Harvard Prof: New York Beautiful in an ‘Accessible,’ ‘Less Chic’ Way

Harvard Business School professor Geoff Jones, an expert on the beauty industry, spoke with the Big Think about the evolution of beauty (as both a business and an idea) through history.

He discussed the dominance of Paris and New York as global capitals of beauty–and how those two capitals compare to one another:

New York and the United States [have] come to represent a different vision of beauty. It’s a vision that’s more accessible, more democratic view of beauty, less complex, less chic, more hip, more exciting. Just like New York itself.

We think he just negged us.

Harvard Prof: New York Beautiful in an ‘Accessible,’ ‘Less Chic’ Way