News, but not the serious kind
You got a light for a lady spy, Blog Guy?
Blog Guy, I may have the strangest fashion request ever.
I doubt that. I’ve heard it all.
We shall see. My friends and I are World War I spies, um, in the Balkans. Yeah, that’s right, the Balkans.
Wait a minute. That’s almost 100 years ago. How are you talking to me?
Is complicated. There is no time. Please, it is urgent. Where can we find 1914 fashions in your world today?
This is just too weird, lady. I’d say go to Paris, where the current Haute Couture show looks like it’s right up your spy alley.
Is too dangerous for us in Paris. We cannot go there. Please buy us some pretty dresses and shoes and take the night train to Sarajevo. We will meet you in the….
Stop. Time out. Listen. If you’re really back in World War I, then how do you even know to CALL it World War I? There was no World War II yet.
Oh. Crap. A lucky guess?
Okay, is this a bunch of my regular blog commenters, out to get free clothes for yourselves? Is THAT what this is about? I recall you’ve all been to France.
How nice, you remembered. But of course, that was the day the Germans marched into Paris.
Well, now you’re just quoting lines from Casablanca. This is pathetic. I mean, just sad, ladies….
Models present creations by French designer Jean-Paul Gaultier as part of his Haute-Couture Fall/Winter 2010-2011 fashion show in Paris July 7, 2010. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier