Culture / Newsy

Ugly Battles Beauty, Tom Ford Shakes It Up and the Newest It Girl

What We’re Reading Now

BY // 12.21.15

Our editors are a diverse lot, and are constantly perusing a long and broad list of publications and sites. Fashion? Art? Architecture? Culinary studies? In What We’re Reading, PaperCity shares the wealth.

Do you make notes in the margins of books you are reading? Scribble and draw as you appreciate a poem? You are not alone, and the practice is more complex than you might imagine. Read about it here.

We’ve long admired Joan Didion, her work, her candor, her mind. And in the 2015 fashion world, the author was the “It” girl. Well done, Ms. Didion.

Runway shows are staples of the fashion industry, no? Well, some designers are saying otherwise. Tom Ford is the latest to cancel his catwalk presentation; instead, he will unveil his collections in “small and intimate” presentations during Fashion Week this coming February. What’s going on? Read about it here.

Finally, how long has it been since you’ve given much thought to the concepts of beauty and ugly? In beauty there is truth? Not so fast, writes Vinson Cunningham.





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