CFDA Anniversary Fashion NFT Collection and Metaverse Exhibition in The Sandbox

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December 12, 2022 – December 16, 2022

The Council of Fashion Designers of America is turning 60. To celebrate the big birthday, CFDA is breaking into the metaverse with its first NFT collection exhibited at The Sandbox. Dubbed Lighting the Path of American Fashion, the series will comprise seven one-of-one NFTs, featuring the iconic moments of the fashion realm. 

The NFT collection will come as a part of a retrospective exhibition, dubbed Fashioning the Shades of American Design, in The Sandbox and will be composed of 60 American fashion looks throughout 60 years of CFDA's existence. The event will be curated by fashion historian and Assistant Curator of Fashion of the Cleveland Museum of Art, Darnell-Jamal Lisby. 

Only seven of sixty looks will be voxelized to become super-exclusive NFT wearables. According to the CFDA officials, the collection will feature characterful designs by Michael Kors, Tommy Hilfiger, Vivienne Tam, Carolina Herrera, Coach, Diane von Furstenberg, and Willy Chavarria. One of the most recognizable centerpieces in the collection is a grunge outfit from Marc Jacobs’ spring 1993 collection. Another iconic piece features Dapper Dan’s 1980s designs for Eric B & Rakim.

The one-of-one non-fungible wearables will be put up for auction via CFDA's official website starting from December 12th and running till December 16th. The bids will start at $15K for Willy Chavarria and Vivienne Tam NFTs and a whopping $25K for the other five wearables. But it's definitely worth it, as each NFT comes with a set of superb utilities as follows:

  • Tommy Hilfiger Rugby Shirt NFT comes paired with a physical clothing piece, a fully-paid trip to the next Tommy Hilfiger brand experience with a guest, and a personalized shopping pack compiled of five items by Mr. Tommy Hilfiger.
  • Coach Leather Rexy NFT veils two VIP tickets to the skating rink at Rockefeller Center presented by Coach, a tour to Coach archives in New York, and a branded ReLoved Bag valued at a maximum of $650.
  • Diane von Furstenberg Classic Wrap Dress NFT comes with a customized DVF wrap dress that resembles the digital one, a ticket to the exhibition for DVF in Brussels in April 2023, a pass to preview upcoming collections presented by Talita Von Furstenberg, and a meeting with the fashion designer.
  • Michael Kors Beaded One-Sleeve Gown NFT provides its holder with two front-row seats to attend one Michael Kors Collection fashion show, as well as a backstage meet-and-greet with Michael Kors.
  • Carolina Herrera Floor Length Spaghetti Strap Empire Waist Evening Gown NFT in Denim Blue comes with a physical dress, a ticket to an upcoming fashion show, and a personal meeting with Wes Gordon.
  • Vivienne Tam Embroidered Qipao Gown NFT comes paired with two front-row seats for the NFT holder to the designer's next fashion show, and an in-person meeting with Vivienne.
  • Willy Chavarria Please Rise Suit NFT comes with a full physical look. Additionally, the lucky holder will have a 45-minute meeting with Willy, IRL or VR for collaborative opportunities. Moreover, the NFT owner will be granted two tickets to the 2023 CFDA Fashion Awards.

The CFDA's anniversary NFT collection, celebrating American Fashion, connects the past iconic trends and up-to-date technology vibes. Once you are in love with fashion and web3, you simply cannot miss out on joining the exclusive auction of the Lighting the Path of American Fashion NFT collection that will debut on December 12th.

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