In class the other night we were talking about imitation in fashion and how it's hard to spot a fake unless you really know the real thing. Fake's are definitely something that is a big issue in the fashion industry but I don't think it matters whether you have a fake or the real thing as long as that was the look you were going for. I feel like people buy things just for the sake of owning something of a brand name. Sometimes just because something is more expensive, doesn't make it any better. When people are condescending towards smaller fast brands it bugs me because it doesn't really matter?
For example, Kanye West, the man himself, released a line of plain white tee's...and sold them for $120. Call him a fake or call him a genius, people actually bought it. Not to mention the tees sold out almost instantly. Are people really spending $120 on a tee that you can get for less than $2? Apparently so.
|Literally a plain white tee|
|Irrelevent but made me laugh|
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