New York Magazine Is Really Trying to Make Socks With Sandals Happen
Is this a trick? The generally fashionable New York magazine is attempting to promote something that we cannot abide: "Eight Killer Sock-and-Sandal Combos." And calling it a trendlet, for the love of God. Don't believe it. This is what happened with rompers, ladies! And coral lipstick! And ... shoulder pads!
via New York Magazine
It just takes one media outlet to jump on the bandwagon, and sooner or later, we're all confused and befuddled and brain-washed enough to think, Hey, maybe that looks kinda good. And then we go out wearing it, and some other poor impressionable fashion victim sees us, and so on. It's a slippery slope.
A few ground rules: If you look like a child, a tourist, or a spinster aunt, you do not look good (unless you are any of those things, in which case, sorry, you're workin' it!). Also, just because Zooey Deschanel wears something ... or Chloe Sevigny ... well, you get the point. If you don't, yet, this should help.
Guys, this goes for you, too -- socks + sandals = bad. If, come September, you see us in one of these get-ups, we'll eat our lime-green socks.
Unless, New York Mag ... you were kidding, right?