High fashion: chicks on sticks!

February 26, 2008

Once again, the fashion world shows us its innovative side, with a model on stilts at a major style show. They say by autumn, stilts will be a standard fashion accessory. I see trouble:

  • Stilt-women extend through open car sunroof, a bummer at low underpasses
  • Ceiling height in many Applebee’s bathroom stalls is only eight feet
  • Novelty shops are FULL of gags to play on stilt-walkers – don’t be a victim!
  • The sound of sticks on crisp fallen leaves is a known wolverine mating call

stilts-300.jpgA model presents a creation by British designer Vivienne Westwood as part of her Fall/Winter 2008/09 women’s ready-to-wear fashion show in Paris February 25, 2008. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

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You shouldn’t model outfits when you’re high.

Posted by Lady Weasel | Report as abusive

This is why they call it haute couture!

Posted by Charlene | Report as abusive

She obviously lost a bet!

It’s not ready to wear if you have to climb on a roof to ‘dress.’ Am I being too critical?

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

Blast! Someone already burned Connery’s boat scene from Highlander.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

The NBA just isn’t ready for atheletes with prosthetics.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

It’s called a mumumu.

Cause it’s longer than a mumu.

never mind

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

Got factory seconds from the stiletto heel shoe factory again, eh, Marcia?

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

Pull your pranks, sure, but every lumberjack knows to beware kickback.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

Whaddaya mean, that’s not a shaolin monk?

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

They never offer a scarf or a shawl drink. That would just be creepy. Or a golashes drink. I’ll bet you could get drunk with a catheter drink but I’m never going to volunteer to be a test subject. Has anybody ever spiked an enema with tequila or everclear? That’s just weird, even for me. I think I’m thirsty for an umbrella drink is the point and it’s making me loopy. Loopy, I tell you.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

Sally suffered the misfortune to fall slip off the high catwalk while walking on the stilts. Lucky for her, underneath the dress she wore parachute pants.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

Just when you feel safe from cleavege gawkers, you got your up-skirters taking advantage. It just doesn’t seem fair.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive