Today’s unfettered celebration of wealth and thethings money can buy has created an in-your-face, “I’m rich and you’re not” attitude thatpigeonholes people as winners or losers, princesor paupers.
—TREND-SPOTTER GERALD CELENTE
I go to Bloomingdale’s, to the fourth floor,and I buy 2,000 of the black bras, 2,000 ofthe beige, 2,000 of the white. And I shipthem around between the homes and theboat and that’s the end of it for maybe halfa year when I have to do it all over again.
Few Americans saw the pictures from Thailand (we have little interest in foreign news, after all), but they were horrifying. In 1993, a ...