Fashion in the Seventies

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Some of you may remember it. But those who don't will have to imagine it. For them, the best way I can think of to sum it up is that it was an era of dandies without taste. Clive James, North of Soho

Fashion 1965

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Art Contrarian shows some photographs that he took on the streets of New York City in 1965. Aside from the fact that there is little racial diversity (and New York was pretty diverse back then), I'm struck that most of the adults are dressed like adults.

Fashion Update

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Get the details at Drugstore Divas

Beach Volleyball Fashion Update

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The Daily Mail shows the contrasting fashion styles of the German and Egyptian women's beach volleyball teams at the Rio Olympics

Fashion Statement

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The t-shirts at Despair, Inc

Office Fashion

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A horror story in Fortune magazine: Dress yoga pants

Kirk's Eye for Fashion

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boingboing notes William Shatner's dismay over his green Star Trek uniform

Fashion Observation

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Sometimes a bag is only a bag

Fashion for a Casual World

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A sample of the t-shirts at Despair, Inc

Fashion Revelation

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This is brutal : What you think you look like versus what you look like. [HT: HT: Instapundit.com

Fashion and the Gentleman

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Cultural Offering , a fine blog where braces are rightly deemed superior to belts and a fashion sense is part of manliness, discusses essential etiquette

The New Fashion Mantra for Office Attire: Comfort

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Styles and fabrics have taken so sharp a turn toward comfort that fashions may never entirely turn back again. There's less separation between weekday and weekend clothing these days, says Roopal Patel, fashion director of Saks Fifth Avenue. People expect comfort," says Caroline Belhumeur, creative director for the apparel label Club Monaco. It's not like in the '80s when people were stuffing themselves into blazers and stilettos and hobbling around.".

Fashion Update: Going Goth

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Spiegel looks at A Very Gothic Weekend

Star Wars Fashion Update

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S ome new and vastly improved versions of R2-D2 and C-3PO

Fashion Statement for Idiots

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I thought I had seen some crazy iPad accessories, and have written about some of them. But, an IPad case made out of Bernie Madoff's pants is so over the top that I have trouble saying the words. FutureLawyer has more on the story

Will Virtue Ever Go Out of Fashion?

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Pray that the day never arrives when we no longer value and honor: Honesty Hard work Kindness Courage Fairness Decency Courtesy Wisdom Patriotism Compassion Ambition.

Is give-and-take an old-fashioned notion?

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Has the expectation of returning a favor become a quaint, old-fashioned notion in world where opportunities to take abound? I invite your help in figuring this one out!

Fashion Update: High School Yearbook Photos

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The Atlantic has tracked down high school photos of the GOP presidential candidates. [HT: HT: Drudge Report

Fashion: Think of All the Time You'll Save

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I recently found this Paleofuture post on the self-lacing Back to the Future II shoes. Check out the video. They can go in the closet right next to your Napoleon Dynamite moon boots

Online Impressions Depend Upon Old-Fashioned Courtesy

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Holly Finn is a columnist for the Wall Street Journal. She wrote a recent impactful article, “Making Nice in the Online World: In the New Peer-to-Peer Economy, Being Courteous is a Must&# (August 13-14, 2011, p. C12). I pulled this line out for you to think about: “In this world, you trade wares personally, everyone [.]. Karl's blog entries courteous courtesy Emily Post etiquette Holly Finn Internet millenials online world start-up companies Wall Street Journal

An ordeal is not… ideal – Thoughts on working conditions; workplace morale; plain old fashioned “fun”

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Watch the short video, “It’s Not About the… Read More An ordeal is not… ideal – Thoughts on working conditions; workplace morale; plain old fashioned “fun”. ordeal a painful or horrific experience, especially a protracted one. —————— You remember the old illustration/joke. A couple is talking, and the woman says: “It’s just… there’s all this pressure. My head just won’t start hurting.”

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Fashion Friends Make a Fresh Start :: Women on Business

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More than that, we had confidence in the idea that we were truly going to be introducing a new kind of shopping experience to the fashion-forward customer.

Idea Fashions of the Eighties: America in the Year 2000

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From a 1984 speech by Tom Wolfe : The 1960s fashion I have called radical chic actually continued well into the 1970s; it didn't die with the end of the war in Vietnam. In 1974 I attended a conference at a university in the Great Plains, a conference called "America in the Year 2000."

To Turn That Great Idea Into Business Success, You Probably Need Some Good Old-Fashioned Management

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We are surrounded by swirling stories of breakthrough ideas, creative moments of genius of one kind or another. And I think it is true that without that right, great idea, there is little chance for that next new, new thing. But how do you turn that idea into an actual, working, effective, profitable business? That [.]. Randy's blog entries management Silicon Valley Wharton

Lessons in Cambodian Silk Supply Chains

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She''s just your ''average'' 20- something creating an international supply chain in the fashion industry, and succeeding. Brown University Culture Fashion Social Entrepreneurship Strategy Supply Chain Virtues-Values Wedding Dresses

Hedi Slimane: The Steve Jobs of Fashion

Harvard Business Review

And yet despite his high profile in the fashion industry, few outside the sector seem to even know who he is. Slimane made people — especially young people — fall in love with fashion again. And yet Slimane made fashion relevant to them again.

Americana

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I liked the libertarian's fashion statement Althouse is hanging with the socialists and the libertarians at the University of Wisconsin.

Wilfrid Sheed, RIP

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Sheed is very good on the impact fashion and technology have on music. Execupundit.com Commentary by Michael Wade on Leadership, Ethics, Management, and Life Wednesday, February 02, 2011 Wilfrid Sheed, R.I.P. Wilfrid Sheed died. I just knew him from his novels.

Will You Help Fulfill My Birthday Wish? | C-Level Strategies.

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I feel eternally grateful that I am celebrating it in gloriously healthy fashion thanks to the selfless gift that Rosaleene (Rose) Cook gave me on March 27, 2007 - that’s the day she donated her kidney to me.

Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 7/22/13)

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Brown (Fashion Institute of Technology) in “The Corner Office” LinkedIn Listen Past Your Blind Spots" Loyalty 3.0 I hope that at least a few of these recent posts will be of interest to you: BOOK REVIEWS Breakpoint: Why the Web Will Implode, Search will be Obsolete, and Everything Else you Need to Know about Technology is in Your Brain Jeff Stibel Loyalty 3.0: How to Revolutionize Customer and Employee Engagement with Big […].

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High-Impact Performers For Tough Times: 6 Ways to Keep Them Happy

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To check out an abundance of valuable resources and obtain a free subscription to one or more of the BNET newsletters, please click here. * * * Talent is never out of fashion. Here is an article written by Kelly Goldsmith and Marshall Goldsmith for BNET, The CBS Interactive Business Network. But high-impact performers are in [.].

Art Break: Hood

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Art Contrarian looks at the fashion illustrations of Dorothy Hood

How and why asking the “ultimate question” can create the ultimate competitive advantage

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How Net Promoter Companies Thrive in a Customer Driven World The Ultimate Question: Driving Good Profits and True Growth transparent fashion I have read and reviewed all of Fred Reichheld’s previous books and thus was especially interested in reading his latest, The Ultimate Question 2.0: How Net Promoter Companies Thrive in a Customer Driven World, co-authored with a Bain colleague, Rob Markey. It is a revised and expanded edition of Reichheld’s previous book (The Ultimate Question: [.].

Lounge Wear and More

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Once again, I find myself behind the fashion curve

Two thought-provoking perspectives on the “crisis of capitalism”

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transformational innovation in product and process technologies to minimize resource use the “short-termism” of so much modern business lies at the heart of many of today’s problems The challenge for business is to meet global needs in a sustainable fashion The remedies for capitalism Two thought-provoking perspectives on "the crisis of capitalism" UnileverHere are brief excerpts from two articles featured by McKinsey & Company.

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Janet Malcolm, The Art of Nonfiction No. 4: An Interview

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4: An Interview Jeffrey Masson Katie Roiphe Peter Matthiessen Psychoanalysis: The Impossible Profession The Gargoyle The Journalist and the Murderer The Michigan Daily The New Republic The New Yorker The Paris Review The Silent Woman: Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes this particular style of communication had the reassuring old-fashioned quality of considered correspondence Two Lives: Gertrude and Alice

Knowledge is power

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This question was answered in a very interesting fashion on a on a podcast where Dr. Paul interviews Dayna Steele , a lively author and former rock-n-roll disk jockey in Houston.

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Have LinkedIn and Medium Killed the Old-Fashioned Blog?

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If you’re in a visual field—whether that’s fashion, design or even real estate—sites like Pinterest, Instagram, and Houzz may offer the fastest route to establishing a vision, following and clientele. I didn’t start my business: my blog did.

When a Public Mistake Requires an Old-Fashioned Apology

Harvard Business Review

Everyone makes mistakes. We make bad decisions and insensitive statements, we speak before we think, and we let our emotions get the best of us. But since we hold very senior executives to a higher standard, when they mess up, it often becomes a public spectacle.

Watch Wars

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Talking to your wrist has just become fashionable. FutureLawyer explains

Art Break: Hood

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Art Contrarian looks at the work of fashion illustrator Dorothy Hood

Pirate Hooded Towel

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A great moment in fashion. Available at Neatorama

Reflecting the Times

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Art Contrarian , considering fashion, looks at wrong-era hair styles