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1. The Fabricant Studio “allows anyone to become a digital fashion designer.” Digital fashion house The Fabricant has launched an online design studio in which users can create exclusive virtual garments to trade and wear in the metaverse. – Read More on Denzeen

2. Pricier bags to help Michael Kors parent ease through holiday cost pressures: Capri is battling surging transportation and freight costs, but said the impact was cushioned by strong demand, more full-priced sales and higher prices for its brands such as Michael Kors and Jimmy Choo. – Read More on Reuters

3. Allbirds shares surge 90% in eco-friendly shoemaker’s market debut: The company, which opened its first trade at $21.21, after pricing 20.2 million shares a day earlier at $15 apiece, is hoping to attract investors who favor companies that put an emphasis on sustainability. – Read More on CNBC

4. As Allbirds goes public, sustainability is the mantra of the future: This is a huge opportunity for founders to build a purpose-native company that will have generational impact on the community, for employees and investors alike. – Read More on TechCrunch

5. How Meta will change the fashion industry: As Meta is positioning itself to be used pretty much all the time, it will allow users to present themselves through different types of 3D avatars, from a photorealistic one for work meetings, to a cartoonish, Fortnite-like avatar for gaming and social activities. – Read More on Lifestyle Asia