In which I participate in David Abrams’s “Sunday Sentence” project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, “out of context and without commentary.”
If you were from a striving, suburban family — one many degrees of separation removed from anyone like Gloria Vanderbilt — then you could not easily shake the belief that popularity, or even just acceptance, was a dream to be forfeited unless you wore tightfitting denim with someone else’s name on the back.
Source: Ginia Bellafante, “Before Trump and the Kardashians, Gloria Vanderbilt Invented the Personal Brand” (The New York Times)
Reminder: I’ll be away for a bit this week—please anticipate the return of blog posts on FRIDAY. Have a good week!