If fashion is about creating images for display in society and is adopted on the basis of what we see in the mirror. What happens when all life is lived in front of a mirror?
“Are the likes of Instagram and Facebook turning us all into vain and attention-seeking narcissists, or were we that way to begin with?”
Source: I, narcissist – vanity, social media, and the human condition | World news | The Guardian
I was starting to understand just how much of my life was subsumed by these companies. But that it’s already too late. “Technological change happens slowly,” he said. “It’s like a warming up and by the time you realize it’s hot, you’ve melted.”
Amid The Stereotypes, Some Facts About Millennials : NPR.
Here is the “boom” we are now looking at. This is the group (that’s you) that will be defining culture for the coming decades…
“Weighed down by higher-than-average unemployment, student- loan debt and concerns that the economy will continue to struggle, Americans 18 to 34 years old are increasingly reluctant to shop, according to researcher WSL Strategic Retail.”
I’m taking bets that they’ll start targeting aging boomers instead…
Gap’s Targeting of Broke Young Hipsters Viewed as Flawed – Businessweek.
This article could have been written for us. Layers and layers of information. Here comes Gen Y! (That’s you…)
Young and Fashionable: Gen Y Flocks to Online Luxury – US Business News – CNBC.