8 Posts For the Ugly Obsessed

By: Jeremy Gutsche - Published:   Updated: Jun 2 2011 • References: trendhunter
Why pursue only beautiful things when the world is full of so much ugly? Ugly is 'more real' and can even be adorable. Accordingly, today we offer you this diversion from pretty objects of desire.

From an ugly model agency to glasses that make your food look ugly, these posts demonstrate that sometimes, great things come from the strangest extremes.

Implications - Within an image-conscious society that focuses heavily on perfection, products and services that demonstrate raw honesty are seen as refreshing. There lies a common misconception that consumers enjoy seeing perfection, when in reality businesses that offer relatable products with flawed models actually make consumers feel more comfortable. Stats for Intentional Ugly Trending: Older & Buzzing
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Segment: Neutral, 18-35
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