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O, kimon, guys, tell us why you pay real money for virtual clothes

Avatars also need to be dressed and their handlers are digging deep as Covid-19 sends NFTs through the roof

Elizabeth Howcroft

People care what their avatars are wearing.

When virtual digital asset world Decentraland said in June users could make and sell their own clothing for avatars to wear on the site, Hiroto Kai stayed up all night designing Japanese-inspired garments.

Selling kimonos for about $140 (R2,000) each, he said he made $15,000 to $20,000 (about R220,000 to R294,000) in just three weeks...

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