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Mirror Mirror…

It’s that time again when the weather turns hot and the fashion police take a holiday. Don’t know the reason but how attractive does it look to appear in a blouse that’s two sizes two small? But, as I stated last week, I’m not going to criticize young men who wear their pants low, so perhaps, I should take the same approach to women’s fashion. It’s know-bodies business what we’ve squeezed into with the expectations of looking good.

To be fair, as we age we gain weight, what looked good last season might not be as appealing (hot) especially if it gives the appearance of a person suffering extreme discomfort as they’re consumed by bad fashion sense. If you are no longer a petite size stop buying blouses from that store.

The lack of fashion sense is not just confined to women. How many men do you know that are over 50 with two earrings? Don’t get me wrong a young man looks trendy with gold bangles dangling from both ear lobes. But a 50+ year old man with two big hoops on his ears looks like a film extra in Pirates of the Caribbean, as Popeye would say, “Well blow me down!” and “shiver me timbers.”

There was a time when parents exercised caution when buying their “tween” children clothes, now moms smile in the Walmart clothing aisle as they shop with their children looking at the latest style, such as shorts with messages on the butt.

Why would a parent buy a little girl Daisy Dukes that say, “Bootylicious?” I don’t know, I’m just sayin’. If you dress your child like a “prostitot” don’t be surprised when some old geezer follows them to the bus stop.

I know it’s hot outside but remember,” no shoes, no shirt, no service,” like loud music no one wants to see your sagging middle-age gut, cover that shiz up! I’ve seen a lot of fat back, enough to season tons collard greens.

That goes for both men and women.

Have you noticed that in many lotto lines the people are wearing rundown, rolled over pieces of material once called a shoe. I’ve taken a survey, it’s not scientific but next time you’re in a convenience/ lotto store look at the shoes. People are literally taking their shoe money and spending it on a dollar and a dream.

In concluding my annual state of the fashion mess address, “everyone has this glass thing that hangs on the wall in many homes. Some even have them mounted on ceilings, It’s called a mirror, use it.”

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