Marketing guys from Radialpoint, a software company where I work, read a Business Insider article about a “The Startup Guy” fashion collection by Banana Republic and decided to share our opinion on the subject. Let’s see what came out of it – now with my comments.
Fashionista By Night.. Software Developer By Day!
Start-up Fashion… Where Is It Coming From?
So, our marketing guys stumbled upon a Business Insider article about a “The Startup Guy” fashion collection by Banana Republic and came up with a funny idea to show how in fact the start-up guys dress up. You can read it the post here: “What “Startup” Fashion Looks Like at Radialpoint”. I took pictures of these guys in their regular outfits while they were in their regular fun mood :))) In addition to the pictures, out marketing team asked each of us to provide a funny fact about ourselves, so the post turned out to be quite amusing 🙂
You may ask: Why do you guys compare yourself with start-ups when you are a clearly long established company? Well, Radialpoint nurtures a very innovative culture by doing cutting edge technology projects, organizing regular Hackatons, hosting tech meet-ups, and many other things. And yes, we do have our internal start-up called Support Kit. These guys work pretty much independently from the rest of us and are responsible for their own risks.
Vintage Overall And Scary Double
Of course, a portrait of mine also presents in the portrait gallery! Everybody agreed the gallery would be incomplete without my picture 🙂 Here I am posing with our Double, a telepresence robot that scares hell out of me :)))
I am wearing a vintage denim romper which I bought in a thrift store in San-Francisco. I paired it with my favourite pair of teal T.U.K creepers and a peach cropped top by Forever 21. On the romper, you see attached a few handmade pins made by Shtikanchiki from Ukraine. I like to wear colours, though I am not sure I always coordinate them well (peach tee with fuchsia socks!). The watch on my left hand was found in a thrift store. It has a leather strap, its mechanism is made in Japan, and it is waterproof… guess how much it cost me 😉 50 cents. Yes, 50 cents! The best thrift find ever! The bright green ring is a vintage find from Fripe Fabrique – they have an awesome choice of vintage jewellery!
The Double wears an Uber t-shirt in stylish neon green that matches its green light on the bottom and a moustache! Double is our local techie hipster 🙂 The face on the Double’s screen belongs to Andrew, a colleague of mine who’s hiding behind two laptops on one of the pictures below.
Start-up Guys And Girls: What They Wear
Here are 14 pictures of my dear colleagues. Aren’t they funny :))) These are the faces behind Support Kit, Reveal,and the other products of Radialpoint.
In case you missed the previous link to the Radialpoint post with funny facts about each of us, I put it here once again 🙂
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