While I’m a huge proponent of online shopping, the reality is that certain items aren’t easy to buy online. Items like denim and bras where fit is the most important aspect (and varies drastically across different brands and styles) are especially hard to order online when you’re just guessing a size and hoping for the best.
It’s items like these that I look to the reviews for guidance. Not only do reviewers often give lengthy descriptions of the product, but they provide personal context about themselves and how that particular item worked for them given their body type, height, etc. I find this infinitely more helpful than the basic product description because I can search for people who describe themselves as having a similar build to my own and use that to guide my purchasing decisions. Plus reviewers are brutally honest about whether the product is worth your time and
Refinery 29 UK
Social media access in Cuba has changed the way Cubans are telling their stories to the rest of the world. Thankfully, the conversation is no longer strictly contained to how Cuba is a traveller’s paradise, or of the turbulent politics, but is finally centring real Cubans and their lives. Specifically, social media has spotlighted the ways Cubans are existing and interacting with dual realities: that of the lives they lead under the state, and their online lives as global citizens who might lack common privileges like at-home internet access, yet still wish to share their everyday experiences. For years, Cubans have used social media to interact with politics or form groups like Movimiento San Isidro, which protests against government censorship of artists on the island. Cuba’s constitution prohibits private ownership of media