Liz Jackson, whom you might remember as the source of “an invisible body cannot be a fashionable body,” is petitioning J.Crew to sell fashionable assistive canes.
Lifestyle creep may get a bad rap—I mean, the standard financial advice would be all “don’t spend your extra money on new stuff, put it in savings and wear your old clothes until they become dishrags for your toilet dishes”—but I am about ready to start creeping towards it.
There are probably a lot of us who go through the day with some kind of secret worn-out item bolstering the rest of our outfit, whether it’s the sock with the hole in the bottom or the layering tank with a frayed shoulder seam that shouldn’t matter because it’s layered underneath something else, but still manages to rub against the skin.
Go ahead and buy that guitar, then, or those roller blades, or that SLR camera — but only if you’re going to commit to getting good.
Thanks to an article in the Times about its business structure that is as elaborately researched as it is grimly depressing, consumers are being forced to take a closer look at Amazon and ask themselves, “How do I feel about supporting a hellscape?”
It was a phone. It appeared to work. It had the biggest number on it. Done.
Remember when you could get a pair of Chuck Taylors for $20?
I guess that I should upgrade from “3G” to “4G,” even though I’m not even sure what a “G” is.