CEO Mark Zuckerberg has revealed that his company will launch a virtual clothing store through which users will be able to purchase fashionable outfits for their avatars in the world of Metaverse.
In principle, there will be virtual outfits designed by famous brands such as Balenciaga, Prada and Tom Brownie, according to Zuckerberg, who was in a video interview with the director of fashion at Instagram, and a Meta spokesperson stated that the prices of the clothes will range between $2.99-8.99, which is cheaper than the real outfits of these Brands, where, for example, a Prada ostrich feather bag is $10,700.
Zuckerberg stated that he hopes to build this store and develop it into an open marketplace through which developers can create and sell a variety of digital clothing, as avatars have emerged as a way to connect the Meta user identity between Facebook, Instagram and other communication services in conjunction with linking platforms between each other and direction Towards building a world of metaverse that will bring together users around the world from different networks. To read more [The Giant Meta Opens its First VR Headset Store].
Users of the company’s virtual reality helmets are building avatars in order to enter video games, attend exercise classes and participate in meetings, but the new costumes that the company will provide will only be available on Facebook, Instagram and Messenger.
The company redesigned its VR avatars last year to be more expressive and 3D, and then posted these avatars to Facebook, Instagram and Messenger starting in January. Read more [COO Sandberg is Stepping Down from Meta Position].