Monday

MODELS ARE JUST LIKE THE REST OF US

Every month, I grab the latest Vogue and Bazaar, and thumb through the spate of new fashion ads. There are ads that take my breath away, ads that intrigue me, and ads that leave me wondering... "what in the samhill is she doing in that picture?" Or "gee. That looks uncomfortable." It's true that fashion is other-worldly, i.e. not our world, so maybe we should just accept that models dwell in a rarified style garden, being clothed by famous design fairies, feeding on champagne dew drops, and prancing around in odd poses. But not me. I wanted to investigate, and see if models really live normal lives like we do. And they do! Well, not completely normal. But take a peek...
(Dolce and Gabbana)

(Gucci)

(Blumarine)

(Yves St. Laurent)

(Max Mara)

(Alberta Ferretti)


(Ekrelius)
(Miu Miu)
(Hermes)
IMAGES:  Dolce and Gabbana, Gucci, Bluemarine, Max Mara, Yves St. Laurent, Alberta Ferretti, Ekrelius, Miu Miu, Hermes.

20 comments:

Averill said...

Saw a Prada ad recently where models apparently forgot their pants (and underwear)...and were forced to use handbags to protect their privacy.

These things happen, I suppose.

Isabella & Max Rooms said...

Thanks for the laugh, which Averill added to! Janell

Sanity Fair said...

Averill. LOL - that made me laugh so hard. I found another ad similar to that, but refrained from posting it - I've got to keep things "family friendly"!

Kathysue said...

Very cute, love the images and you are right I don't think they are normal human beings at all. No one should have legs that long, they must be a super-race of people. Great post, Kathysue

Beach House Living said...

What a great twist on all those ads! Very funny.

the red bungalow said...

lol! Love your blog - it gave me a good laugh. I just found your blog and I think I MUST be your newest follower. :)

Bre @ http://theredbungalow.blogspot.com

Bromeliad said...

Models cook in leopard lingerie.

The Zhush said...

Hilarious! Love the obstacles one especially...too funny!

Christy said...

So funny! And so glad I caught this post. That last picture makes me drool over the scarves, truth be told.

Christy said...

So funny! And so glad I caught this post. That last picture makes me drool over the scarves, truth be told.

Debra Phillips said...

great take on the "unattainable" well, for us mere mortals that is!

enjoyed the laugh

debra

Privet and Holly said...

Strolled on over from La Dolfina's place and glad I did. Fun change of pace to read about FASHION, and, in such a FUN way! Looking forward to more visits.... xx P&H

ticklishfromadistance said...

Hahahhaha. Good laugh!

Alicia said...

Too funny. I wonder how old the Miu Miu ad is..Chloe Sevigny looks so young!!!

VogueOntheRange said...

Ohhh too much fun! Love your sense of humor... now I have a new activity (obsession) while flipping pages!

Paris Hotel Boutique said...

Just wanted to stop by (can't find your email) and thank you for the most lovely comment on my post about my great grandfather's work. It was very touching!!! And, great funny post here!

little augury said...

but does Madonna really do the dishes-maybe Madge does them & really being the cynic about that industry and the detriment it causes to young women's mind body (oh yes and old gals too) should we add-eat?, smoke?, suck thumbs?

Down and Out Chic said...

i know this is besides the point, but how cute is chloe sevigny's hair is that picture???

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