Mike Shinoda's Glorious Excess (Dies) show is highly anticipated. It is a follow up to his Glorious Excess (Born) show which was extremely successful in 2008. This show opens on August 29 at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles.
Mike Shinoda's show is expected to continue to explore topics like society's obsession with celebrity culture, consumer addiction and their fascination with excess.
Implications - With the effects of the recession still being felt by many, now more than ever there is an increased obsession with fantasy life. Through heavily focusing on celebrity culture, many people find they are able to live vicariously through celebrities and their excessive spending. Businesses should focus on celebrity trends and consider incorporating affordable alternatives for middle-class customers.
Mike Shinoda's 'Glorious Excess Dies' Heads to LA
1. Obsession with Celebrity Culture - Businesses can capitalize on the obsession with celebrity culture by offering affordable alternatives for middle-class customers.
2. Fantasy Life Obsession - There is an increased obsession with fantasy life as people seek to escape the effects of the recession; businesses can tap into this by offering products or experiences that provide a sense of luxury and escapism.
3. Society's Fascination with Excess - Businesses can explore innovative ways to showcase and market excess, taking advantage of society's fascination with indulgence.
1. Fashion and Accessories - The fashion industry can create affordable lines inspired by celebrity fashion trends, catering to the middle-class market.
2. Entertainment and Leisure - Businesses in the entertainment and leisure industry can offer experiences or products that provide a sense of luxury and escapism, tapping into the fantasy life obsession.
3. Automotive and Luxury Goods - Industries like automotive and luxury goods can showcase and market excess in innovative ways, taking advantage of society's fascination with indulgence.