because this sure as shootin’ aint!
07 Feb 2011 2 Comments
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And adopted a cunning disguise during his Bank Hold Up spree.
05 Feb 2011 2 Comments
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Today’s item *may* be a bikini, in the same way that I *may* be considered a chef.
The rampant nature of crochet has seen it spread into swimwear,
to the point some starlets have become confused about the place of the pineapple swimsuit
and taken it out for the evening.
I don’t know who Blu Cantrell is, but she appears to be trying to get some exposure here.
In the chain (get it??) of crocheted poolside wear, comes something purporting to be a
(and I’m being careful, unless the Unnecessary Quotation Marks people come to get me)
and we end up with something that I can only loosely describe as a nipple tether.
I’m not a member of the Breastapo, but…. hrm.
And I am really hoping there’s some motif applicated to the bottom half and that the model isn’t that in need of planned maintenance.
04 Feb 2011 2 Comments
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Terrify them! or How to get your Model to pose for a shoot when it’s all Fug.
The response I’ve always had to those who complain about the writing of a snark blog is that “No-one has a gun to your head, forcing you to read it.”
True – look around, see? No masked crocheter holding a .45 to your head threatening to redecorate the wall in an interesting new colour called “Hint of Brain”.
You no like, you can go up to the left to the back button or up to the right to the search window and… look for something else.
If you’re a model and you’ve been presented with something less than stellar to wear perhaps the circumstances maybe different, depending on how much you need the next pair of Christin Louboutins.
What technique this photographer used – not sure but I’m intrigued as to what made this the best that the art director had to use…
I love the Russian crochet patterns as much as the next deranged wool-pig, but…..
the belt that looks like you’ve been eviscerated… not so much.
03 Feb 2011 3 Comments
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I can see it as being a great idea, to open new lines of communication, bring you both closer together, and eventually: rediscover each other,
Some hobbies aren’t meant to be shared. Or Mixed.
Crochet and the Art of Skoda Maintenance?
Mr Clarkson, Hammo and Captain Slow would be p’ing themselves right now….
Or making a racist joke about another country which is guaranteed to get them on the front pages around the world.
02 Feb 2011 4 Comments
in Children, Clothing Designs for Women, Crochet, Crochet Designs Tags: cate blanchett, Crochet, crochet designs, crochet patterns, crocheting, designer collections, fashion designers, funnies, high fashion, humour, lord of the rings, the matrix, ugly crochet, vintage crochet, weird crochet, What Not To Crochet
Do you remember – when she, that alabaster skinned Goddess of the screen, Cate Blanchett, shocked us all by wearing THAT dress – that monstrosity of Granny Squares?
In my wild What Not to Crochet days.. it heralded a rush of nausea and comments from around the world wondering whose couch she’d ripped that from??
No – none of us could believe it.. Neither by the looks of it can Sam Neill aka Agent Smith of The Matrix. Maybe he can’t classify the species…. and he’s recognised that Granny Squares are a a virus. Granny Squares are a disease, a cancer of Crochet…
But in our quest to bring to you the Fug in the World of Weird Crochet, Revelation dawned – We had seen this before.
Yes – I had picked this as being worse than being Naked in a crowd….
Romance was born, in their 2009 Show decided to be… erm, revolutionary in crochet.
What was of more concern was that another designer – Paul Smith did The Dress AGAIN… and… it seems trendy slings for those with fractured forearms. Noting the carpal tunnel damaging nature of excessive crochet.. maybe there is some practicality here….
But there is still no excuse (or originality !) here
But true to historical and fashionical trends, where one designer introduces something revolutionary, then others pick it up and crochet appears in the collections of eight different designers and then it filters down through the department stores and trickles on down into some dump bin….
And… if you have a burning desire to look like Cate Blanchett in some small way (and you can’t afford the $300 a pop SK-II product range) We now have the solution….
I weep for the future…..
01 Feb 2011 3 Comments
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Maybe this photographer hasn’t learnt the magic trick
Or that hat is freakin’ the baby out as much as it is me.