Louis Vuitton, Supreme and the tangled relationship between streetwear and luxury brands

The recent collaboration between New York’s Supreme and Louis Vuitton seems like a natural fit.  The reality is that luxury and streetwear have been dancing around each other for a good while. Snide started it all Snide was slang in the 1980s for fake or counterfeit. Hip Hop and the Caribbean-influenced Buffalo movement in the […]

Living with the Casio G-Shock GWF -D1000 Frogman watch

A focus on the design tweaks in the new Casio GWF-D1000 Frogman watch in comparison to previous Frogman models and some gripes that become obvious once you live with the watch for a bit. Looking to buy a GWF-D1000? Have a read of this first.

Links of the day | 在网上找到

Americans and Cybersecurity | Pew Research Center – trust in institutions to keep their data safe has plummeted McDonald’s may have a Big Mac ATM, but America has been trying to automate cheeseburgers for more than 50 years — Quartz – robotics disrupting ‘McJobs’ How WeChat bots are running amok | VentureBeat – black market AI powered bots […]

Five for Friday | 五日(星期五)

Things that made my day this week: Today is Chinese New Year, its the year of the rooster The Singaporean Government killed with this anti-diabetes message for Chinese New Year parties The track gaining heaviest rotation on my old school iPod was this cover by Phil Weeks Listen to Ambient Sounds with Music – Deepfocus.io – […]

Great example of YouTube ad targeting really well done

I had a quick look at the news announced at music technology show NAMM -its CeBIT or CES for DJs and music producers and came across a great review by Magnetic Magazine of Denon’s new DJ product range. But the marketer in me picked up on the great ad placement by Pioneer on the YouTube […]