Thursday, July 13, 2006
Stylin' and Profilin' -- Dressin' the Movies
Here in Central Florida, the billboards for the theme parks encourage you to "Ride the Movies." Now I wonder if we aren't "Dressing the Movies." Exhibit A, for today, is the blouse and jacket that appears on the cover of the most recent Victoria's Secret catalog. (The clothing catalog, not the lingerie catalog -- get your mind out of the gutter! Though I do get the lingerie catalog, too -- I don't know why. I think I get every catalog that's published.) Here it is:
I call this style "Pirates of the Caribbean meets 1776." I mean, really, don't you think that if Abigail Adams had dumped old John and run off to swashbuckle on the high seas, she would have looked fetching in this?