This holiday season, I am thankful that it's easy to find inspiration for a blog every day - especially with a little help from my friends and kindred souls. Today Is day three of my annual thanksgiving break and I am about to get on a fishing boat to catch today's dinner. There is something … Continue reading Tips From The Sociology Of Style War Room: Preparing To Survive Thanksgiving
As I always say, context is everything. Some of that context is obvious: what you see around you and the deeply held beliefs or cultural values that you carry with you. These things ultimately have an impact on your day-to-day actions and ultimately your behavior as a consumer - one who purchases things. The … Continue reading Music To My Wallet: A Sociology Of Style Perspective On The Soundtrack Of Shopping
It's that time again. We are mere weeks away from electing America's leader for the next four years. Debates have come and gone, millions have been spent in campaign ads and bumper stickers and Khaki pants and now it's down to go-time. The issues have been batted back and forth: the economy, foreign policy, health … Continue reading How Do You Rock The Vote? Dress The Part!
It's like a drug: the thrill of the hunt and adrenaline rush that comes with finding a great bargain on that perfect pair of shoes / jeans that you didn't even know you wanted! Our American Consumer culture has created this addiction to the deal: BoGos and Super-Sales and Black Friday's. It's a phenomenon worthy … Continue reading More Sociology of Style: The Bargain Hunting Bug!