And we’re back! It has been a while since we’ve shared our working reading list with you dear readers. Primarily it’s been because we’ve been busy tweeting our latest reads, so we’ve completely ignored sharing the tips with our blog readers! Shameful, yes. But consider the situation rectified. Coming back to you every Friday, is our list of reads on business and business fashion throughout the interwebs. We’ll still share more reads through our Twitter feed and Facebook page, so if you’re hungry for more, you have even more places to check out! Happy reading!
The Gospel According to Forever 21 (The Guardian): They are religious. They are secretive. And they have wowed America with their affordable fast fashion. Now Forever 21 is about to open its first store in Britain. Eva Wiseman heads to Beverly Hills to meet the family behind the phenomenally successful US label.
Consumer Spending Watch: Luxury Newcomers (International Business Times): For those looking for real evidence of global economic recovery, here’s some good news: Luxury is back.
Fancy Pants (The Telegraph): The tuxedo is the smart way to dress up – and hide those knobbly knees says Hilary Alexander.
A Lucky Magazine Alliance With Fashion Bloggers (Media Decoder: NY Times Blog): Lucky, the shopping magazine published by Condé Nast, has introduced a collaborative venture with 50 bloggers who write about fashion and beauty subjects.
H&M may be looking at old Borders bookstore sites for new stores (Nola.com): H&M, the Swedish fast-fashion company, reportedly is eyeing former Borders bookstore locations for future stores.
Removing Wrinkles from Leather (Workchic.com): Workchic.com showcases a video on tips and tricks to remove wrinkles from your leather garments.
Flip-Flops, Miniskirts: The Worst Of Summer Work Attire (Fast Company): When it comes to workplace attire, we’re no longer restricted to the all-business-all-the-time suits-and-ties of Mad Men-era office culture.
Sexy Summer Work Clothes & Other Fashion Don’ts (Chicago Tribune): Is the heat melting your fashion sense? Here are some summer do’s and don’ts to be aware of.