The Must Reads of the Week (12/9/13 - 12/13/13)

December 12, 2013 BY WATM


Staying up all night to get lucky became staying up all night to hear Beyoncé. Did you cop her album last night? Here's some Must Reads while you mull over her new music. Oh, and don't forget, Market Square starts tomorrow. See you there!

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1. Shades of Grey: Q&A with Micah Cohen via Style No Chaser

Men's fashion and lifestyle site, Style No Chaser caught up with designer Micah Cohen behind the line Shades of Grey by Micah Cohen to discuss his design process and his many inspirations.

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2. Enterprising Business Students Turn to Fashion via New York Times

Cathy Horyn shares her observation of business students, particularly that they are setting their sights on the fashion world with hopes to take a business to the next level post graduation.

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3. Dressing the Part via Port Magazine

Style woes come and go. Sometimes we're unsure of what to wear on a given day, sometimes we give poor style advice, and sometimes we don't pay attention to detail. These things don't come easy, especially paying attention to detail, and when you're styling, detail is far too important to overlook. Wardrobe styling in movies is often unnoticed to the untrained eye, and that usually means a job well done. It helps set the time period of a movie and develop characters, and David Hellqvist spoke with a few Hollywood, wardrobe stylists to learn what goes into a good job.

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4. The Fall of the House of Juicy via Business of Fashion

The Business of Fashion gets to the bottom of why one of fashion's most popular brands, Juicy Couture, that earned almost $500 million in revenue just sold recently for just under $200 million, and what it will mean for the future of the retailer.

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5. 2013: The Year We Put a Bullet in the Dress Code via GQ

Style guru, Glenn O'Brien explains how and why the dress code, and what that means for 2014. We guess being cozy everywhere really paid off.

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6. 2013's Out of Control Fashion Carousel via Dazed Digital

What started with a tearful Raf Simons at his last Jil Sander show in 2011 has led to Hedi Slimane's Saint Laurent tenure, Stefano Pilati, Nicola Formichetti, and Nicholas Ghesquière change of seats, Alexander Wang moving on up to Balenciaga and Marc Jacobs, Ann Demeulemeester and Jil Sander's stepping down from their creative director positions (though this is Sander's third). Author, Susanne Madsen calls to your attention fashion's revolving door that hasn't stopped spinning since 2011.

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