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September 11, 2007

fashion-hammer-120.jpgDear Blog Guy,
I’m a 20-year-old woman who is very interested in joining the U.S. military, but the uniforms are just too hideous. Isn’t there anything they can do to make them more attractive?

Well, I was happy to see that at the current New York Fashion Week, some attention is being paid to prospective high-fashion uniforms, which I presume are aimed at the U.S. armed forces. See the picture below.

Now that’s chic! But with that low neckline, where would we put our medals?

Sorry. I just saw another item from the same collection – see the upper left photo. Would it be a deal-breaker if you had to join somebody else’s army, instead?

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A model presents a creation from the Sabyasachi Spring 2008 collection during New York Fashion Week September 7, 2007. REUTERS/Keith Bedford


Girl Scouts that don’t sell cookies anymore. Heck, they won’t even look at the cookies!

Posted by Lady Weasel | Report as abusive

…while the new uniforms allow for more freedom of movement, there’s nothing more embarrassing than getting your rifle caught in the hem of your dress while standing face to face with the enemy.

By the way…the shoes just don’t go with that dress…wait…are those curtains?

Posted by K | Report as abusive

A color scheme should require, one would imagine, some scheming.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

What do you get when you cross a crooked politician with a dirty lawyer?

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

Shawn we all know the answer to that. Its clearly going to be the anti christ. Or else the world will spontaneously discontinue to be. Either/or. And was the crooked really necessary? ^^

Posted by K F | Report as abusive

You know, designers usually style the models to look like Garbo or Monroe or Crawford, not Colonel Flagg from M*A*S*H.

Posted by Charlene | Report as abusive

Do they have some sort of maternity uniform in the military? because if not, I’m pretty sure that dress would just about do it. Oh, and as far as the fascist fashion industry is concerned: spots work as camouflage for leopards, but not models. Why would we want soldiers who can be ‘spotted’ a mile away?

Posted by Bohatnik | Report as abusive