Sorry, Jeff Bezos is not a ‘style icon’

Not content to merely fetishize the tech-rich for their obscene wealth, we’ve apparently moved on to raising them to the level of icon. And not just any kind of icon, but style icon. Or, at least the New York Times has, anyway.

In a dubiously premised piece published today titled “Jeff Bezos, Style Icon,” the Times Style section makes the case that the Amazon CEO and one-time richest person in modern history has transcended the status of mere mortal when it comes to his Dad-life ensemble.

To wit: “The ascension, unavoidable when this sort of spotlight falls on you, of Jeff Bezos, a.k.a., the richest man in the world, to full-fledged style icon. You can’t ignore it anymore.” Read more…


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