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BAD FASHION: 80 FASHION DISASTERS YOU SWORE YOU NEVER WORE!
Fashion is a fickle friend. One moment we're dressed in a velour jumpsuit, showing off our new perm to the world, the next we're contemplating burning our house down to get rid of the photographic evidence! But there's no need to blame ourselves for these lapses in style and judgment, when we can blame fashion. In this anti-style bible, 80 of the very worst fashion trends ...more
Hardcover, 96 pages
Published September 25th 2005 by Barnes & Noble Books
(first published 2005)
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A friend loaned me this little book and I found it amusing for about ten minutes. The author says she doesn't mean to sit in judgment about fashion, but then she goes ahead and does. The fashions in question start in the 1960s and go up to about 2005, both men's and women's fashion trends. Things that made her decide to include a look? Pretentiousness, a sense of being out of place, impractical styles, things that just plain made people look silly or ugly, garish looks, high maintenance hair, ...more
Heh. Seeing what men wore in the eighties made me glad that I spent most of the decade so broke that I had to buy my clothes at the Goodwill. I shudder to think what I might have willingly placed no my body at that tender age if I'd had the money to buy the stuff.