This year I’ve once again rounded up 12 style-related stories that didn’t immediately fit into the themed Link Love posts we published in 2016, but were too interesting not to share. Happy reading!
- This shopping primer helps you to decide how much you should really spend on cashmere.
- The Guardian shows us a peek into the life in the shadow of North America’s biggest mall.
- Customers have come to expect super fast delivery, but there is a human cost to next or same day delivery.
- Meet the company that is making scrubs look good.
- The Business of Fashion asks if cost-cutting can save fashion magazines.
- Stores outfitting Hasidic women with modest fashions have seen their sales rise in recent years because of a flood of new products designed to make modesty and fashion compatible.
- Bloomberg introduces us to Kathryn Sargent, Savile Row’s first female tailor.
- How an ordinary New Zealand town became the steampunk capital of the world.
- Japan’s ‘madoguchi’, or cultural ambassadors, are considered the gatekeepers who hold the keys to Japanese fashion.
- I was intrigued to learn what exactly a professional store smell designer does.
- Here’s an in-depth article about the improbable survival of the luxury watch business
- Racked brings us a report on Chief Sustainability Officers.
Fab Links from Our Members
Jenn W thought this post from Wardrobe Oxygen might be useful for anyone heading to Washington in January.
The New York Times published an article of Bill Cunningham’s pictures that almost made his column this year. JAileen so loved him that she thought others might enjoy seeing these.
Milkshake chugging, burger loving glutton is having fun catching up with the Top Shelf series over at Into the Gloss.
Shevia lets us know that the video in this article about supermodel China Machado has the most amazing ’70s fashion.
She is also having a ball browsing the archives on Misja B.
Joy enjoyed this recent post on The Vivienne Files about Paris street style, especially the part about mixing plaids.
Sally looks back on shopping and dressing sustainably for one year. Angie thought she did a stellar job and her hat is off to Sally!