From the design house to the outhouse…

January 13, 2011

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Lamar, now that our fashion show is underway, please tell me you managed to keep costs down. I hope you didn’t throw away a lot of money on extravagances and luxury doodads.

porta fashion 240We’re on the same page, Boss. I didn’t even rent an expensive backstage dressing room this time. Look out there, our models will just change outfits onstage.

What? In front of the audience? Who wants to see that?

Not to worry, Boss, I rented five Porta-Johns as on-stage changing rooms. They were dirt cheap, though I did have to pay a little for permission to dig holes in the stage.

Yikes! I hope you know what  you’re doing, Lamar. Speaking of which, where’s our men’s room? It’s time for my daily constitutional, and I’ve got my sports section right here.

No problem, boss. I believe Dressing Room 101 is free for about 45 seconds. Try not to let the audience hear what  you’re doing…

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Models present creations from Filhas de Gaia’s collection during the Fashion Rio winter 2011 in Rio de Janeiro, January, 11, 2011. REUTERS/Bruno Domingos

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This sounds like something right up.. i mean, down.. Eugene “Toilethead” Johnson’s alley!
Sorry, I am not much into toilet humour…

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In Rio but they are doing their best to learn how to dress in layers. A sheer dress, leg warmers and…

…are those sock garters or bands of electrical tape under the knees of some of them? And the ones without the electrical tape seem to be carrying whips!

I think I will continue to be unfashionable. Also unfathomable.

One doughnut please, and hold the sprinkles!

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Oops, at least two of them clogged their respective drains as evident from the pipe snakes they are carrying.

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Pipe snakes aka Rural Pit Vipers.

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@Ifly: Someone likes opening drains, I see 😉

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“I keep trying to leave…but every door I go through leads me right back to this stage!”

I’m not sure PETM (People for the Ethical Treatment of Models) is going to be happy about that setup….

Posted by justK | Report as abusive

Uh oh. Looks like someone stole their fashion show idea from the movie Monsters Inc

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@Spin: Something’s amiss alright. The numbers on the doors make no sense: 304, 202, l01. I hate when I start the day all confused.

Posted by ladylala | Report as abusive

You mean there’s a different way to start the day?

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

I prefer waking up confused. It lets me know I’m not dreaming…

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@ladylala: I think the numbers represent their level… like for College classes… Modeling 101, 202, 304, etc… the higher the number, the more advanced a model they are

Posted by DKuntz | Report as abusive

I loved Monsters Inc.!

Wandering about in one of those outfits could be a nightmare.

I generally wake up and then spend the day confused…

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Incidentally, my Tarot had this to say about me today…
Oh wait, silly me. This has nothing at all to do with this blog, so I shall share it on Facebook, instead.

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Those are whips? I thought the scrawny model ladies needed walking sticks to hold themselves up…

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Yeah, thats sounds like probable cause, CG…

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