Some haute for your goat?

January 30, 2009

Blog Guy, I need fashion help. I’m a satyr.

You mean like that Jewish dinner?

No, that’s a Seder. I’m half man, half goat, and I’d like to find something nice to wear. I’ve been interested in fashion since I was a kid.

A KID? Wow, that word works for both the human AND goat parts of you!

Yes, I thought you’d like that. Can you help me?

Sure. Take a look at this crap from Paris Fashion Week. It’s just the thing.

Awesome! Thank you! You know, your humor writing is very popular in the satyr community.

Yes, I do publish some good satyr satire.

I wish you hadn’t said that.

Ah, I’m just getting your goat!

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A model displays a creation by British designer John Galliano as part of his Fall/Winter 2009/10 men’s collections during Paris Fashion Week January 23, 2009. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

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Wow, I never knew there could be so many puns for this kind of thing, but, are you sure that outfit is for the men’s line? I think you might be mythtaken…

Posted by Bandage | Report as abusive

My question is this: Is this a fashion line for Halloween? Because I just can’t picture someone buying that outfit and walking down the street with it, the eccentricities of the fabulously wealthy not withstanding…

“Jeeves, I believe I’d like to go for a trot in the park today. In fact, if you would be so kind as to fetch me some white makeup from my wife’s toilette?”

“Madam’s makeup, sir?”

“Yes, of course, that’s what I said, isn’t it? And I’ll need you to find me a lady’s wig, ringlets, if you please. And then I think I shall need some high-heeled clogs–you know, the ones that diminish the size of one’s feet?”

“H-high heels, sir? Begging your pardon, sir, but are you feeling quite all right? Forgive me, but it seems all rather…odd.”

“I feel a call of the wild in my soul, Jeeves. I wish to commune with my kind.”

“With your kind… Er, would it not be better, sir, if I were to call a man for you here, in the privacy of your own home? Madam will not return for at least six hours, yet…”

“A man?! What the devil are you talking about? I’ve just purchased a satyr costume from John Galliano!”

“I…I see… Perhaps a… a goat, then?”

“I beg your pardon?!”

Posted by Torienne | Report as abusive

The sad thing is that the scrawny model has to have muscles painted on.
But this is CARNAVAL SEASON! Time to enjoy Venice, France, South America and New Orleans!

Posted by Eggnogbloglogtogfogdog | Report as abusive

Oh, mein goat in heaven….

Posted by Fortunalee | Report as abusive

Fortuna – me and my German grandmother are throwing peanuts at you…

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive

Yes, it is strange…but many people fail to realize that these are not ready-to-wear fashions. Lines like these are meant more as inspiration for other fashion houses to draw from and develop made-to-wear, accessible, and sensible clothing.

I mean you don’t really think anyone would walk around in that, do you?

It’s a sign of things to come, but it’s meant to be interpreted, not duplicated.

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