all white zip up hoodie Post Pharma Bro arrest: RIP, hoodie
Turing Pharma CEO Martin Shkreli (second two) was arrested in New York City on December 17, 2015 for securities fraud, and his costume marked the death knell of the hoodie as a fashion icon for the tech suit.Shkreli was notorious earlier this year for raising the price of darasim, a drug used to treat toxo body disease parasites, from $13 to $13.50 to $750.The arrest did not involve price increases.(Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images) Leslie shkley, CEO of Turing Pharma (right two), was arrested in New York City on December 17, 2015 for securities fraud, and his costume marked the death knell of the hoodie, as the fashion logo of the technology suit.Shkreli was notorious earlier this year for raising the price of darasim, a drug used to treat toxo body disease parasites, from $13 to $13.50 to $750.The arrest did not involve price increases.(Photo of Andrew Burton/Getty Images) with the arrest of today's infamous Martin "pharmaceutical brother" Shkreli in New York for securities fraud, the United States can end this book in a painful chapter in our recent history.No, the 32-year-old storyyear-Old Shkreli, when he bought the drug darymm and raised the price by more than 55 times, his first reputation was far from over.But given his arrest from midtown apartments in a gray hoodie, the hoodie is now officially dead.There is nothing to kill a staple in a wardrobe, just like the way the country's most hated man walks.(Gawker identified Shkreli's specific Jersey as "cargo men's full zip hoodie" by New York sports retailer Modell ".) Left the hoodie for a long time and it was a tough few years for you, especially in the Bay Area.You have represented some sort of middle-class skilled worker in communities that have been severely hit by deportation and community displacement.In one story after another about Silicon Valley and fashion, you are ridiculed as-dress-for-Successful wardrobes for hackers, programmers and other space shuttles-bus riders.You are in the same way as our current startup culture, because the gray fleece suit is 1960 Madison Avenue.The dressed-Many young entrepreneurs see low-key as a power move.But it also represents a kind of social flushing.Loose bags and Peter Pan are immature.For many people, this casual dressEspecially millennials.Faced with occupation and adults, it is considered a raspberry.But we can't forget the origin of the hoodie, which is a symbol of not meeting the hipsCultural and African-American communities.Jay Z, Kanye West, and Snoop Dogg both promoted the hoodie early in their career, and they rediscovered the dress as the white suburban audience discovered the music.It's one thing when an African-American is fashionableWhen a white "tech brother" wears a hoodie, the jumping artist is wearing a hoodie and the other is wearing a hoodie.When George Zimmerman shot and killed Trevon Martin in 2012, the hoodie was seen as a symbol of the "mob" dress.Geraldo Rivera of Fox News even accused Martin of wearing a hoodie as a factor in his death, saying, "I particularly urge the parents of black and Latino young people not to let their children go out in a hoodieI think this hoodie, like George Zimmerman, is responsible for Trevon Martin's death.In response, a hoodie campaign was ignited and protesters across the country wore it to support Martin.Rep.That year Bobby Rush wore a hoodie on the floor of the House;Basketball players Wade and LeBron James are wearing a hoodie on the court.But, dear hoodie, with the arrest of Shkreli, you may have lost any credibility of non-compliance..All of your Eminem's "8 miles" artistic credibility has been lost;The coolness that professional athletes lend you from boxers has disappeared.Even art school students will be forced to abandon you and put you into a state of fashion hibernation.Hoodie: wish you more ruthlessness and freedom on your next pop culture tour.