Saturday

THE (HYPOTHERMIA) BLUES

I have had it up to HERE baby. Right up to where my itchy scarf is wrapped around my freezing neck. Is it summer yet? Is that an ice cream truck I hear? No… it's the zamboni. Because the street is an ice rink.

The very LEAST I can do to survive this frozen tundra formerly known as the United States (and not the Alaska part) is bundle up stylishly. But it can be tough to combine function and chic, as these designers prove. Below, the hypothermia hall of shame:

PRADA:
Are you kidding me with these Prada? Where are we going in this get-up - a Versailles reception à la the 17th century (plenty of exposed space for hand kissing)? Good thing blue flesh is a complimentary color to khaki.

FRENCH CONNECTION:
Is it a cape? Is it a coat? Is it made for women with short arms? Who wants to wear three quarter length sleeves in a snowstorm? Nobody, that's who. 

MILLY:
Another glove fail. Not only do they NOT KEEP HANDS WARM, which is the de facto purpose of gloves, but they look like nasty old tube socks mauled by a glue gun and some grosgrain. An Etsy disaster. That costs $135. Shame, Milly. Shame.
/Prada gloves, FC coat? cape?, Milly gloves/

9 comments:

Life is a Runway said...

I completely agree... I am so sick of this cold weather! I want to wear shorts and sun bathe! Hope you enjoy your week, and keep semi warm!

xxx B

Karena said...

Oh and we have more snow coming in tonight! Please save me!

Did you see the Busberry studded fingerless driving gloves? Oh dear!

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Karena
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Rene said...

Ha! I have a friend who used to say, "fashion is pain". Most of the time I would agree, but not when it is this cold (in the South). Cute post.

-Rene

P.S. I love this... said...

*Dies Laughing* "blue skin is complimentary"

Stay warm. =)

Tiffany from HOLIDAY said...

too funny! yes, spring - hurry it up, sister! love those prada gloves in the meantime, though.

EFT for Anxiety said...

I like the bonnet and gloves! They are pretty!

Kim@Chattafabulous said...

Oh, believe me we've had some bitterly cold weather in the south - and I'm not too proud to bundle up!

Splendid Sass said...

You are so funny, and I totally agree! No Coach girl would don themselves with such, haha!
Hope your week is wonderful.
Teresa
xoxo

Bromeliad said...

A fave winter impracticality of mine is the capelet, closely followed by the furry vest.

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