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September 12, 2007

Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze
- Amanda Cross

glamour-face-160.jpgI’ll never forget the first time I saw that model, as beguiling as Miss Grundy from Archie Comics, with the confident swagger of a deluxe Mrs. Potatohead. A sleeveless Ed Norton-style vest, a Hallmark birthday ribbon in her hair, and glasses big enough to read a book with, if she were into that kind of thing.

With her Laverne De Fazio skirt dropping below her knees, and her Batman gloves pulled to mid-forearm, there wasn’t a single tattoo showing – she was that classy!

She was like the best of 50 years of pop culture, and she was walking my way at New York Fashion Week. The character in Steel Magnolias said it best: “The only thing that separates us from the animals is our ability to accessorize...”

Well, heck, who wants to be that different from the animals, anyway?

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A model presents a creation from the Marc Jacobs Spring 2008 collection during New York Fashion Week September 10, 2007. REUTERS/Keith Bedford

Comments

“The bag lady look is IT this spring!”

Posted by Lady Weasel | Report as abusive
 

Holy wardrobe malfunction batman.

Posted by K F | Report as abusive
 

Looks like the Joker got to batgirl before the dynamic Duo could save her.

Posted by K F | Report as abusive
 

Nice entry, Hemingway. You bucking for a tenure track position at the Ted Baxter Famous Broadcaster School?

 

Well, no, but if they wanted to offer me the respected Truman E. Capot position….

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive
 

I must say that the only thing that could possibly save this model / outfit is a wood-chipper and an alibi.

I’m the only one with initials in these here parts. K F, meet me in front of the saloon at high noon. Bring a large wooden box.

Posted by K | Report as abusive
 

Oops. I meant to say the only one with a K initial in these here parts. Guess I blew that one. Oh well.

Posted by K | Report as abusive
 

Kinda but we’ll forgive ya. Oh what kind of wodden box? What wood and what shape? So many options.

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Every now and again, a designer will get really disgusted with his/her job, throw his/her hands up in the air and say What the heck, anyway? Reuters Oddly Enough bloggers handle the rest.

I heave a contented sigh.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive
 

There’s no red.

Why isn’t there any red?

Green, either.

Where’s the green?

Aaaaaaaaaaa!

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive
 

Does she stress you out?
Her vest isn’t backwards or inside-out.

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[thought bubble - the ENTIRE audience]
Make my night complete. Trip!

Trip!

Trip!

Trip!

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