For Hush Puppies—the classic American brushed suede shoes with the lightweight crepe sole—the Tipping Point came somewhere between late 1994 and early 1995.
Note: Just finished "Freakconomics". Now start reading this one.
“We were told that Isaac Mizrahi was wearing the shoes himself,” Lewis says. “I think it’s fair to say that at the time we had no idea who Isaac Mizrahi was.”
Note: A comeback sans a reason. What happened to Hush Puppies?
These three agents of change I call the Law of the Few, the Stickiness Factor, and the Power of Context.
Note: Three laws of epidemics.
The word Maven comes from the Yiddish, and it means one who accumulates knowledge.
Note: Learned a new word: maven