Twice the shame, twice the idiocy…

February 23, 2010

As a blogger who watches stupid fashions all over the world, I’ve always been happy about one thing. No matter how dumb an outfit is, I only have to see it once.

fashion yellow 490

Until this week, that is. Spotting the outfit on the left, from New York, I set it aside to think of a way to express my contempt. Four days later I’m looking at photos from Madrid, and THERE IT IS AGAIN!

fashion bad combo faces 260For sure, it’s a match. Same leotards and shoes, same scarlet jacket lining, same plaid culottes or whatever you call them, same cartoon character white gloves….

Only the models themselves are different. I presume the one in the first photo hasn’t yet sensed the audience reaction.

But there is trepidation on the face of the second guy, who must have heard through the model grapevine that the New York crowd heckled and threw stinging Jolly Rancher hard candies that had to be surgically removed.

fashion bad culottes 260Then I had another thought, and my blood ran cold.

What if there are hundreds of these “creations,” or THOUSANDS?

What if the designer has tapped into a trend, and when I go to the office tomorrow I’ll be the only one NOT wearing this crapola?

And BTW, what if I’m really that Levi Johnston guy?

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A model presents a creation from the Davidelfin Fall 2010 collection during New York Fashion Week February 18, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A model presents a creation from Spanish designer Davidelfin Fall/Winter 2010 collection during Cibeles Madrid Fashion Week in Madrid February 22, 2010. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

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Oh the humanity!!!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

I think it’s time to point out that the Emperor not only has no clothes…but he’s dead as a doornail too.

These ‘fashion’ types are deluding themselves and people have been sectioned for worse! Sheesh. And I thought the teddy bear sprouting dress was bad.

Is there a ‘disgruntled’ smiley?

:(

E.

Posted by egeria | Report as abusive

those guys are so cute.. sweethearts

Posted by Caglar | Report as abusive

This gives Men in Tights a bad name!!!!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

The second guy may not have realized that he is indeed, sporty and sexy.

Posted by sarabelle | Report as abusive

Good point, sarabelle. Or that EVERYONE wants to be HIM…

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

Have you ever tried to NOT watch fashion shows Mr. B.? Especially the stupid ones.

I’m just sayin..

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Can’t see it catching on, myself.

Posted by knit_nurse | Report as abusive

If I didnt know better Bob… I would think you are actually glued to F tv….

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

This is the best example of someone saying “I told you I had nothing decent to wear!”

Posted by kgolden1 | Report as abusive

I believe that they both are regretting their decision to drop out of college in order to pursue their “glamorous” modeling career…

Posted by AllThatJazz | Report as abusive

I’ve met cute people, and I can’t think of any of them who’d look good in that. Someone pass the matches.

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive

I can look cute…but only in my bedroom..shh.. :D

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive

It’s the same model. They just switched heads.

Posted by HBC | Report as abusive

Oooooo CrowGirl ya gonna light a fire?? Fire is pretty… :)

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Unca! That was cracking|!!!!!!! LOL… Laughing my frozen face off….
CG, you sent your snow up here didnt you!!!! Y you little!!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Sorry, Tim, not me. I’ve been keeping quite discreet of late, so you won’t catch me walking down runways this week. Next week and thereafter, I can’t promise…

Then again, you will never, ever, in a hundred lifetimes, make me confess to wearing lime green, hubba-hubba leotards! At least not with scarlet jacket lining!

Posted by justM | Report as abusive

I just cant get over the white-turned-yellow tights comment…. Think I am going to remember that whenever I see someone in yellow tights….
And you know… those shorts would really look good on a girl… maybe on me….
I know… I have had an overdose… tra lalalalala la la la!!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Skorts are the clothing version of the mullet except backwards. While mullets are all business in the front and party in the back, skorts are party in the front and conservative in the back.

CrowGirl where’s the fire, I am waiting! :)

Shra, sweetheart, go easy on the meds dear. It’s only the middle of the week.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Not me Shra babe, I’m still getting snow down here. Maybe you’ve got Knit Nurse’s ?

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive

Nah, I’ve still got plenty. I blame southerners.

Posted by knit_nurse | Report as abusive

Seeing that I dont know her well, yet, I am still gonna blame it on you!!!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

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