Published by on Feb 16, 2024 | Business
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Before the pandemic, NFTs boomed on the crypto market and have since been adopted by numerous companies to appeal to the demand. The fashion industry took advantage of this new engaging strategy and introduced it within the sector through Augmented reality clothing, Metaverse fashion shows and virtual stores. Brands like Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci and Burberry were the most open to using NFTs for their customers, and it showed how versatile NFTs are. 

But influencing an entire market is a long road because handling NFTs requires hiring someone specialized in blockchain technology, network connection and cryptocurrency transactions. Of course, those who want to buy their favorite clothing under an NFT form must check where to buy Ethereum because most of these online environments are built on the Ethereum blockchain. Hence, they mainly accept Ether payments, but some have expanded to Bitcoin and even Dogecoin tokens.

Regardless, it is safe to say that NFTs bring a total change in the business setting, so we must explore it thoroughly to seek innovation. Here’s how.

NFTs in art and luxury brands

Of course, NFTs, being unique tokens and appreciated for their value due to demand and scarcity, are linked to luxury brands and artistic assets because they share similar values. That’s why NFTs are used mainly by artists and creators to make an income from their creativity and market offers. If you have not heard about it yet, know that some…

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