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Sunday night television is now a special event in cable-subscribing households thanks to HBO. And although "Game of Thrones" may be the feature attraction, Mike Judge's "Silicon Valley" closely follows—both in time slot and in popularity. The plot of a clueless, aspiring entrepreneur and his startup is a comedy of errors, but it's the wardrobe and outfit selections that serve as an accurate study of this era's tech uniform. ReadWrite's Stephanie Chan explored the fashion similarities between TV and reality by hitting the SoMa streets. The general look of tees, hoodies, jeans, and sneakers could be attributed to the underlying code of the industry:
"The tech bubble is a relatively judgement-free zone in terms of fashion, where comfort and individuality take precedent over getting in the good style graces of a colleague."
There are, of course, other components behind the "Silicon Valley look" like ease of wearability and herd mentality. That said, we are a little miffed that women are left out of the mix. But the season is only halfway through, so there's still time to include the female coders.
· Does Silicon Valley Look Like "Silicon Valley"? [ReadWrite]
· The Best Wardrobe Pieces In HBO's 'Silicon Valley' [Racked SF]