Like many, I don't understand the fashion industry, which is not to say that I care nothing about fashion. It is a sort of visual art and a form of communication that can't be ignored. But the industry built around it seems so profoundly absurd as to be a parody of itself.
A fashion blog in the New York Times declares that one reason people don't bike to work is for lack of stylish biking clothes.
A perhaps more superficial, though still important, consideration is figuring out something to wear....
“We have to make bicycling fun and elegant, which it is not yet in New York,” said Renaud Dutreil, the chairman of the North American arm of the luxury goods conglomerate LVMHClearly what we need is LVMH Moët Hennessy • Louis Vuitton S.A. offering us Louis Vuitton handlebar bags and Gucci saddles and Tag Heuer cyclo-computers and Givenchy toe clip straps. Yes; those brands and dozens of others are all part of the LVMH luxury conglomerate.
But I digress; the piece is actually about the There is an audio slide show of the results here.