Models, we’re havin’ a Wingding!

September 16, 2009

Okay, fashion show staff, I wanna know who played this little joke, and I wanna know now!

You know what I’m talking about. One of you printed up some “books” with that Microsoft Wingdings font, and told the models there would be a “test” after the show!

So naturally, the models ignored their jobs and spent all their time trying to “study” this gibberish!

You think that’s funny, Lonnie? We had models forgetting to flounce, strut, prance, sashay….

For God’s sake, some of them didn’t even remember to POUT! You think anybody is gonna buy our creations if they don’t see pouting?

And I didn’t mention the cruelest part. Some of the girls are already buying “cheat sheets” for the “test.” I hope you’re real proud of yourself!

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Models wait their turn backstage for make-up before the Jill Stuart Spring 2010 fashion show during New York Fashion Week, September 14, 2009.  REUTERS/Stephen Chernin

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Why shouldn’t their reading material match their outfits? They’re models, man!

What are the white boxes that are strapped onto their heads?

Posted by Aaron | Report as abusive

Those boxes are the opticoneural transceivers which permit the models to absorb the reading material in front of their eyes. Otherwise they’d never be able to read the WinDings printed material.

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When you listen to a book on tape, you don’t actually have to read along. I had assumed that was common knowledge for Peter James fans.

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