The Wide World of Fakes and Scams
In this episode, Meredith and Sarah break down an enormous underbelly in our shopping ecosystem: the world of fake handbags, shoes, clothing, and even nail polish. Meredith gives tips on how to spot fakes and talks about her own personal history with buying fake things. Sarah and Meredith discuss the fake industry, its problems, lack of regulation, and what it means for how we signal wealth. Meredith also goes into how to protect yourself against scams.