The Mobi Smart Shopping Cart Follows You Around, Puts the Fun Back in Shopping

Andrew M. Santos
Mobi is a smart shopping cart concept by designers Park Chan Woo, Choi Chan Young, and Lee Eun Ji, from Seoul, Korea. It actually dates back to the summer of 2019, which only feels like an eternity because of the many nasty developments of 2020. The reason it’s getting increased media attention these days because it seems to be the solution to the aforementioned problem.

Mobi is smart, compact, and highly efficient. Using AI and a myriad of sensors, it would be able to follow shoppers around the supermarket or mart, take them to the location of their interest, help them check off items on their list, and facilitate payment. Mobi would be, should it ever be made (fingers crossed), the shopping buddy we always wanted but could only dream about.

The idea for this smart shopping cart started from the designers’ realization that part of the fun of shopping

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Style File: US President inauguration signals inclusivity

Andrew M. Santos

It’s hard to overlook the degree of symbolism in Kamala Harris’ sartorial pick to the inauguration ceremony of President-elect Joe Biden. Cutting a fine figure in a purple ensemble by Christopher John Rogers and Sergio Hudson (two emerging black designers), she managed to send out messages of inclusivity, bipartisanship and acceptance. Apparently, the hue denotes a deeper meaning about collectivism since its made by combining red and blue, the tones representing Democratic and Republican parties. Hillary Clinton had also worn violet in her 2016 concession speech while dwelling on America’s political chasm. 

Former President Barack Obama with former First Lady Michelle arrive at the ceremony. (Photo: Agency)

Moreover, the choice of purple could be a nod to Shirley Chisholm, the first African-American woman to run for President of the United States. Kamala styled her ensemble with her signature pearls, which connected her to her Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority days, and

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How Can I Sell Directly From a Live Stream? Facebook Live Shopping Makes It Easy.

Andrew M. Santos

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Saying you have options to sell stuff online today is an understatement.

Want to sell your new bamboo charcoal deodorant? Go to Amazon, Etsy, or build a Shopify site and run some ads. Have a LeBron James rookie card to offload? Sell it to the highest bidder on eBay or Facebook Marketplace. Those are just a few of the popular ways to get eyes on your products and wake up to 30 Stripe or PayPal payment emails.

Selling online is as easy as it’s ever been. Based on what we’ve seen during the pandemic and even during the 2020 holiday season, selling and buying online is at an all-time high. On Black Friday alone,

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Shoe trends that will dominate spring-summer 2021

Andrew M. Santos
Sneakers, boots, rangers and thigh-highs, all have been done aplenty in various styles. Now, Spring-summer 2021 is going to keep our feet close to the ground where different kinds of flip-flops will get transformed into truly unique, strappy, and chunky options. High heels will be much less predominant and the biggest standouts will be flats, platform squares, and wedges.

So, while the season incorporates casuals, everyone will find something to love and slip into comfortably.

Hybrid Sneakers

Sneakers have gained much hype in the fashion world for many years now and have become a steady accessory. With comfort clothing, one needs comfort footwear, and so the new styles are all too funky to be used roughly, but rather give a fun, sporty feel. The winner was sneaker-style studded kitten heels with many brands creating these hybrids for a mix of glam and sporty comfort.

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Kitten Heels

Kittens look feminine, delicate,

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