Has Globalization Ruined Street Style? – Room for Debate – NYTimes.com

Here´s a discussion from a little while back (August 2011.) Very relevant to our purpose this week – reading the Zeitgeist. (Go to the article and click on “Read the Discussion.”)

Has Globalization Ruined Street Style? – Room for Debate – NYTimes.com.

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Yes, we do still make things in America

OK, then…

“There are places where we aren’t going to be competitive,” said Scott of [the Economic Policy Institute.] We’re not going to make clothing, for the most part. … We’re not going to make much in the way of footwear, toys, furniture. Those things aren’t going to come back.” (My boldfacing. ~K)

Yes, we do still make things in America – Business – US business – Made in America – msnbc.com.

The Soprano Danielle de Niese – What I Wore, From Jan. 18 to Jan. 24

The Soprano Danielle de Niese – What I Wore, From Jan. 18 to Jan. 24 – NYTimes.com.

Interesting insight into contemporary high-culture dress habits. The brand-name-dropping in itself is a fun game. I´d like to see Ms. de Niese´s wardrobe on a mood board. What does this look like? Layers of meaning here.