Perhaps you work at an office with a stated dress code, or you’ve received an invitation to an event with the request to dress “business casual.” But what exactly is a business casual dress code? It turns out the answer to that question is confusing for many.
This is turning out to be fashion’s season of existential crisis. Suddenly designers are asking big questions about “purpose” and “effect,” re-examining the system on which they rest. And they are doing it in the cold, blue light of the smartphone’s glare. They are doing it, arguably, because of the smartphone’s glare.
As one commentator wrote on Facebook, “People keep asking me about my reactions to the Nike hijab . . . sorry folks, the capitalist appropriation of a spiritual practice doesn’t impress me. Muslim ladies, please continue to support Muslim owned businesses which [sic] have been making ‘sport hijabs’ for years!”
“Style is more than just the clothes you wear and the way you wear them. It’s about the way you walk, the way you shake hands, and the way you compose yourself.” – Oliver Spencer