Category: Business

Hipster Guerilla Advertising

Okay, post edited. It appears I jumped to conclusions due to the American Apparel crap that has been happening in Blogtopia. Thereby I retract my initial cynicism and will re-promote these guys. Turtle Tees are donating their entire month’s proceeds…

Etsy

Via Mac I have discovered an eBay-esque site called Etsy where you can buy handmade items from all over the globe. I have decided that I will quite possibly keel over and die if I do not get my hands…

To Tip or Not to Tip

I always tip in restaurants, even if the service is crappy. Why? Because I know that service jobs really suck, that the waitperson is probably making less than minimum wage, and that they’re on their feet all day probably dealing…

The Dove ads that won’t end

Like nearly every other feminist blogger, I’ve written about the Dove ads before. And yet, I have more to say. These ads have created quite a stir, and not just in feminist circles. They’ve prompted op/eds in major national newspapers.…

Elements of Style

From the fashion pages… Shopping while black — even Oprah can’t escape poor treatment in department stores, as she was recently shut out of an Hermes boutique in Paris. The Voice has more. Feminist fashion: the petticoat, apparently. I’ll admit,…

“Wow! She’s fat!”

At first, I was taken aback by the Village Voice article on the new Dove ad campaign, as it starts with calling the model “fat.” But what I like about it is that it admits that when many of us…