It was this discrepancy that fascinated 30-year-old London-based Italian web designer Luca Vavassori - so he started studying how his male and female friends used dating sites.
“I soon realized how irritating they can be for a woman using these kind of services,” Vavassori tells The Local.
” small talk and find someone you’d like to meet in person.
My first date was with Elvio, a sassy, floppy-haired graphic designer who played in a band.
Not so - the difference is that the site is ironic, he says.
“As soon as you enter Girl Shop, you can see that the site is very young and frivolous and that the concept of men as objects is treated in a light-hearted and humorous way.
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