Posts Tagged ‘Uncanny Valley: A Memoir’

9780374719760I was 26 years old and making $90,000 a year. I went on the internet and purchased a pair of $500 boots that I knew were fashionable in New York, but, it turned out, I was embarrassed to wear in San Francisco – they looked so professional. 

Anna Weiner, author of Uncanny Valley: A Memoir (FS&G).

So, it’s a bad thing to look professional?

What a shame that Ms. Weiner was intimidated by the low fashion standards of the Bay Area. Had she just worn the boots, she could have been a standout and perhaps even a role model for others.

As long as people are afraid of not looking like everyone else, we will never shift away from athleisure.


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