I’m sporty and sexy and what else?

February 21, 2010

Blog Guy, I was intrigued by your post about models having to get “instructions” before fashion shows. Were you able to learn anything more about what they were being told?

No, but I have learned more about how important it is to motivate folks just before a big event.

USA-FASHION/

Here is a shot of an actual backstage inspirational note for the models at an actual fashion show in New York this week. It tells them they are sporty and sexy, blah blah blah, and says, “And remember, EVERYONE wants to be YOU!”

Yikes. Did the designer write that crap himself?

fashion kors combo 260Well no, I believe it’s a word-for-word copy of the note they gave Saddam Hussein before they hanged him, but whatever works.

Is that the entire note?

No. There’s a second page that is more specific. You know, stuff like “EVERYONE wants to be YOU, lady who doesn’t even get to wear any real pants, and YOU, chick who has to go out there in a see-through shirt with nothing underneath…”

Yeah, I can see why they’d need some extra motivation. Do you have a similar note in your office?

Of course, but mine says “NOBODY” instead of “EVERYONE.”

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A sign is seen backstage before the Michael Kors Fall 2010 collection during New York Fashion Week February 17, 2010.  REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Models present creations during the Michael Kors Fall 2010 fashion show at New York Fashion Week February 17, 2010. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

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“Everyone wants to be you”! HA! Who wants to be a skanky zombie? To my knowledge, there is only one person who, briefly, wanted to be one “THEM!” That is the person in the attached picture, and that was only for the 5 minutes or so after the pic was taken.

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(The count? 3 balls and 1 strike)

Posted by DoctorDoll | Report as abusive

I am not “everyone.”

Posted by knit_nurse | Report as abusive

Wow! And no annoying white bar! You’re the greatest BG.

As for you Doc… Thanks. Thanks so much for negating the missing bar.

*in the fetal position wondering where my meds are*

Posted by Dave_not_dave | Report as abusive

Everyone except the people who want to be able to spell Gstaad properly.

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive

You’re good enough, you’re smart enough, and doggone it, people like you!

Posted by kgolden1 | Report as abusive

Eh, those boobies aren’t even worth my time.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Nah…. I dont want to be them… I would like to wear GOOD clothes that cover… thank you very much….

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Loving the undies on left … :D

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive

Oh my gosh. I’d rather be my cat!!

E.

Posted by egeria | Report as abusive

(rolling eyes)

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Er…Shra…maybe you should see a doctor about all your conditions. That nervous tic you have seems to have loosened your eye muscles so your eyes are rolling….I’m just saying…you might wanna get it seen to.

;)

E.

Posted by egeria | Report as abusive

E, dont ya start!!! I am rolling my eyes on Fwd’s comments… tell me you never rolled ya eyes at your boss! As if he never did anything worth eye-rolling!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

We’re just concerned Shra, because of all these symptoms. If it was just this one thing it might be overlooked, but it seems like more things are popping up every day.

Posted by IamNotSomebody | Report as abusive

Yeah well… I am flattered, Iam… I have very few people concerned about me… so, I guess I mean to say Thank you… (very teary eyes right now!)

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

I’m concerned too Shra, I mean one thing on it’s own is one thing…but all together?

And now watery eyes too. (Though after the Prince William post, I’m not surprised!).

Shra…dear, dear Shra…you shoulda gone to Specsavers.

:P

E.

Posted by egeria | Report as abusive

Yeah yeah.. have me on… today is just not my day… first work gets me down… and then my friends on the OE blog dont have any mercy… oh where is the freaking humanity!!!!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Humanity left a long time ago. Honestly if we really cared about ourselves as a human race, would we actually LET people walk around with bears heads popping out of their clothes? Or wear forks and antlers on their heads?

Common sense is a long long loooooong lost art form!

Ah but Shra, you know we’re teasing you. OE is the one thing keeping me sane around here!!

So where’s the humanity? We’ve all gathered to blabber at the foot of wit and sarcasm…ie…Baz’s blog.

I always wondered what that smell was.

:D

E.

Posted by egeria | Report as abusive

In some other ward?

Posted by IamNotSomebody | Report as abusive

E… I figured out that smell quite a while ago… in the Eugene Toilethead Johnstone post actually…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Bottom?

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

I tend to roll more than rock Unca.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Win Shra! XD

Posted by Db8r | Report as abusive

The blueberrie cake ones are my favorite. :)

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

yummmmmmmmmmmmmmmm!! Bluberries!!! Blueberry muffins!!!!!!!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive