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Sunday Reading List: Sunday Reading List: Week of April 9, 2017

Welcome back to our Sunday reading list. The weather's starting to get nice, so grab a pair of your favourite shades, find yourself a nice park bench and read on. This edition features an article from the New York Times on the late fashion icon Glenn O'Brien.

"Glenn O’Brien, Writer and Editor Who Gained Fame With Warhol, Dies at 70" (New York Times)
Glenn O’Brien, an influential writer and editor who was a social fixture in the downtown Manhattan art, music and fashion world for a half-century, died of pneumonia on Friday in Manhattan. He was 70.

"Noah Practice Cloth" (Noah NYC)
This is not a t-shirt.

"Your Smartphone is Ruining Your Mental Health" (Highsnobiety)
Receiving likes, comments and shares on social media all strike those notes. Then, when you combine that with a bottomless pit of content as news feeds churn out never-ending updates — you’ve got yourself a recipe for addiction.

"Canada's Fashion Community Celebrates Homegrown Talent" (Business of Fashion)
The Canadian Arts & Fashion Awards — which honoured Iris Apfel, Erdem and BoF’s Imran Amed, among others — draws international attention to Canadian fashion visionaries working at home and abroad. But the organisation has bigger ambitions.

"ALYX's Matthew Williams on the Pitfalls of Being a Fashion Designer in America" (Hypebeast)
The world doesn’t need more clothes. Storytelling was always very interesting, and that’s what I am as a clothing designer. It’s the medium I choose to express myself and to tell the stories that I want to tell.

 

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