♥ Zara’s New Logo May Be the Future of Branding, Love It or Hate It (Fast Company): “The new look was created by the design firm Baron & Baron, whose founder, Fabien Baron, is known for this kind of compressed, overlapping spacing, and also created much of the visual imagery for Zara’s newly launched marketing campaign. Baron has helped design…

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♥ I Spent $925 on a Fake Canada Goose Coat (The Atlantic): “Amazon is rarely an authorized retailer of any specific brand. Instead, the platform allows individuals and companies to sell whatever brands they carry … A glaring downside to this arrangement is that it has inadvertently provided cover, in plain sight, for bad actors worldwide to create multiple digital…

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♥ The Case for Buying Less Clothing (The Wall Street Journal): “… the global men’s fashion market has grown 38% between 2008 and 2017, ballooning to a $419.4 billion dollar industry, up from $303.5 billion in 2008 … According to the EPA, 10.5 million tons of textiles wound up in landfills in 2015, so it’s best to donate or recycle…

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♥ A trend that I’ve considered dabbling in since last year is the ruffled sock (and statement socks more broadly). I like the idea of these socks worn with a seasonless white sneaker, but the only people who regularly wear them seem to be in pre-K. It doesn’t help that that was the last time I wore them myself. Thoughts?…

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♥ Nothing Is More American Than Chinese Food on Christmas (The New York Times): “Chinese food on Christmas has become … an acceptable alternative for anyone looking outside the usual holiday celebrations … It seems like proof that Chinese food and culture is finally part of mainstream America: Chinese restaurants have managed to become as culturally American as milk and…

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