Fashion models add insult to injury…

January 21, 2010

insults combo this 490

Lonnie, we have to talk. People have been losing interest in our runway shows lately, and I think I know why. Do you know why people come to fashion shows?

ITALY/Sure, Boss. To see the hot new clothes for the next season?

No! They come to be insulted. They want us to treat them like utter crap, so they can leave feeling totally degraded, and we haven’t been giving them enough of that.

Well, Lon, that’s going to change.  Today we’re giving them a shirtless model looking like he’s had the snot beat out of him, and a guy dressed like a homeless man with a grocery cart…

Er, you sure about this, Boss?

You bet I’m sure! Also, a model will stand there with a bloody nose and humiliate them with verbal abuse. Great stuff, huh?

Jeez, Boss. If that’s the level of audience contempt you’re aiming for, why not just take some guy, put him in orange shoes and purple pants and suspenders, and have him go out there holding his own crotch?

Lonnie, I could just kiss you, ya big lug! Someday, you’ll own this company!

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Top left and top right: Models present creations as part of the Dsquared2 Fall/Winter 2010/11 Men’s collection during Milan Fashion Week January 19, 2010. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

Top center and lower right: Models display creations as part of the Vivienne Westwood Fall/Winter 2010/11 Men’s collection during Milan Fashion Week January 17, 2010. REUTERS/Alessia Pierdomenico

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I almost choked on my sandwich… I am ok now…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

I hate to criticize, Shra, but you shouldn’t be reading the blog while you’re having lunch. You should save the blog for your actual work time.

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

Who would possibly wear that stuff?

Nurrrrrrrsssse!

Posted by Dave_not_dave | Report as abusive

I thought I had accidentally stumbled upon a CSI website when I saw this. I am definitely needing to up my dose today!

Shra, having lunch while reading the blog is only OK if you have one of Robert’s world famous doughnuts. The ones with Tegretol and fig filling are the latest addition to the line, and are top notch!

Posted by justM | Report as abusive

The economy has reduced male models to a “survival of the fittest” mentality. Backstage at any fashion show, you will now find them brawling for their place on the runway…Of course, no one wants to “throw down” with the crazy looking dude in the orange shoes…

Posted by justK | Report as abusive

Mr. B….

helicopters..

piloted by VS models…

hauling large cargos of shoes…

Still waiting.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

I do save the blog for my actual work time.. I just got hungry while reading the other blogs… gotta get one to 100 after all….
M, those doughnuts are addictive and I like my waistline the way it is…. maybe I would have some tomorrow.. its the weekend after all.. :P

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

iflydaplanes, I second that motion!

Was at Subway for lunch so didn’t peruse the blog while I was eating. Good thing!

Shra, I’m headed over to add more of my two cents. We’ll get to 100 yet!!

Now if you’ll excuse me, I have work to avoid doing.

:D

E.

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I’m wodering where they nicked that trolley from.

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Those orange shoes are great.

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Hate to disagree with you LMR… so, there’s me hating you right now…

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