Fashion is finally falling head-over-heels for digital if the latest event from Westfield’s is anything to go by. The London shopping centre launched the first ever all-digital fashion event of its kind this week, with the intention of demonstrating what future shopping will be like and to showcase forward thinking fashion technology.
The Future Fashion event is running until April 1, allowing shoppers to use digital touch screens, QR codes and NFC to browse more than 500 spring 2012 products from retailers including Reiss, Dune, House of Fraser, Vero Moda, Accessorize and Calvin Klein Jeans.
Along with a cinema-style 3D catwalk, social photo-booths allowing shoppers to send their snaps straight to Facebook and Tweetable mirror images to show off their style, customers can also shop till their cards ignite on the stores huge digital shopping screens.
With the event being held at both Westfield London and Westfield Stratford City over the coming weeks, some retailers have already hailed the launch “ahead of its time” and “the perfect example of how bricks and mortar stores can embrace innovative technology”.