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How Susceptible are we to Branding?

These days when I go shopping I stop for a moment and ask myself why am I getting this particular product.  What is the driving force for me to buy this particular brand? 1,206 more words

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A Dress Shouldn't Cost a Childhood

What a poignant ad campaign to raise awareness about child labor! The ads were created by Lew’Lara\TBWA for the Abrinq Foundation, which is affiliated with international NGO Save the Children. 64 more words

Stepping into Spring

It was a long, hard winter in Michigan- the kind that sucks the life out of you and makes you want to hibernate until the sun makes its grand appearance again. 219 more words

No One Buys 2€ T-Shirts- Find Out Why!

In Berlin, Germany, FashRev put a vending machine out on the street with t-shirts for sale at 2€ each. Shoppers flocked to the scene. However, no one bought any. 73 more words

Weekend Adventure in Detroit

Yesterday was one of the best days I’ve had a in a long time! I’m a sucker for a good adventure, and I absolutely love exploring new places- especially cities! 270 more words

Choosing a Second Chance – Why you should shop second hand

by Heather Kallevig

Nice quilts and blankets, full sets of plates, silverware, and glasses, stereo equipment, and of course shoes and clothes. These are just a few of the items I found during my recent perusal of our town’s local Goodwill. 843 more words


Op-Ed | Conscious Consumers Are the Key to Ethical Fashion

The conscious consumer, who demands to know the story behind a fashion product, could lead the charge for transparent, ethical production, says designer Bruno Pieters. 591 more words