Keeping Up With E-commerce: Last Mile Delivery Service Deploys ‘Ninjas’ In Online Shopping Boom

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Packages are piled higher than people at Ninja Van’s biggest sorting center at a freight facility near Singapore’s Jurong port. Southeast Asia’s big e-commerce operator, Shopee, has just finished its “9/9” online shopping sale and says it got a record 17 million orders in one day. Ninja Van now has […]

9 Poems for Celine’s 9 New Perfumes

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One year ago, fashion designer Hedi Slimane made his runway debut at Celine. He has since redefined the house’s codes, renovated its stores, and introduced menswear. Today, he revealed nine new, highly specific, extremely French scents as part of the brand’s first-ever Haute Parfumerie collection. Slimane is a notoriously private individual, and his “olfactory […]

The Queen pays someone to break in her shoes. Which small task would you outsource?

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It’s no secret that being the Queen is very time-consuming, so much so that her official dressmaker – she has revealed in a new book – wears in the monarch’s new shoes for her. “The Queen has very little time to herself and no time to wear in her own shoes, […]

If You Don’t Like Someone’s Texting Style, Here’s What You Should Do

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So you’ve met a new potential partner who checks off almost all your boxes. Yay! They’re kind, understanding, adventurous, and also super hot (obvs). But there’s one major problem — their texting style totally turns you off, and you notice it every time you communicate. If you don’t like someone’s texting […]

Sneakers meet the blockchain in New Balance shoe authenticity pilot

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Footwear manufacturer New Balance Athletics Inc. announced today the launch of a pilot program to track the authenticity of its newest basketball shoe using a distributed ledger blockchain to provide trust and provenance for every customer. To provide the blockchain, New Balance teamed up with Input Output Hong Kong to develop the “New Balance Realchain.” The […]

Did you know 84% of Instagram users use the platform for shopping?

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If you thought Instagram is only for sharing pictures and videos then think again. According to a digital and social media agency, WATConsult from Dentsu Aegis Network, 84 percent of Instagram users shops using the platform. A survey conducted on a sample of 1,917 respondents revealed 63 percent of the users […]

This $16 Amazon Find Will Make Any Pair Of Shoes More Comfortable — & It Has Hundreds Of Reviews To Prove It

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A ball of foot pad (aka a metatarsal pad) is a small, squishy shoe modification device that can make a huge difference for not a lot of money when it comes to the comfort level of your shoes. Whether or not you have a pre-existing foot problem, you can still benefit from […]

I didn’t think “clean perfume” existed until I tried Phlur

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These last few years, I’ve made deliberate attempts to understand what’s in my beauty products and swap out anything with questionable ingredients. It’s not quite a “clean” routine since that term doesn’t have a real definition, but I’d say I’ve become more conscious about ingredients and formulas. Except when it […]