Consumerism culture a big threat to the environment

  By Stephen Kimotho (Originally posted in Business Daily Africa) A friend of mine recently acquired the latest smartphone model and he could hardly wait for me to comment on its design. Never one to miss an opportunity to “upgrade”, as he calls it, he was all over me, showing off the gadget’s new features … Continue reading

  • Fashion is increasingly a visual part of our global reality. the studioArena explores moving fashion beyond the development of European mercantile capitalism, commodity fetishism, and the politics of production (the way fashion emphasizes consumption at the expense of production.
  • Fashion has always played a leading role in constructing images and meanings during periods of rapid social, economic and technological change. It can act out instability or loss, or it can stake out the territory of new social and sexual identities.