sneaker goodness, old pic of mine from a shoot. shoes and legs belonged to Leannie, the stylist on set.
wolf shirt! i want to start a wolf shirt picture collection, send me yours if you have any. this was in a strange little bar in pretoria on my first night in joburg.
emma brought these back from topshop in london, but they didn’t fit her so she was giving them away. sadly they didn’t fit me either.
another rad thing from the design files of my friends jean and stuart, this giant rubber duck was floating in their pool at their housewarming, also from @Home. it doesn’t look giant but it’s big, trust me.
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my friend anne-sophie invited me to add a facebook application called Product Pulse yesterday, and i’m impressed. it’s the simplest idea and allows you to rate a product on whether you LOVE it, WANT it, NEED it or HATE it. some products are jacked enough so that you can even buy it, and some are also very specific (ie. if you search Red Hermes Bag you get a Red Hermes Bag and not just any Hermes bag). it’s not perfect yet, but once every store has got their merch available through this sort of application i reckon online shopping might take on a whole other level —- badging. Because what you want says more about you than what you have, right?
see this way, i’ll be window shopping in order to show off the products i want, have or love to my friends, and window shopping is one step closer to buying. this is seriously an online shopping experiment that has HUGE potential. it also works off a system that worries brands more and more these days – peer endorsement. because every time you rate a product, it tells you who else has wants it, needs it or loves it, and you can REALLY see what’s going on in that foggy world of aspiration. also it’s just rad to space out and be a shallow consumer. it’s like the adult version of Dear Santa Claus…
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