Vanity Fair struggles to find Silicon Valley's 'Best Dressed'

Summary:It took a lot of Googling to come up with ten executives (and two are really New York based).

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Vanity Fair had a hard time to find ten examples of stylish Silicon Valley executives for its slideshow: The Top 10 Best-Dressed Execs in Silicon Valley | Vanity Fair

In fact, a couple of them aren't really Silicon Valley based, and spend most of their time in New York, such as Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey (above) and Pete Cashmore, founder of Mashable. And there's several on the list that you've probably never heard about — the result of desperate Googling in researching this topic. 

Marc Andreessen is listed as well dressed even though he wears the standard VC uniform of Sand Hill Road: blue sports coat  and tan trousers. Vanity Fair says he's not afraid to put on a power suit when needed.

Mark Zuckerberg at Crunchies 2012 Awards
Mark Zuckerberg at Crunchies 2012 Awards.

 

Dressing well is better appreciated in New York than in Silicon Valley where the business park culture of the tech companies favors the style set by Mark Zuckerberg's always-on hoodie plus T-shirt and jeans (above at Crunchie Awards). San Francisco's tech workers dress a little bit better but they try not to.

Here are the others on the list:

Marissa Mayer at Crunchies Awards.
Marissa Mayer at Crunchies Awards.

 

 

Marissa Mayer -Yahoo!  Silicon Valley's Stevie Nicks. 

Sean Parker - Spotify, Facebook. Not really a Silicon Valley exec but a character drawn by Sean Parker.

Alison Pincus - One Kings Lane. Old school classic.

Juliet De Baubigny - Partner At Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Looks great in a ball gown.

Vint Cerf - Google. Looks great in grey suit and grey vest.

Ruzwana Bashir - Peek.Com. She was in a recent New York Times article so it didn't take much Googling to find her. 

 

 

Topics: Leadership

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In May 2004, Tom Foremski became the first journalist to leave a major newspaper, the Financial Times, to make a living as a full-time journalist blogger. He writes the popular news blog Silicon Valley Watcher--reporting on the business of Silicon Valley.Tom arrived in San Francisco in 1984, and has covered US technology markets for leadi... Full Bio

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