BY AURELIA MITCHELL DURANT Globalization has become a reality for the planet. The very loose and fluid definition of globalization is summed in an often-quoted quote by former Secretary-General of...
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As a teenager, Pharrell Williams began his own record studios called Neptune with his friend and worked with many famous artists such as Jay-Z, Gwen Stefani, and Britney Spears. He also helped produce Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” and Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky”. In 2014, Mr. Williams became a voice coach on the popular television show The Voice. Throughout his career as a singer, producer, and songwriter, Pharrell Williams won many Grammy awards—but his talent doesn’t end there.
Pharrell Williams is now a worldwide fashion icon. In addition to being a father and husband, Mr. Williams branched out into the fashion world. Other than his successful hit single Happy, Pharrell Williams designed two fashion lines for men called Billionaire Boys Club and Ice Cream. A decade later, Mr. Williams opened a new line for women named Billionaire Girls Club. Mr. Williams collaborated and designed with some of the top high fashion brands such as Louis Vuitton and Marc Jacobs. Furthermore, he worked with Timberland and designed his own line of boots. With Adidas, Mr. Williams created unisex tennis shoes and jackets. He teamed up with Camille Miceli and designed his own line of jewelry. Not only is Pharrell Williams a brilliant songwriter, but also possesses a multitude of talents as a designer and a music producer. Pharrell Williams wears a unique yet simple style that also exhibits much detail. Usually wearing a suit, Mr. Williams incorporates urban styles with street wear. Pharrell Williams was awarded the ELLE Style Award and was listed number one in the top best-dressed men in the world. He has also posed for GQ magazine and got the opportunity to give advice under its own segment.
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