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us humans and the labels we give…

how would you call yourself professionally, if you were doing what i was doing?
owner? designer? creator? creative director? director? big-shot person? some other silly haughty labels?? what???

any clues?? anyone??

sigh *throbbing enlarged head*

so, supposedly, we’re there to “spice things up” because we’re the “odd one out” of every label/company there, and so, basically, that means we’re there to function as an “accessory”, you know, the little pair of cute earrings you hardly notice, what with that huge attention-grabbing big-ass gown…

or, more positively, as lana puts it, we’re there to provide “diversity”, yeah… :p

singapore is sooo boringly commercialised it needs us super small fry to provide diversity. har har har.

any aspiring talented english graduate with undiscovered marketing copywriting skills willing to work for a couple hundred bucks and some gifts??

oh, if you read the newspapers some weeks back, according to a branding survey, we in this asia region are boring indeedy… we love to buy only established international big power brand names (this is with regards to fashion), as opposed to our western friends who very much prefer supporting independant designers, labels, names, new start-ups etc. we love the super high prices and we love that the person walking next to us could be carrying that same expensive thing too ( having mass support means mass recognition and confirmation, yes?) because we like being a part of the huge herd, and we love even having cheap imitations of these big brands, nevermind the lack of ethics of violating copyrights and all. who cares, really? because we love to “think” that we are in the higher upper-crust of the society. that we “have it”. and have “made it”. it’s either this, or cheap cheap sale of cheap cheap mass-produced factory made stuff. nevermind how it was made, who cares, really? it’s just a dress/bag/material thing. we buy, we use, we throw, we buy again. yes? …………

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4 thoughts on “us humans and the labels we give…”

  1. >WOW! that sounds a lot like Mexico lol same thing, only BIG ass brands and the more expensive the better, thank god I’m in the border 5 minutes and I’m in the land of opportunity.I think you have a great international image, sad to know it doesn’t work as you liked there 😦

  2. >WOW! that sounds a lot like Mexico lol same thing, only BIG ass brands and the more expensive the better, thank god I’m in the border 5 minutes and I’m in the land of opportunity.I think you have a great international image, sad to know it doesn’t work as you liked there 😦

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