Weekend Reads

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Michelle Obamas debut podcast. Rethinking the fashion system. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. How to pee. Beyonce’s Black is King.

There Is More Than One Way to Pee Outside via thecut.com

It’s summer in Berlin. That means hopping onto the S bahn and getting off at the last stop for the sake of a swim. It means gathering your friends and never-enough Radlers and watching that one guy walking along a tightrope tied between trees at Hassenheide. It means kiting, hiking, biking, and it also means trying to find a public bathroom. Men have it pretty easy in this regard, which is why when I found this article on The Cut, I shared it with girlfriends near and far. And now I must share it with you. It’s like a kama sutra for peeing gracefully. Don’t forget a tissue. JS

 

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Eloquence In The Face Of Arrogance Is A Master Class via theguardian.co.uk

US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offers us this week a reminder on political men’s behaviours regarding their female colleagues. The fact that some of our representative still have issues with the notion of equality is a true disgrace. Welcome in 2020 misters. MB

 

What Happened To Rethinking The Fashion System? via businessoffashion.com

BOF questiones the impact of the economic depression caused by pandemic coronavirus in the fashion industry. Economical realists say that such a meaningful change may take up to 2 years to really change such an established system. Each day offers new challenges for designers and their teams to overcome amid the global-scaled pause and global social justice movements. Planning upcoming seasons is no longer business as usual. OM

 

Beyoncé’s ‘Black Is King’ Is No Secret, but Still Comes With Mystery via nytimes.com

Not saying a lot, means a lot for the Beyhive crew. Their queen has decided to bestow on them another visual album ‘Black is King’. The first of her deal with Disney + the album uses cuts from her previous endevour ‘The Lion King’. With the events and the BLM 2.0 gaining more momentum the last months, Beyonces latest vision and message is more relevant than ever before. SK 

 

A Weekend Listen…

Michelle Obama is launching her own podcast series on Spotify (for both free and paid users). This follows the publication of her book „Becoming“, her tour in the U.S and the eponym documentary on Netflix. NC

 

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