Dr Mumbo

Lenovo stunts becoming unfashionable

Lenovo isn’t having much luck with its sponsorship of fashion weeks, or so they’d like us to think.

First there was that incident with the bloggers not allowed to use their own tablets at Melbourne Fashion Week, and now it is claiming its free gifts for a group of hard up VIPs were pilfered from its show at Sydney Fashion Week as well.

Dr Mumbo was surprised to receive a release from Lenovo’s agency Digivizer trumpeting how national treasure Jessica Mauboy, GQ editor Nick Smith and model Maddison Brown all had the tablets they’d been given by the tech brand pilfered.

He was even more surprised when he put an inquiry into the NSW Police to see if this heinous crime had been reported – only to discover it had not.

'No one can steal the front row gifts'

‘No one can steal the front row gifts’

While the multi-billion dollar multinational is replacing the tablets Dr Mumbo can’t help but feel their approach to stopping crime is somewhat lackadaisical with the phantom tablet thief still on the prowl somewhere in the Redfern area.

And he also wonders just how highly those celebrities were prizing their gifts if all three left them unattended to be pilfered in the first place.

Interestingly another attendee editor-in-chief of Elle Justine Cullen also Instagrammed the event with the caption “no-one can steal the front row gifts”. We hope someone checked her Prada bag on the way out.


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