Lesson 12 Picture #5
Brands matter because it shows a sense of status. Would I choose to get coffee at Starbucks or a gas station? The reason I choose to go to Starbucks is that it is known rather than going to place like AMPM for coffee even if I know that AMPM has better coffee.
Lesson 12 Picture #4
I have always wanted a Ferrari. I don’t need it because I already have a car. The only reason I want it is because of consumerism which propels the insatiable belief that I need it because I don’t have it.
Lesson 12 Picture #3
My LV wallet, belt, and G-Shock. They’re authentic because I purchased them from credible stores. But how could I tell if the store is even credible? It is cause i believe its authentic? Culture has to conform to the fact that these items are real for it to be real.
Lesson 12 Picture #2
My taste in cars are European cars specifically BMW’s. It is my taste because I prefer these type of cars than any other.
Lesson 12 Picture #1
I took this at Urban Outfitters. This photo represents a popular culture because of the clothing style that is sold at this place. Its a culture of the known phrase of being called a “hipster”. Its a name that classifies many things not just what people wear or listen to or watch. It is their lifestyle and how they live. The products are created and sold by profit-seeking firms operating the global market.
Lesson 11 Picture #5
This is a photo of my girlfriend and I. We are a monogamous couple. I’m not in a relationship with anyone else but her and vice versa for her. We have been together for 2 and a half years.
Lesson 11 Picture #4
This is a photo of my brother and his wife. Since my brother is Filipino, and she is white, my brother is also at a different age group than her, and they were from different regions of California they are a exogamy marraige.