Friday, May 27, 2011

Handmade vs The Man

'I Heart NY', by tru.che, imakeshinythings.com

In a week when the power of social media has been widely discussed in the mainstream news, I find this fascinating...

Handmade jewellery (Etsy store tre.che) was ripped off by retail giant Urban Outfitters in the US, who then had to backtrack after being attacked on Twitter and Facebook. Read the story here (via Sarah McNeil).

3 comments:

  1. I don't know what your feelings are on Regretsy, but you might find April's take on this of interest; http://www.regretsy.com/2011/05/27/urban-outrage/

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  2. Thanks, I also liked this post on Poppytalk
    http://poppytalk.blogspot.com/2011/05/because-we-support-handmade-we-felt-it.html

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  3. Hi Greta,
    I'm so sorry, I accidentally deleted your entry comment over at Fancy...but would love it if you re-enter!

    PS: Have just been enjoying (ALOT) reading your blog with my morning Coffee. I love your interior/print/colour Trend forecasting posts...I'll be back for more!

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