They don’t call it a runway for nothin’….

March 1, 2010

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Boss, you know how you’re always saying we need to cut costs for our fashion shows? Well, have I got great news for you!

models run vertical 200Do tell, Lamar. I hope it’s not using dead models again, or zombies. We’ve tried those things.

No, not that. You know how expensive it is to rent dressing room space backstage at the show? Well instead, I got us space in an indoor parking garage!

Brilliant, Lamar! Uh, how far is it from the show?

It’s only like six or seven blocks. The gals can jog it in a few minutes, tops, even if they have to stop for lights.

Here Boss, look out the window. It’s that place down at the bottom of the hill, just on the other side of the freeway.

Okay Lamar, but go pick up a few extra cans of mentholated deodorant for the girls. Nobody’s gonna accuse US of being insensitive!

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Models run to change their dresses during the Seduzioni Diamonds Valeria Marini Fall/Winter 2010/11 women’s collection during Milan Fashion Week February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

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Shoes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Running in those shoes? I’m not sure what’s worse – risking the damage to the models’ legs, or risking the damage to the shoes!

Posted by BethyB | Report as abusive

Precisely, Shra. How can they possibly be expected to jog six or seven blocks in such inappropriate footwear.

I’ve always wondered how far a block is anyway? Is it some archaic american measurement, like poles and chains?

Posted by knit_nurse | Report as abusive

At least they are wearing normal looking clothes and look pretty attractive. As far as fashion shows go this one doesn’t look so bad.

Although there is one model practicing her western quick draw or something.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

I just love those stilletos… Totally inappropriate, of course… but tell me to stand in them and look pretty… well, i am sure I could manage the 1st bit… :)

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Blog Guy,

You come up with some of the greatest ideas! You might want to consider applying for a position in the modeling field, they could use talent like yours. Modeling takes itself way too seriously. :-)

ifly … the model in the second pane is pretending she’s hit!

Posted by justCAM | Report as abusive

Lol justCAM…a little play acting going on for our entertainment.

And yes you could Shra, yes you could ;)

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

My ankles are breaking as I’m looking at these poor girls running in those awesome shoes. Ouch.

Posted by sarabelle | Report as abusive

The model in the third picture – aka Quick Draw McGraw – has the weirdest looking hands and fingers I ever done seen.

Posted by Nosmo_King | Report as abusive

She has eight fingers and two thumbs, just like most of us non-cartoon figures. Her problem is she has one finger on one hand and seven fingers on the other.

Posted by Billl | Report as abusive

Yes Unca, that’s why you don’t let a woman who is wearing them kick you.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

a) model number two looks like a skull in a wind tunnel.
b) wow Mr B, you must go to some fancy car parks. Shiny floor-tastic !

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive

Skull in a wind tunnel…that’s classic! lol

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Oh and way to tease a money shot on the model in the pink dress there Mr. B.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

pinky pinky pinky ….. drrooooolll :D

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive

You were hinting on the 1st bit or the 2nd bit, Mr.Pilot?
And you were pretty right about stilletos… :P

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

The bit that you would look pretty hot wearing them ;) Still waiting for you to model ya know!

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

ooooooooooooooooooooooooo!!!!! Still waiting eh?
Anything stopping you from getting your butt here then, mister!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

An ocean. Yes, I know it’s trivial.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

You dont have to swim…. you are Mr.Pilot… you can always fly down….
but then, hey, if you dont wanna see red stilletos… who am I to say?

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

I thought you said we were gonna continue that on FB? Or did you mean talking about tees? :p

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Ooops… did I?

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Yup, I refer you to your last comment back on the “It’s semaphoric for euphoric?” blog.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Um… should I check? Maybe I shouldnt? Maybe I should take your word for it…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

You can check by all means. I would not kid around about that though.. stilettos, thigh highs, etc..all subjects I take very seriously :p

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

right… ;)

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

see ya on FB then ;)

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive