Smarty-pants style tips, accessories included…

November 23, 2009

Readers know that while I often blog about stupid fashions, all I want to do is laugh at them. If you actually come here to LEARN something about fashion, boy are you in the wrong place.

Where you should probably be instead is at “Daddy Likey,” by a blogger named Winona Dimeo-Ediger, who is informative AND cracks me up.

You have to admire a fashion author/blogger who says, “My life’s dream is to be a train conductor. Mostly for the hat.”

Now, in addition to Winona’s blog  you can buy her new brand-new book, “Closet Confidential.” It’s very funny and offers all you need to know if you want to dress like a chick, or even if, like me, you don’t,

I sent Winona a couple of genuine fashion photos, below, as sort of a test of her taste, and here is her response:

Left: Designers this season warned models to stay home if they showed symptoms of the H1N1 virus, but apparently the Black Death is not a problem.

Right: Kathie Lee Gifford’s new collection for Wal-Mart, Sassy Arabian Pocahontas Sportswear, has been called “a bit muddled” by the fashion press…

Interestingly enough, it turns out Winona herself owns the exact outfit on the right, and often wears it for days at a time. I guess nobody’s perfect.

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Left: Model presents a creation by British designer Vivienne Westwood at the Fashionable Istanbul show in Istanbul, October 25, 2009. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Right: Model presents a creation by Ukrainian designer Natali Bolgar during Moscow Fashion Week, October 25, 2009. REUTERS/ Alexander Natruskin

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Is it me or does it seem like all fashion shows are moving towards the ‘bedroom role play’ look these days?

Posted by Bandage | Report as abusive

I’m sorry, Bandage, it’s just you. Seek help.

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive

Well why on earth do you think I read your stuff? Are you cutting me loose now?

Posted by Bandage | Report as abusive

Not at all. If you can get help, then maybe you’ll bring some for the rest of us, too.

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive

Blog Guy,Don’t sell youself short. I’ve learned WAY too much about fashion from your posts. As is beauty, fashion is in the eye of the beholder and you, Blog Guy, have a definite eye for the unconventional. I hear WWD is looking for creative writers … 😉

Posted by CAM | Report as abusive

No, you’re thinking of WMD….

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive

Seriously, Basler… you need more help than us…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Dave, bet you see the Sassy-Arabian-Pocahontas-Sportswear thingy a bit in Kabul… maybe not the Pocahontas thing all so much…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Bandage, you are welcome to join our network of med sharing. It is moderated by Robert, and I must confess he does the moderating bit quite well: we have a moderate, even modest supply of meds; apparently his distribution network is not up to par…

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