Monday, September 6, 2010

fashion police

The other day, I left my house wearing this:

I park across a busy street from my office -- one of the busiest streets in town. As I was standing at the edge of the parking lot, waiting for traffic to clear, a car that was speeding by slowed to a crawl in front of me. It was stuffed full of people, and the driver rolled down his window. I swear he was Damien from Mean Girls.

But instead of shouting "You go Glen Coco!" or something equally awesome, he shook his finger at me, yelled, "UH UH girl! That is
not a good look for you" and drove off.

You know how 2 minutes after something like that happens, you think of all these great comebacks? I still haven't thought of one, although I did consider chasing him down to ask questions. Was it the skirt? Are you not into Toms wedges? Do you have any words of encouragement for Lindsay Lohan?

Sadly, I don't think I'll ever see old Damien again. But I'm collecting outfit advice in case I do-- and comebacks-- so help me out here.

And no, older woman in my office, "What do you know, f*ggot?!" is NOT a good comeback. Yikes.


  1. Oh my gosh! I'm truly a fashion disaster, but I totally think you looked cute!

  2. I would like to go on record and say that I think that outfit was really cute and I only wish I could pull it off as well as you. FYI no one in Shreveport and especially Bossier as any sense of style...including me.

  3. Ummm...I cannot believe that actually happened to you! How awful! I do not know why he said that, I think the outfit is cute and it looks great on you! How rude!!
    I'm awful at come-backs and would have just been standing there, shocked. (and probably would have secretly shed a tear or two)

  4. I'm in awe that people actually do that in real life. And I totally would've had the urge to chase them to the next stoplight/sign to ask why.

  5. Um, I think you look adorable. Who can find fault with that outfit?

    And what is WRONG with people?

  6. Thanks guys, don't worry, I wasn't too upset - I actually thought it was pretty funny, but I admit I did call Y and ask him what he thought of my outfit (like he had a choice of what to say).

    PS The amazing and hilarious Fug Girls (of gave their stamp of approval, so bizarro Damien can kiss my tribal print skirted booty:

    fuggirls @werejustdandy WHAT?! I think you look totally adorable in that. Clearly, that dude was blind! - J

  7. That outfit looks great on you! I can't believe someone would do that, so horrible!
    (ps - found your blog through our souvenir foto class)