Wednesday, July 27, 2011

mad men clothes line at banana republic...

hmmmm... can't decide if this is just 'vintage inspired' overpriced crap, or maybe it will be really cool. Anyways it will give me a reason to go into banana republic for the first time in 5 years! Also, why are these models so damn skinny? Get a real person to wear these so you know what it looks like on a full grown man, and a curvy real woman. Jeez. Maybe their sizes don't go above X-Small.
http://www.stylebistro.com/Fashion+Forum/articles/qujwqZ7YSoE/Banana+Republic+launch+Mad+Men+Collection

5 comments:

  1. Especially ironic when you look back at the movie stars in the 50s. Waif-thin was not considered attractive back then. The advent of Twiggy Lawson-skinny models in 1966 changed the fashion world and the way many women with "real" figures feel about themselves. I'm not sure it was a change for the better.

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  2. I think they are so skinny because they spent all of their money on overpriced clothes from Banana Republic that they cannot afford to buy groceries. *hahahehe*
    If people want the Mad Men look they should go to a few thrift stores and put some actual vintage clothing items together to make a outfit. Its way cheaper and you can even afford some lunch after. =D

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  3. The one dress I liked was the one with pockets where the girl is fluffing it up with her hands. I think the men's stuff is pretty swanky though. I don't have pockets deep enough for BR but I'll keep on thrifting for the real things :-)

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  4. Hello! I stumbled on this site & am loving it! Great job. So I'm going to jump on in & say I concur with all about the pathetic skeletel vision of designers when most of the population is NOT! But I have to say I'm LOVING this line. It is absolutely elegant & exciting and I would absolutely lose the extra lbs. I'm carrying around right now (which is way more than I should be packing!) to wear them & look great in them. Hm, this could be a goal! Thanks for showing this - and all the other great stuff on your site. ~Vickie in Calif~

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  5. BTW Keith, here is another blog site I think you might like. I enjoy it a lot - www.hepcatrestorations.com. It's not a business or selling site (although he does offer a few things he's ready to pass along) but a really fun and informational blog. Check it out if you're so inclined.

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