Archive for the ‘Miscellaneous’ Category

March 30, 2014 27

Assortment

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Hello, all! So, things. “The whole thing has become one glorified, ridiculous, narcissistic, nauseating selfie.” I missed this Business of Fashion op-ed – ‘Are Camera Phones Killing Fashion?’ – when it first came out a few weeks back, but I found it via this post of Jacqueline’s and wow, that’s a lot of nails being […]

January 7, 2014 2

“Secrets of the Sales” – sigh

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There’s a documentary called Secrets of the Sales on BBC iPlayer at the moment (if you’re outside the UK, you can view it using something like TunnelBear) that aims to offer some insights into the psychological and business strategies that retailers use to push sales and encourage purchasing. It’s not particularly critical nor particularly detailed, […]

December 30, 2013 16

Blog conversations (or lack thereof)

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This post over at The Closet Feminist – ‘Fashion blogging is not dead. Our conversations are.’ – hits the nail on the head, in my opinion, regarding how fashion blogging seems to be changing and becoming something more reductive, less discussional, and more driven by capitalism and consumption. The issues touched upon in the post […]