Monday, August 07, 2006

New levels of fashion insanity and inanity

Hot on the heels of my recent post about the fashion forecasting incompetency of one of our local mags, comes something I honestly never thought I'd see. It seems our fashion editors are now advocating, nay championing, the stockings and open-toed shoe look.

Has this not been one of the basic sins of getting dressed? I put this right up with wearing see through skirts and mixing brown and black. It's elementary. Yet we seem to be in the grip of a crazy epidemic in our fashion universe, one that advocates the wearing of thick roll necks under floaty summer dresses and, as you can see in the picture at left, pairing your white summer sandals with opaque black stockings. I can just see the headlines:

Double Duty: Make Your Summer Frocks Work Twice as Hard
Why Wait: Ideas to Make Those New Summer Sandals Winter Proof
New Look: Why Dressing Like a Homeless Grandma is Hot!

1 comment:

Dan said...

whats wrong with hot Grandma's?
Or grandpa's for that matter...