IUC Fashion: A list of 08 celebrity fashion faux-pas, cheaters, and overeaters
Some of this year’s miss-list includes:
Kim Kardashian: for mistakenly borrowing style-tips from mama Knowles and over-stimulating the world with an eyeful of bodacious ta-tas and a black-diamond rated rump.
Courtney Love: for sneaking into graveyards at night, digging up the dead and wrapping her body in their tattered, yellowing shrouds.
Mary-Kate Olsen: for making it to Heath Ledger’s apartment before the police got there, nabbing his leftover stash, ingesting, injecting, inhaling, and then going straight to Saks for her 2008 spree.
Amy Winehouse: for turning heroine chic into OMG that girl must reek.
Oprah Winfrey: for ‘yes I can-ing’ all the way to two-hundred pounds.
But what about celebrities who fly under the radar; who make fashion choices as if they were attending boarding school? Steve Jobs, one of the wealthiest men in the world, wears the same black turtle neck and jeans everyday. Jennifer Aniston has been wearing a closet full of little black dresses for years — no wonder she bores the pants out of her men.
Boredom is suffering — ask any of the great philosophers — and that is why Obama’s fashion- neutral reign will inevitably be a problem for the arena of vanity. Obama, lobbying for change, forever dressed in the proverbial gray flannel suit might get the economy back on track but at the same time will force the fashion police out of their jobs.
Obama needs to start making some mistakes so that the world does not lose its comedy – ala David Letterman’s tearful show just after 9/11. Fashion has its ways of solving problems; a simple pink shirt on the new Mr. President might even do the trick for 2009.
(IUC Fashion Correspondent Erin Hershberg)