The Lede

Compulsive buying disorder (CBD) or Oniomania is described by the World Psychiatry journal as “excessive shopping cognitions and buying behavior that leads to distress or impairment”, which translates to, people with CBD buy things without rational thinking which then leads to problems like debts and mental stress about those debts.

Jahnvi Maurya


Online shopping has become more convenient during the pandemic, especially for the festive season. The Data Team from First Draft surveyed 16 young adults to determine what they'd prefer to buy this festive season? 


Ananya Jain & Pujit Tandon


Efforts are being made by top designers and house to be more diverse but there is a long road ahead.

Ananya Jain, Himanya Chadha, Kshitij Kumbhat & Palak Malhotra