“Covid has changed the way we shop drastically. For those who used to spend their extra income on travel or other treats and indulgences that have become a distant memory, where does that money go?
Some people buy crypto and NFTs; others buy accessories – not a big-ticket handbag, but items that are usually smaller, friendlier on the pocket and more lifestyle-oriented yet were often categorised as novelties pre-pandemic.
In the past two years though, these things – perhaps frivolous to some – have become part and parcel of many brands’ regular offerings. Further encouraging the culture of spending on them is the proliferation of e-commerce and home delivery services offered by luxury players.
Bad day at work? Shop at night. Long day of zoom meetings? Shop at night. This might all sound flippant. However – as long as one has taken care of all the necessary finances and is not spending beyond his or her means – who are we to judge them for buying things that bring them that little bit of delight? Things kind of like the ones below.” – BB