I’d like to thank my strap that didn’t break

March 22, 2010


Blog Guy, last year you had several posts about a supposed new fashion trend in which portions of a woman’s anatomy had to be covered up with her own hand, if you take my meaning.

fashion breast combo 180Did this ever catch on? Out here in Akron we haven’t seen too much of  it since you wrote about it, but it’s time for the missus to get a new dress, and she was wondering should she go that route?

Yes, it is starting to catch on, especially among celebrities, so tell your wife to be an Akron trend-setter.

You may have seen that actress Katherine Heigl wore one at an awards ceremony in Las Vegas a couple of days ago. It was quite stunning.

No, I missed that. How did it work out for her?

I won’t lie to you, there were some problems. I don’t think she had counted on getting a major award and having to go up to the stage to accept it.

Gosh. And what was the other problem?

I’m pretty sure she didn’t know the award was so heavy it would take both hands to carry it back to her seat.

Heigl’s wardrobe malfunction slideshow

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Top: Actress Katherine Heigl, ShoWest Female Star of the Year, holds up part of her dress after a strap broke as she came to accept her award during the ShoWest awards ceremony in Las Vegas, March 18, 2010. REUTERS/Steve Marcus

Middle: A model presents a creation by Ukrainian designer Andre Tan during fashion week in Kiev, March 13, 2009. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Bottom: A model displays a creation designed by Kimya Glasgow during Miami Fashion Week, March 19, 2009. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

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Hands. As annoying as those little white bars…

Posted by Dave_not_dave | Report as abusive

Wasnt Katherine a blond the last time we saw her?
But she is quite pretty… bet she caused a stir… when that strap broke… you shoulda seen the presenter’s look… couldnt believe his luck, I think…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

I second that Dave.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

More practical, but less interesting than the awful white bars.

Did you notice the smile/snicker in the model holding the award? She must have been green with envy!

Posted by justM | Report as abusive

She must be cursing her luck for not very a strappy dress… or a loose bustier….

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

And you just didn’t want to give THIS blog to me on weekend?? bad man :@

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive

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Posted by uberVU – social comments | Report as abusive

I sense the hand(s) of President Sarkosy involved in this one.

Posted by zeitgeist | Report as abusive

@unca: sorry :(

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive

Awwww group hug!!!



Posted by egeria | Report as abusive

Count me in! I am always in for a hug!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Can we invite Ms. Heigl to the group hug, please?

Posted by justM | Report as abusive

These would be the best dresses, hands down

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