Oddly Enough Blog

Runway twist new grist for the wrist

March 24, 2008

cubes-crop-160.jpgWell, the fashion industry says these clear cube bracelets will be huge this summer, but I don’t think so. Here are some problems I see:

Proposing marriage is not an outdoor sport

March 14, 2008

This guy decides to ask his girlfriend to marry him, so how does he do it?

    He gives her a $12,000 ring at home, with a cozy fire in the fireplace and a bottle of champagne chilling? He gives her a $12,000 ring at their favorite restaurant, over a perfect creme brulee? He puts a $12,000 ring in a helium balloon and takes it outside to hand it to her on a windy day?

Maybe you see where this is going. The balloon was last spotted drifting high over London.

Bling bling isn’t a panda, you know…

March 3, 2008

mr-t-120.jpgMemo to fashion show staff:

I am happy to announce we’ve secured the services of Mr. T, of “Rocky” and “A-Team” fame, to be  jewelry consultant for this show.  

Put on your “glad” rags!

February 20, 2008

fashion-bracelet-180.jpgSalutations, Blog Guy – My husband is a gladiator. It’s a living. Us “glad wives” are expected to show up and cheer, but I need accessories. I want edgy stuff that sort of says, “My husband left his trident in your husband.”

Pouting bikini models behind bars…

January 17, 2008

“Connie, we have a huge problem. Some of the models are complaining that our outfits are too stupid-looking to wear in the fashion show. One of them said you want her to go out in a bikini, patterned stockings, boots, gloves, a jewelled purse and necklace. That does sound kind of lame to me…

Don’t wear the bracelet on your neck, honey…

December 7, 2007

necklace-300.jpgBlog Guy, I want to get my wife  something nice for Christmas.  Do you have tips on jewelry and clothes?

Who sang Funkytown? Who sang Funkytown? Who…

November 28, 2007

pickup-200.jpgThis dude wrote a book about picking up women. He says he was named “world’s greatest pickup artist” for three years. I never won that title, and didn’t even know there was a contest. But the thing is, this expert’s advice just sounds funny.

Me? I thought YOU told her about bracelets!

September 24, 2007

This professional fashion model… apparently skipped the class called “Jewelry: What Goes Where?” is not who you want to take as your date to a corn-on-the-cob restaurant was named the Best ZZ Top Female Tribute Artist for four straight years should plan on serious delays in getting through airport security

In case you think this photo is just a novelty fluke, take a look at the slideshow:

Introducing the waist-necklace?

September 19, 2007

Once again the fashion industry takes a turn for the practical, offering up this outfit perfectly suited for a wide range of occasions, whether you’re representing deadbeats in tax court, walking your ferret, flying in your gyrocopter, or just enjoying an evening of miniature golf.

This award is the icing on the carat cake…

January 26, 2007

As Marilyn Monroe put it so well in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, upon seeing her first tiara, ”I just LOVE finding new places to wear diamonds.”