The Problem With Instagram

This is one angle of an opinion piece. Instagram can bring a lot of positive things. Artisans can share and learn from each other. Followers can DM artisans. I felt excited when I first joined Instagram. In this awakening I discovered quality and scores of new, remarkable craftsmen. You'll be familiar with the sartorial world … Continue reading The Problem With Instagram

Fashion’s Planned Obsolescence

Style, especially fast-fashion is designed to become obsolete. Looks change every season. What's "in' is completely different from seasons prior. Companies increase consumer spending through planned obsolescence. Marketed goods become purposely broken or outdated in buyers' minds. Imagine many shades of blue. Why sell a classic navy shirt when dissatisfied customers can buy 2, 3, … Continue reading Fashion’s Planned Obsolescence

Review: Zero Halliburton 3.0 International Carry-On

I bought a Zero Halliburton Geo Aluminum 3.0 International Carry-On a few months back for a trip. Sadly, Zero Halliburton recently stopped selling this model on their website; but readers considering similar luggage may still find this write-up helpful. I initially debated between purchasing the Zero Halliburton and a Rimowa Original Cabin. You'll often see … Continue reading Review: Zero Halliburton 3.0 International Carry-On