Nike doubles down on metaverse, acquiring fashion NFT brand RTFKT

A few days after Adidas announced its partnership with the Bored Ape Yacht Club, Nike countered with a huge flex today, acquiring the hot crypto fashion brand RTFKT Studios, which just dropped the reveal for its sizzling line of CLONE-X NFTs with the artist Murakami. The competition between Nike and Adidas to develop innovative products…

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RTFKT CLONE X + Murakami NFTs sell for $100,000 – $600,000, but license limits use to noncommercial uses

After the big reveal of the RTFKT CLONE X + Murakami NFTs, they started hitting the secondary market. The top sales went for impressive prices between $100,000 to $600,000, as compiled by NFT-Stats. The higher priced NFTs apparently contained avatars with so-called “Murakami traits” added by the famed artist Murakami. But, unfortunately, those Murakami-trait NFTs…

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RTFKT Studios sells out Clone X NFTs

RTFKT, the maker of virtual sneakers and collectibles, sold out its NFT collection for Clone X, which came in mint vials. They were sold on OpenSea. Takashi Murakami collaborated with RTFKT on the project. RTFKT was “formed by three friends at the beginning of the COVID era in Jan 2020. RTFKT was born on the…

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Takashi Murakami teams with RTFKT Studios to create “Avatars” NFTs

Hype Art reports today that Takashi Murakami, the famed Japanese artist, and RTFKT Studios have collaborated on a “Avatars” NFT collection. The collection consists of “20,000 digitally-generated 3-D characters, each with a randomized assortment of pre-designed features. Murakami has contributed designs to the eyes, mouths, helmets, clothes and ‘traits’ of the characters, incorporating signature elements…

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