Anyone can experience this Fashion Week runway show — in virtual reality, that is


Want to get inside Fashion Week, but don’t have the right connections? Soon you will be able to have easy access to a Rebecca Minkoff runway show. Well, if you have a virtual reality headset.

Minkoff, who’s become a noteworthy name in fashion after she came out with a line of affordable handbags a few years back, had a runway show at New York Fashion Week last Friday for her Fall 2015 collection. In a couple of months, you will be able to experience the show in virtual reality.

Her team used two high-tech cameras — which have about three dozen lenses between the two of them — to film the show. Once everything is put together, it will be possible to show viewers a 360-degree view of the event. Here is a peak, via Minkoff’s Instagram, of the Bohemian collection showcased on Friday. (The looks were also inspired by musician Patti Smith’s memoir Just Kids.) Read more…

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