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Sit! Stay! Who’s a GOOD model?

October 12, 2009

Okay fashion show staff, times are hard, and we need to save more money.

We tried using dead models, but it turns out they don’t last long in the bright lights. We hired raccoons to do makeup, but there was that rabies problem.

Now, we think we have the perfect solution to the high cost of hair stylists: dog groomers!

People, there is no downside here. Groomers can work with all kinds of hair, they have a good repertoire of styles and they know how to deal with temperamental personalities.

Best of all, they already have all their own combs and brushes!

Let me demonstrate how this is going to work – the first batch of models is already out of the tubs and ready for the runway, so let’s have a look.

Say, is it just me, or do the models seem to be scratching a lot today?

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Top left: Model presents creation by designer Alexander McQueen at Paris Fashion Week, October 6, 2009. REUTERS/ Benoit Tessier

Top right: Briard, American Kennel Club photo

Bottom left: Model presents creation by designer Marc Jacobs at Paris Fashion Week, October 7, 2009. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Bottom right: Toy poodle in 2006 file photo. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao

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Do you know what kind of treats they feed the models?

Posted by CAM | Report as abusive
 

I was beginning to wonder why the runway was covered with newspapers…Hey, Bob, do you have any that resemble this one: http://www.wired963.com/blog/afternoons/ wp-content/uploads/2009/06/SamUgliestDog Lulu.jpg ?

Posted by K | Report as abusive
 

Bob, did someone comment on your fashion sense lately??Just curious!! ;)

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

That’s a good girl! Yes she is! Yes she is!Thinking back a few years ago, didn’t a German Short Haired retriever actually take a dump on the runway at the Westminster Dog and Pony Fashion Show?This, after winning Best of Show, no less?

Posted by tim | Report as abusive
 

No Tim, I’m pretty sure you’re thinking of a model at New York Fashion Week….

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive
 

And the difference is…?

Posted by tim | Report as abusive
 

Tim, probably the fact that models make more money than dogs???

Posted by M | Report as abusive
 

I cant help laughing…. the weird images in my head are getting out of control!!!!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

their hair looks like cotton candydo they even feel embarrassed?

Posted by psychoism | Report as abusive
 

“Do you know what kind of treats they feed the models?- Posted by CAM “Feed?

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