Yeah baby, I used to be famous!

February 8, 2011

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Psssssssssst! Blog Guy, it’s me!

elephant man japan 180Wally? My old roommate from the Witness Protection Program?

No, you dimwit, I’m The Elephant Man! I was famous when my movie came out, back in 1980, and I’d like some of your fashion advice. I want to start hitting the singles bar scene, but I need a hip wardrobe.

Ah, that empty oat bag over your head and the stupid floppy cap aren’t making it any more, huh?

You know, Blog Guy, I am not an animal! I am a human being!

Yeah, yeah, save it for the chicks at the bar, okay? I suggest you check out this outfit from a recent international fashion show. Gold lamé, fancy eye slits…

SPAIN/That’s perfect! It will bring out my best features!

Exactly. And, if there ever is a MRS. Elephant Man, here on the left is a little number for her, too.

Great! I’m heading over there now to grab everything I can!

Be sure to take your trunk.

Now that was just a cruel thing to say, Blog Guy…

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A model presents a creation from Alexandre Herchcovitch’s collection during Sao Paulo Fashion week Winter 2011 in Sao Paulo, February 2, 2011. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

A model presents a creation from Schipper/Argues collection at the 080 Barcelona Fashion show February 2, 2011. REUTERS/Albert Gea

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Before I became permanently blind after seeing that gold lame cover-ur-face-upper, I would have liked to know what that second pic is about…

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Spin: first photo really does look like a snakeskin covered gas mask. It’s ruining the nice foil/space blanket jacket look.

Second photo: the model’s mom is in the first row telling the woman next to her “She has such a pretty face if she’d just pull her hair back out of her eyes.”

Posted by Onedoor | Report as abusive

The model in the bottom pic, that’s a dude! Look at his shoulder and bicep tone. I mean he’s not the dudeliest of dudes, but it’s a dude. So is the model in the top pic. The dude on the poster though is a chick.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Ouch! That second model looks like her life-preserver is giving her a serious neck wedgie.

Why is it when I look at the first one I keep thinking of Ned kelly?

Posted by Nosmo_King | Report as abusive

That’s my sister????

Posted by justCAM | Report as abusive

They. Are. All. Dudes.

This one is a dude..
http://blogs.reuters.com/oddly-enough/20 11/01/26/the-warm-buttery-gooey-diet/

Only dude deers have antlers..
http://blogs.reuters.com/oddly-enough/20 10/12/09/yeah-it-makes-your-butt-look-bi g-worst-womens-fashions-of-the-year/

Hulga is dudelier than a lot of dudes..
http://blogs.reuters.com/oddly-enough/20 10/10/21/remember-the-name-hulga-fekrat/

Unca seems to think the one is pink is a dude which I am more inclined to agree with these days since she/he did in fact marry a chic..
http://blogs.reuters.com/oddly-enough/20 10/03/26/why-are-these-bikini-models-rom ping/

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Mr B, do you see what gender-identity confusion you’ve unleashed among your readers? When we can’t even see if the models are wearing lipstick, how can we possibly tell dudes from dudettes? I mean, it’s not like we can come close and smell perfume or anything. It would be only sportsmanlike of you to give a hint.

Posted by ladylala | Report as abusive

MJ…

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive

Bottom pic reminded me of the Juggernaut from X-Men… must be related!

Posted by Malteser | Report as abusive

I think some here might like those outfits today and tonight: Wind chills of -15 Fahrenheit today and -25 tonight. I’m glad I like cold weather.

Posted by DoctorDoll | Report as abusive

@fwd: Yep. Prince, too. More eyeliner than I ever wear!

@Doc: That is beyond cold, or in this case, below cold.

Posted by Onedoor | Report as abusive

@ Spin: Your cruel taunts can’t hurt me; I’m under Unca’s “Protection Thingy”.

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