Consumer Economy

Required Reading: Business of Fashion

An essential post from a top style industry site about online retailers in the age of blurred ad/edit pages.

By Laura Cassidy April 9, 2013

A colleague asked me recently which fashion blogs I follow. It dawned on me later that she was looking for something fluffy and pretty to scroll through over coffee in the morning, but I immediately blurted out, "Business of Fashion."

The Mr. Porter Post, wherein you can see editorial images of stuff you can buy at the men's shopping site, Image via

 The industry insider's recent op-ed about church, state, ads, edit, online retailers like Mr. Porter, and the growing number of print pubs issued by online retailers—like's magazine (or even Craft and Culture's Ledger), is a must read if you shop online, rip Balenciaga ads from Vogue, and/or actually, you know, pay attention the profiles and interviews in W.

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