5 ways fashion has flexed its technological muscles in 2018
From drones carrying bags for D&G to computer-generated influencers taking social media by storm, fashion and technology are coming together to change the face of the industry - and it's pretty darn cool.
@lilmiquela is your typical high profile Instagram influencer. She's 19, verified, has partnerships with brands like Prada, Vetements and Chanel (to mention a few), attends exclusive parties and uses her platform to support causes like Black Lives Matter and transgender rights. Her followers have even been dubbed 'Miquelites'.
But she's not typical, at all. Miquela is a virtual avatar that only exists on the internet. The question of who is behind the computer-generated star is a talking point in the industry, and the answer – so far – has been kept a secret. Whoever it is, we're hooked, and we follow her.
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