Nick Knight Debuting his first NFT drop “icon-1” featuring UglyWorldWide,
Leveraging Knight’s language in SHOWstudio’s first step to Web3
An editorial that brings style and beauty to the metaverse.
London, August 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ – Nick Knight, one of the world’s most celebrated fashion photographers and founder and director of SHOWstudio, will finally bring his years of digital fashion editing process to life this fall with a revolutionary NFT drop. Bring it to the blockchain. Knight, better known socially by his media name @Uglyworldwide, collaborated with model and Instagram star Jazzelle Zanaughtti to push the boundaries of image creation with genre-defining photorealistic avatars. I’m here.
These collectible artworks feature digital fashion, makeup, hair and nails from a cohort of over 40 innovators, degens and mavericks at the forefront of fashion’s digital future, with Knight and Zanogitti I personally curate. This collection includes over 200 unique traits created to create his 8,000 unique artworks styled by Zanaughtti, transforming each avatar for its editorial debut in the Metaverse. As you prepare, you can create your image and your personal style.
Nick Knight In 1998, shortly before launching SHOWstudio, he was one of the earliest adopters of 3D scanning, bringing subject matter and fashion to the virtual realm. With his 3D collaborations with icons such as Kanye, Bjork and Lady Gaga, as well as his fashion brands such as Burberry and Margiela, Knight is unsurprisingly leading the way in bringing his image of fashion to the blockchain. .
Over 40 talented creators have contributed to this fresh form of fashion imagery. From digital native fashion designers like Tribute Brand and Tribute Brand Scarlet Yang to the rising star Nushi KeroIn addition to makeup by Zanaugutti, there are plenty of collaborations with legendary hair stylists. Eugene Suleimana world-renowned nail artist Marian Newmanand digital artist Tom Wandrag, a longtime SHOWstudio collaborator.
Once minted, each ikon-1 will also have its own personal homepage with an enhanced view of the NFT. This page will serve as your gateway to SHOWstudio’s upcoming Web3 fashion programming, providing early access to upcoming projects and drops. Holding ikon-1 is the only way to ensure access to the digital future of fashion.
“My goal is to make SHOWstudio a virtual space that we can interact with in a meaningful and fun way, and this project is the first step towards that.”
– Nick Knight
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