Who needs Starbucks? And other status symbols | Off Kilter
Last updated 11/26/2019 at 10:26am
OK, I’m prepared to get hammered by Starbucks devotees. It’s the price of being counter-cyclical.
Why do I say, “Who needs them?” Here’s why:
I get the Seattle grunge movement. You only have to live in Seattle during the winter to understand why younger folk might wish to “dress down.” If your clothing and shoes are going to become a soppy, sloppy mess no matter how carefully you dress up against the wet weather, then why not dress down?
I’m not positive, but it would not surprise me if the style trend of “torn jeans” (you know, the jeans with the holes in the knees –...