“We wanted his advice, so we were waiting for him to start working on this,” says de Montaigu. “We really want him to do this. We always want to take a step forward. It’s important to be part of the future and this is what’s happening.”
It also helps The Sandbox have a brand like Àcheval playing ball. Both sandboxes and competitors Decentraland have been very supportive of fashion brands, as digital fashion plays a huge role in the way people communicate and engage with the virtual world. Announcing the arrival of a new luxury brand will increase the credibility of sandbox fashion and make Àcheval’s onboarding relatively smooth.
Àcheval digitizes four pieces: T-shirts, ponchos, trousers and hats. They can be worn in the sandbox and offer special properties such as dancing to folk songs through ponchos or riding in the plains. Argentina thanks to the gaucho hat. “The idea is to rejuvenate the imaginary world of these products, make consumers travel, and have different experiences through virtual twins,” says Madrid.
Àcheval’s physical parts range from about $ 480 to $ 850, while NFTs are about $ 300 with limited production. This more affordable price is aimed at encouraging more participation, says de Montaigu. The NFT also comes with a sandbox wearable.
Similarly, Spatial Labs’ new connected apparel collection, Lnq Hardwear, allows you to create digital versions of Hardwear clothing-wearable avatars. The product is connected to the app via the Lnq chip (pictured above), and the planned features include “tap proof”, playlists, social profiles, and cryptos that allow people to comment on future mint. Wallet. The company calls this feature “wearable internet” and the category “metaverse of things”. Connected apparel isn’t a new concept (the Levi’s and Google Jacard connected tracker jackets were launched in 2017), but blockchain-based connectivity adds another layer of potential creativity.
“We recognized the gap in the Web3 industry and saw this as an opportunity to develop hardware with the tools users and creatives needed to create, engage and share communities,” said Spatial Labs. Founder Iddris Sandu said. In his statement, he worked with brands such as Beyonce’s Ivy Park, Kanye West’s Yezy, and Rihanna’s Fenty Line.