Post Malone, rapper and recorder sells out his newly minted line of Croc shoes.
Remember that puffer coat you wore in middle school that made you look like a walking hand grenade? But you were warm and cozy walking three miles back and forth to school ... in the snow ... uphill ... both ways.
This coat was everything a young girl (and budding fashionista) could ask for in winter protection. Flexible, thick, durable, and best of all cheap. Really, what more could you ask for. Standard fair for a all around greatest and warmest thing on planet earth was $50. And at Burlington you could catch them for $39. (Burlington Coat Factory, $40 dollar Puffer Coat)
‘In difficult times, fashion is always outrageous.’ —Elsa Schiaparelli
You can find fantastic jackets from Zips or the Mara Stone Puffer Jacket for under $80!
Those were the days of rational thinking. Before the days of North Face throws up their WOMEN'S GOTHAM PARKA II for a mere $250 a pop.
Then Tahari Mia Long, Vince Camuto , and even Lauren Ralph. Lauren breaks through the $300 dollar ceiling and the sky’s the limit. And a special mention to Sam Isabel Oversized Puffer Jacket for $400, (Intermixonline $400 Puffer Coat) You’ll have to see it for yourself.
This is where rational thought is replaced by thin slices of spam. No, not the smooth texture of fried baloney, but the chunky salty, spicy meaty flavored spam heralded by Monty Python and thousands of frat boys in north western Virginia.
Barney’s is offering one 1 MONCLER PIERPAOLO PICCIOLI, Lucrezia Down-Quilted Puffer Cape for a mere $3,565. I kid you not, (Barney's Moncler Pierpaolo Piccioli, #3,565 Puffer Cape) But the pain doesn’t stop there.
$2,710 can buy you 1 MONCLER PIERPAOLO PICCIOLI
Down-Quilted Long Puffer Dress. What every girl needs to tackle the river rafting trip down the Rio Grande.
I completely understand fashion loyalty and brand awards that compel irrational thinking, but com’on we can do better than celebrate fashions that make us look like extras in the Handmaiden’s Tale, or pawn pieces on a chess board?
“On the occasions when disposal of products is necessary, we do so in a responsible manner and we continue to seek ways to reduce and revalue our waste,” the company spokesperson said.
A stylish person is someone who has a bold sense of fashion, like a queen with flowing robes and gowns, or your friend who always wears the best-looking jeans. Stylish can describe polite and elegant manners, or it can describe dressing with the current fashion trends, like you walked off the pages of a magazine. (Source, https://www.vocabulary.com/dictionary/stylish)
But seriously, how do these ladies shake anyone’s hands. They walk around flapping their forearms like a T-Rex with a very bad itch on their nose. This is how Rome fell. You think the tunic was practical for all occasions?
Don’t fall into the fashion trap that thinks that anything a Kardashian wears is good for you. Wear what you want, be sure it’s something you want to wear.
‘I like my money right where I can see it: hanging in my closet.’ – Carrie Bradshaw
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