Man of Many: The New Lexus IS 350 F Sport was Designed on Twitch

Man of Many: The New Lexus IS 350 F Sport was Designed on Twitch. “Combining a car with a gaming system seems rife with potential safety hazards, but that’s exactly what the Lexus Gamers’ IS is. The 2021 Lexus IS 350 F Sport was transformed into a gamer’s dream vehicle, complete with a full gaming system—for the passenger, fortunately. The design came about through input from the Twitch community, with the 15 million daily active users of the platform casting votes on the vehicle’s modifications.”

The Verge: Gucci designed virtual sneakers for hypebeasts in Roblox and VRChat

The Verge: Gucci designed virtual sneakers for hypebeasts in Roblox and VRChat. “Gucci is diving into virtual luxury footwear with a new exclusively digital pair of sneakers called The Gucci Virtual 25 that can be ‘worn’ in augmented reality (AR) or used in partnered apps like Roblox and VRChat. Surprisingly, the shoes are a lot less expensive than a typical Gucci piece: you can buy the Virtual 25s from Gucci’s app for $12.99, or $8.99 in the Wanna Kicks AR sneaker app.”

The Lure Of Luxury: Why Tiktokers Are Buying $20 Chanel Cotton Pads (CR Fashion Book)

CR Fashion Book: The Lure Of Luxury: Why Tiktokers Are Buying $20 Chanel Cotton Pads. “With TikTok’s popularity and the fact that it’s a video platform, it seems natural that the new unboxing trend would emerge there. So what exactly is this new trend? TikTok users have been going viral for unboxing the cheapest items from luxury brands like Chanel, Hermes, Dior, and more. The TikTok shopping hack went viral after several users started buying Chanel Le Coton, the $20 extra soft cotton from the brand.”

Slate: Louis Vuitton’s Luxury Face Shield Is Good

Slate: Louis Vuitton’s Luxury Face Shield Is Good. “We live in a world where there is such a thing as a luxury face shield. It’s made by Louis Vuitton, it will be available for purchase in October, and it will reportedly cost nearly $961—though a rep denied that pricing to another outlet, saying the price hadn’t been announced yet. After a brief period of taking in and cooling off about all these facts, I am glad that it exists.”

The Telegraph: Database aims to counter surge in luxury watch thefts

The Telegraph: Database aims to counter surge in luxury watch thefts . “The increased targeting of luxury watches by ruthless street robbers and smash and grab gangs has led to a dramatic rise in the number of stolen timepieces being registered with a crime prevention database. The surge in thefts – which has seen more than £1m of watches stolen in central London in the first quarter of this year alone – has led to a rush of owners using the Watch Register in a bid to trace their items.”

Bloomberg Quint: Deciphering Google Searches Seen as Luxury Investors’ Must-Have

Bloomberg Quint: Deciphering Google Searches Seen as Luxury Investors’ Must-Have. “The new essential for luxury investors is a tool for looking beyond the latest line of Prada purses and Birkin bags. It’s Google searches. That’s according to Macquarie analysts who say that in a stock-picker’s world, an uptick in exploration via the world’s biggest advertising company is a good sign that a retailer is gaining strength.”