WHO WEARS ALL BLACK
relationship between luxury and dark euphoria as pointed out by Bruce Sterling in his original talk - it all becomes a reationale for what expensive stuff to buy and why.
(Trading up for hastens...joachim getting fired for hastens bed...joachim as gollumized)
And then this is expanded upon by Venkat in his middle class/trading up post. Clothes, fashion, may fall through the cracks a bit in their arugments....
Peter Thiel used wearing all black as a metaphor at DLD13.
Cayce Pollard - wears all black.
Francesca Lia block - wears all black.
Exactitudes - distinguishing features as urban quirk or supremacy