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Alt Milks and Eames Loungers
cher would hate crocs
Potato milk could be the next ‘it’ alt milk; Coachella is peddling lifetime passes (and, regrettably, NFTs); the 574 New Balance x Miu Miu sneakers are going to sell out immediately; and Crocs reveals Clueless-inspired ‘90s collection.
FASHION IS JUST TIKTOK NOW, vox
Indie sleaze, twee, dystopiacore, balletcore, royalcore…are these really fashion trends or are they simply niche fads “that materialize on TikTok, whether from teenagers experimenting with clothes they’ve thrifted from their local charity shop, from older folks revisiting the subcultural styles of their youth, or from professional and amateur trend watchers combining aesthetic clues into a single theory of what’s coming next”? I bet you can guess the answer to that question!
IT’S BEEN 66 YEARS, AND YOUNG MEN ARE STILL OBSESSED WITH THE EAMES LOUNGER, wapo
if you get hit with the paywall, here’s the tl;dr…
MILLENNIALS SAY THEY'LL NEVER HAVE ENOUGH MONEY TO GET WHAT THEY WANT IN LIFE, insider
Eames loungers notwithstanding.
WHY SOME WOMEN CAN’T STOP POSTING THEIR LS, mel
“Almost compulsively, young women are sharing the bad things that happen to them, whether that be getting broken up with after shopping for $200 lingerie or, as in the West Elm Caleb saga, discovering that the man they’d been talking to was seeing other people.” (Ironically, just a few weeks ago, Mel wrote about how “the era of self-deprecation is over — it’s god complex time.” That didn’t last long.)
YOUNG WOMEN ARE MAKING UP TO $1,700 PER MONTH BY HOLDING STUDY SESSIONS ON TWITCH, insider
If I had been paid to study, my grades would have been significantly better. (Not that college grades matter.)
MORE COLLEGE ADMISSIONS OFFICERS SEE APPLICANTS’ SOCIAL POSTS AS ‘FAIR GAME’, adweek
But just 27% of college admissions officers visit applicants’ social media profiles to learn more about them, well down from 36% in a 2020 survey.
One last thought: