I see you’ve been shopping in Paris, Lamar…

January 24, 2010

Dear Mr. Basler:

It’s me again, the actual attorney representing some men’s fashion designers. You will recall that my clients are outraged at the biased way you cover their industry, always making it appear their creations are not something regular guys would wear.

berlin paris combo 490

Yeah, I remember you. Last week you demanded that I run the last three men’s fashion pictures from our photo wire, which I did, and they were beyond hideous. What’s eating you now?

My clients are furious that those three photos were from a Fashion Week in BRAZIL. That’s hardly fair.

berlin fashion combo 260So now, we DEMAND that you visit a more cosmopolitan, sophisticated fashion venue.

We DEMAND photos from Paris fashion week. Then, you’ll truly see men’s clothing designed with taste and finesse. My clients are waiting.

You’re getting very annoying, you know that? Okay, the three photos above are all from Paris Fashion Week. As you can see, it’s a total turd-fest.

Oh. Did I say Paris? I meant Berlin. Now THOSE are some sophisticated designers. My clients DEMAND you show something representative from Berlin Fashion Week.

Okey-dokey. Berlin it is. If you will just direct your attention to the photos of the well-dressed gentleman on the right…

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Top combo: Models present creations by British designer John Galliano as part of his Fall-Winter 2010/2011 men’s fashion show in Paris January 22, 2010. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Right: A model presents a creation from Tom Rebl Fall/Winter 2010/11 collection during the Berlin Fashion Week January 22, 2010. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz

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Dressed? An ab shot and a nekkid butt shot for the ladies. Pandering again. One of your strongest suites.

Posted by Dave_not_dave | Report as abusive

Dave, Dave, Dave… That’s the way every guy in Berlin dresses. I would think a world traveler like yourself would know that…

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

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Someone forgot the bottom part of their leiderhosen.

Posted by LMR | Report as abusive

Turd-fest. That’s a classic. Succinct and accurate.

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I am surpirsed neither E nor Shra nor CrowGirl have yet expresed their point of view regarding the gentlemen pictured above. I guess we’ll just have to wait and see.

On the other hand (hardly more convenient an expression), I do wander what the leather gloves are for in the case of the gentleman in the bottom pictures. I will refrain my curiosity from asking several questions just begging to be asked.

Posted by justM | Report as abusive

Dave, that naked butt guy desnt look yummy… so, no, sorry, I would pass… and the rest…. well… i am so not commenting on fashion… even if they look like badly tanned tribals… who am sure are better looking and dressed than these guys here….

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Oy yoi yoi.

Now that’s what I needed to start my Monday morning and my working week.

:raised eyebrow:

E.

Posted by egeria | Report as abusive

Nowhere in those 4 belts and 2 sets of suspenders do I see a pocket. If he were to sneeze, well let’s just say that’s how H1N1 gets spread.

I guess those suspenders are held down with butt ons?

Posted by Billl | Report as abusive

Well, about naked guy… well… the gloves are a nice colour…and..umm… they do look kinky… you know which way… :P

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

I like blue lights.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

What’s with sock suspenders ?

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive

All part of the kinky naked guy look, Crowgirl…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

I believe someone in the latest production of Cabaret forgot the rest of their costume.

Posted by kgolden1 | Report as abusive

Yeah… Kinky naked guys need better tans…

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive

So, CrowGirl, you’d prefer you kinky naked guys to look the colour of the guys on the top? I guess there’s no limit to what a good make up artist can do these days!

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