FASHIONis a strange world.
Women and Men pay hundreds of dollars for jeans that look like they’ve been
torn apart – because they
have been. (Image – ripped jeans – “Lean on in Baby”)
Clothes are modeled by women that have bodes that don’t look at all like the bodies of most women – often the women are 6 feet or taller, and extremely thin. Everyone takes it for granted that this is what a model should look like, but why? Any why are these Amazonian women, often really girls, looking so serious as they strut the runway? Fashion is fun, right? You’re young, and healthy, and beautiful – maybe you could smile? (Yes, You Can be Too Skinny)
While female models don’t look anything like most women, male models are usually just better looking, more fit, but otherwise normal looking men. Except that you will often see a boyish looking 19 year modeling a suit that is really meant for 50 year old investment bankers. (Why Do Designers Put Boys in Men's Clothing?)
Lifestyle and Fashion News
Models In Wheelchairs Took Over Moscow Fashion Week And It Was Gorgeous
Mar 28, 2017
Moscow Fashion Week is rolling along quite well, literally. On Thursday, models using wheelchairs hit the runway for the NP Open World collection show at the GostinyRead More »
Is This Store The Best-Kept Secret In Fashion?
Mar 21, 2017
A shopper browsing at a branch of United Apparel Liquidators, an off-price retailer in the South. Those looking for high-end designer wear can find big markdowns.Read More »
New Documentary Captures The Elusive Azzedine Alaïa
Mar 14, 2017
Azzedine Alaïa, a respected and influential designer, is the subject of a new documentary.Read More »
The Double Life Of Balenciaga
Mar 7, 2017
Sunday morning, in a 53,820-square-foot concrete basement exhibition space carpeted in a sea of gray striped with slanted logos, Balenciaga held its women’s wear show.Read More »
AND Lookin’ Sharp!
but it’s not for everyone
PLEASE DON’T DO THAT AGAIN!