Tag: what to buy

  • Fakefluencing is a Lifestyle

    Fakefluencing is a Lifestyle

    As Generation Z gets squeezed, facing gaping economic inequality, the expense to show off becomes harder.  In 2024 trade down and keep posting model reigns.  If the bank account cannot afford the real thing, get the fake one.  The rise of the super counterfeit luxury goods means bling, bling without the high price tag.   Fakefluencers […]

  • That’s A FAKE & We Know It

    That’s A FAKE & We Know It

    Style moved from Having It to Faking It. As with so many elements in modern life, expensive handbags may not be what you think, fake handbags are stylish. Once a secret, today buyers and influencers proudly display cheap knock offs.

  • Got Back

    Got Back

    Today, I got back my repaired Nudie Jeans. That was fast, the hole got repaired. Better than going out buying a new pair. Here is hoping these last a few more years with a lot of wear. To buy a pair of jeans or use the free repair service, the Nudie Jeans store is located […]

  • The Shein Reality

    The Shein Reality

    Shein, the Chinese based fast fashion brand is about to have an IPO worth billions. What does this say about consumers? Is sustainable clothing all false virtue? Buyers love following the lifestyle of buying sustainable clothing, but in reality they follow their pockets. They want the cheapest pieces online. It is any wonder there is […]

  • Nokia goes Affordable

    Nokia goes Affordable

    Nokia was once the undisputed king of the mobile phone market, with a market share of over 50% in 2008. However, the company was slow to adapt to the rise of smartphones, and by 2013, its market share had fallen to just 3%. In 2014, Nokia sold its handset business to Microsoft. HMD Global, a […]

  • Green Fashion Credentials

    Green Fashion Credentials

    Brands are brandishing green credentials for the sake of being caring, or at least on the surface. Green is the new Black Dress in fashion. Suddenly, designers and labels have become Earth Conscious. Walk down any main street or shopping mall, retailers are bragging about sustainable clothing lines. During the 2022 Tribeca Film Festival, Fashion […]

  • The New from 959

    Paolo Ferrari’s sustainable handbag brand 959 debuted a new collection at Pitti Uomo in Florence. A wider range of styles and materials all made from up-cycled materials. Check out the Before Tacky podcast

  • IFA Highlights Pt2

    IFA Highlights Pt2

    IFA came to a close on September 6th. Here are more highlights from the Tech Event.

  • IFA Reconnect

    For me, this IFA has been about connecting and reconnecting. I have not seen any major tech leaps but stay tuned, the fair has just started. IFA Berlin 2022 starts Sept 2nd.

  • Perfect Tea, No Hassle

    Perfect Tea, No Hassle

    The BRU Tea Machine can make the perfect tea with no hassle according to start up founder Bogdan Krinitchko. Click below for the interview.