Say Something: September 18

September 18, 2013, 8:42 pm


At NKPR we always strive to be on the cusp of what’s happening and what’s new. After all – our motto is “Don’t just talk. Say something.”  Check out our weekly summary of the latest news, PR updates, social media trends and highlights that are on our radar.

Fashion’s latest muse? Instagram. With 150 million monthly users, designers are turning to their followers for design inspiration, treating consumers like artists and involving them in the creative process. Did you know that Instagram generates 25 times the engagement of other social media platforms? [New York Times]

More money, more problems? Natasha discusses the money-happiness relationship on the Huffington Post. Do you feel money can buy happiness? [Huffington Post]

September is perhaps the busiest time of the year for the fashion industry – from New York to Paris to London to Milan, fashion lovers everywhere are on the edge of their seats to see what’s in store for Spring 2014. In today’s social media landscape, designers are choosing to showcase their runway shows to the public with live streaming.  Another example of how consumers’ role has gained influence and power in the fashion industry – we tuned in to Mulberry at London Fashion Week. [Luxury Insider]

It looks like Miley Cyrus may have proven that twerking is working – her infamous VMA performance sparked enormous controversy that landed her more tweets per minute than the Superbowl and 100,000 more Instagram followers within the next day. What do you think – was this a marketing success, or has she lost credibility? [Forbes]

Why are Generation Y’s unhappy? This article provides a lot of interesting insight shedding light on how our attitudes towards our careers and future happiness have changed through generations. Check it out! [Huffington Post]