Back in December we were introduced to designs by Jacob Kok, and informed that his “Paradise” collection would be making it to The Sims 3.
On January 23rd, 2013, the Paradise Collection premiered at Amsterdam Fashion Week, and was recreated for The Sims 3. Below is the official press release, and links to all assets.
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Collection ‘PARADISE’ explores how our alter egos on internet dressing REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 23, 2013 – Computer Game The Sims ™ and fashion designer Jacob Cook, winner of Project Runway 2011, today the’Paradise’ collection presented with a physical and virtual fashion show on the opening night of the 18th Amsterdam Fashion Week to press and visitors. The video presentation consists of a variety of physical creations in game images of the apparel. Both are interested in how fashion in the virtual world is experienced.
How we dress when we present ourselves digitally? do we find that as we would do in the physical world or creates the digital domain space for a whole new fashion? With the ‘Paradise’ collection Jacob Cook suggests that the Internet can create new opportunities. “Digital technologies inspire me to think further than the physical capabilities.
I find it exciting to my fashion show with the Sims through a video presentation, “said Jacob Cook. Pien Ooms, Senior Product Manager Electronic Arts Netherlands: ‘For The Sims we are always looking for innovative projects. Players of The Sims are creative and also interested in fashion and accessories. By forces with fashion designer Jacob Cook bundling, we created game items which stimulates the creativity of players.
View the virtual fashion show back online at: http://vimeo.com/57477342
The game outfits Jacob Cook are free digital download: http://bit.ly/11OrlYt