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Instead of Killing Email, Slack Is Embracing It
"Collaboration phenom Slack is continuing its effort to move from a messaging app running alongside other office software to the hub where business teams coordinate anything and everything. Its latest steps, which the company is unveiling today, will further integrate Microsoft and Google’s email and calendaring platforms into the Slack interface, providing more incentive to stay within the app. To further its case for centrality, Slack is introducing other upgrades–including further revisions to its search, which got an overhaul last year–at its Frontiers conference in San Francisco this week."

via: Fast Company

The Making Of Wipeout's Logo, An All-Time Classic
"1995's WipeOut was one of the coolest video games ever made, and a big part of that was down to the game’s pioneering visual style."

via: Kotaku

H&M Will Now Include All Supplier and Factory Info for Its Online Garments
"In conjunction with Fashion Revolution Week – running from April 22 to 28 – H&M yesterday announced its efforts towards better transparency across the company. In order for its consumers to be educated on both where their garments have come from and what they’re made of, all information about materials and the supply chains and factories will be available for online garments."

via: Dazed

Mac DeMarco on Anxiety, Alcoholism and the Mitski Controversy
"Mac DeMarco made his name as the ‘lovable prince of indie rock’: a chain-smoking, whiskey-fuelled joker who can’t help having fun on the road. But after 10 years of singing about growing up, he’s become a homebody just trying to keep his head screwed on."

via: Huck Magazine

How I Became... A Celebrity Stylist
"Jason Bolden shares how he overcame the challenges he faced as a 'black man in fashion, where you were never seen or heard,' to dress the likes of Yara Shahidi, Serena Williams and Wiz Khalifa."

via: Business of Fashion

Tapping the Men’s Wellness Opportunity
"Men are showing a growing interest in meditation, yoga and supplements. Sports brands were slow to pick up on the trend, but are starting to realise that wellness isn't just for women."

via: Business of Fashion

Damian Lillard Broke the Math
"Nathaniel Friedman on the Blazers star and what made his series-winner against the Thunder so special."

via: GQ

A Men’s Wear Designer’s Favorite Breakfast Dish
"The San Francisco-based Evan Kinori relies on shakshuka, the tomato-and-egg casserole beloved in Israel, where his father was born."

via: T Magazine

Punks, Surfers and Bodybuilders Star in Gucci’s Pre-Fall Campaign
"For Pre-Fall 2019, the Gucci gang is transported to the ancient city of Selinunte for Alessandro Michele’s imagining of the classical symposium–an after-dinner festival of music, dance and love."

via: AnOther

How Champion Hit the Fashion Jackpot
"The century-old brand best known for basic gym attire is experiencing an unlikely revival as it benefits from the rise of throwback culture and streetwear."

via: Business of Fashion

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