Mabel, Mabel, strong and able, your new skirt’s a coffee table!

January 22, 2010

Blog Guy, I  need some advice on personal finances.

Like many people these days, money is tight.

BRAZIL-FASHION/I need new furniture for my apartment, but being a young single chick, I also like to dress well and keep up with the latest fashions. I can’t have both, so which way should I go?

You CAN have both, honey! A growing number of fashion houses are branching out into home furnishings, so you can enjoy your living room at home, and wear it when you go out.

Here are some photos to show what I mean, from Fashion Week in Brazil this week.

That’s fantastic, Blog Guy. Once again, the sensible folks who design fashion have put their customers’ needs first!

Yes, it’s win-win for everybody, in so many ways.

Now, a smooth-talking guy can say, “Hey Jill, that’s a great chest you have there, I’d like to see your drawers,” without getting a drink thrown in his face.

Unless Jill is wearing a bookcase, of course.

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A model presents a creation from Samuel Cirnansck’s Fall/Winter 2010/11 collection during the Sao Paulo Fashion Week January 18, 2010.   REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

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Derivative of the fashion show last week in Port-Au-Prince.

Posted by Billl | Report as abusive

What a lovely lampshade…. what a shame the model doesnt seem to like to light up…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Is that how they serve tea and biscuits when dinig with the Queen?

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Carrying around a coffee table must get tiring! Perhaps a hat with a pillow for a quick nap and a mini fridge for a midnight snack and more energy. Also, a crib around the middle for the maternity line.

Posted by karical | Report as abusive

It would be very handy for cocktail parties, though – you wouldn’t have to worry about finding a place to put your drink.

Posted by BethyB | Report as abusive

Unca… you let people steal from you?????

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Perhaps she should wear a chair so that if she needs to sit down she can sit at her table.

Posted by Gwai | Report as abusive

She can sit on her own table…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

I’ll bet the care label says, “Use Pledge Only”.

Posted by justCAM | Report as abusive

Bill. Bill, Bill, Bill, Bill, Bill… Nice one !

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive

But wowza, has she got great legs!

Posted by BethyB | Report as abusive

Tim, I’m sure if you meditate for a while, after hovering for a while you’ll be able to picture in your head exactly where your keys are. NEvertheless, if they happen to be somewhere in Cabo San Lucas, along with some of your furniture, I think you’ll be better served by changing the locks.

Posted by justM | Report as abusive

How about under the Welcome mat? You do have a welcome mat dont you? (suspiciously raising one of her eyebrows)

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive