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The Mythology of Quiet Luxury (with Amanda Mull)

The Mythology of Quiet Luxury (with Amanda Mull)

Update: 2023-06-07


This is the director's cut episode for Mina's how do rich people actually dress? video, with explorations on hypergamy, cosplaying as poor, and a special interview with Amanda Mull on the mythology of quiet luxury!

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Changing patterns of conspicuous consumption: Media representations of luxury in second homes by Trudie Walters  

African American Dress by Helen Bradley Foster

The Structure of Indian Society: Then and Now By A.M. Shah

Alimony panic, gold diggers, and the cultural foundations of early twentieth-century marriage reform in the United States by Brian L Donovan

How the Great Recession influenced a decade of design

How Do Recessions Impact Fashion Trends? Beyond the Hemline Index

How 2 recessions changed what we wear

Fashion trends in an uncertain economy | Reuters

What is Recession Core? - FASHION Magazine

Recession Core Just An Opportunity For Celebrities To Cosplay Being Poor

If You Pay Attention to One Trend This Season, Make It “Quiet Luxury”

Why do we buy into ‘stealth wealth’ and the class who wear it? | Fashion | The Guardian

Why the super-rich love understated dressing - BBC Culture

There’s Nothing Silent About Quiet Luxury

The End of Hypergamy: Global Trends and Implications - PMC

Sofia Richie Grainge and the Fantasy of the Young Rich Wife | Glamour

The Female TikTokers Rebranding Gold-Digging As ‘Hypergamy’

Justine Lupe on Willa, the Sex Worker Tied Up in ‘Succession’ – Rolling Stone

There's No Secret to How Wealthy People Dress

The old black | Art | The Guardian

I Tried Steve Jobs' Productivity Hack to Reduce My Decision Fatigue

Fashion and the Evolving Vision of of Workwear | Grailed

Carhartt Is the Uniform of Both the Right and the Left - Racked

‘Funny’ and unreal: How blue-collar workers feel about workwear as fashion

Written by Mina Le, Ella Gray, and Sophie Carter

Edited by Sophie Carter

Music by Olivia Martinez

Cover by Lindsay Mintz 









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The Mythology of Quiet Luxury (with Amanda Mull)

The Mythology of Quiet Luxury (with Amanda Mull)

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