Tag Archives: Fashion

Burberry Boss Retires age 46 – Took Brand From Trashy to Trendy

Posted on November 25, 2017

Christopher Bailey rescued Burberry from the “Chavs”. The Oxford English Dictionary defines a Chav as a “a young lower-class person who displays brash and loutish behaviour (English spelling) and wears real or imitation designer clothes.” These were the types of people who came to love the historically stodgy English brand in the 1990s. They wore Continue Reading »

Pretty Girls Pretending Chicago is Paris

Posted on August 20, 2017

These beautiful fashion models are really Iowa City high school students shooting their senior pictures at Water Tower Park, Chicago. Some are wearing berets to suggest a French theme. The ravishing beauties reverted to giggly little girls when they realized they were going to ride in a horse drawn carriage. We talked to the mom Continue Reading »

This is Not a Hobo Bag

Posted on July 31, 2015

This gentleman is carrying his worldly belongings in a bag attached to a stick slung over his shoulder. In the old days, he would have been called a hobo and his bag would be a hobo bag. But times have changed and now a hobo bag looks like this beautiful Coach Legacy Red Leather Bucket Continue Reading »