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Our pratfall fashion collection!

February 17, 2009

Confidential memo to fashion show staff:

It’s no secret that Fashion Week has gotten too tame. There’s no surprise or drama anymore.

We aim to change that, starting now. You all have your assignments.

Kelli, you’re spreading splotches of Vaseline on the runway, right?

Lonnie, it’s your job to stretch a thin wire across the runway at ankle-level.

Stephanie, if the stiletto heels on some of those shoes are loosened, I’ll look the other way, if you take my meaning.

Earl, you need to be nearby with a snow shovel. If some of the models don’t get back up, push ‘em off as fast as you can. And Earl, watch out for that Vaseline!

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Models slip and fall while presenting creations from the Herve Ledger by Max Azria Fall 2009 collection during New York Fashion Week February 15, 2009.

REUTERS photos by Eric Thayer

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Comments

That’s the collection? 2 pictures? Wow…

Posted by Mike | Report as abusive
 

No, Mike, those are just the only two I used here. If you’d like to see more:

http://blogs.reuters.com/oddly-enough/20 08/09/24/thats-what-i-call-fall-fashion/

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive
 

I feel like I should not be looking. Maybe I should go wash my face now. Thanks.

Posted by Mary K | Report as abusive
 

Maybe if the designers wouldn’t make the models wear those IDIOTIC shoes, they wouldn’t trip! Good god, they’re already as tall as giraffes. Maybe the SOBs are hoping the girls will trip and show their undies, more publicity…

 

What undies?

Posted by Lynn | Report as abusive
 

I think the girl in the second picture is just dancing.

I see London…I see France…

Posted by GNelson | Report as abusive
 

looks like a breakdance move. She does it with such grace. Nice undies!

 

Is this a result of low blood sugar (we all know models don’t eat) or broken marionette strings?

Sorry I’ve been away, Bob. The alien in my belly has been taking up a lot of my time. She seems reluctant to wait until her due date.

Posted by K | Report as abusive
 

Great to see you in the comments again, K…

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive
 

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