, Franalations is better known today as the NFT artist behind the Sneaker Punkz series.
Tune in to HYPETALKS: Fashion in the Metaverse at 8 p.m. ET on Monday, December 20, via HYPEBEAST on Twitter Spaces.