Friday, July 4, 2008

Fight the Frump! Dress your age!

OK, so I get that some of you ladies are still sporting the body of a 24 year old (or maybe you ARE 24) and I give you MAJOR props for that. However, most of us have found that after a pregnancy or three (or five) things just aren't where they used to be.



Please! I think I would give my first born to look like either of them. I'm just KIDDING - don't send the hate mail.

Now, just the other day we were out and about and I witnessed some major fashion DON'Ts from some of my fellow South Florida ladies. I tried to get a picture for y'all... but I just couldn't do it without possibly being involved in a hair pulling cat fight and I don't do that in front of the kids.

The woman in question was wearing an outfit similar to this one:
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Complete with lots of bling and nails that could scrape your eyes out in no time. Except this woman was not sporting the body of an 18 year old. Or a 24 year old. Or even an active 32 year old.

And hey, I'm not here to knock ladies who don't feel like spending four hours a day at the gym. I just think they should stay away from pants that have writing on the butt.

While we're on the subject, if you weren't blessed with the body of a teenage starlet, low rise jeans should be avoided at all costs. Avoid the muffin top and hide the tramp stamp you got that drunken evening in college.

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Decent clothing CAN be found and you don't have to spend a ton of cash to do it. If the mall is too pricey, check out Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Stein Mart, or any outlet mall. You might have to take a drive, but TRUST ME, you'll thank yourself later.

So here's a classic fight the frump photo montage. I'm totally copying Mrs. Fussypants on this one. ;)

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10 comments:

It All Started With a Kiss said...[Reply to comment]

Haha - great video! It's funny in such a painful way.

Shirley said...[Reply to comment]

HAHA! So true!

sarah said...[Reply to comment]

Oh I love to people watch for this exact reason! It kills me and yet I CANNOT look away!

Valarie said...[Reply to comment]

funny funny video!!!

That one with the tattoo, is way scary. :[

Abbreviated said...[Reply to comment]

Wonder if these people ever find themselves featured on the net ?

"That's MY butt crack !"

Darla @ UltraBeautyBoutique said...[Reply to comment]

LOL@Abbreviated's comment - that's what I always wonder too!

Jason said...[Reply to comment]

AMEN!

mah-meeee said...[Reply to comment]

great post spaz! good thing i don't own those ... well at least not anymore. :)

Big Hair Envy said...[Reply to comment]

I thought that muffin tops and tramp stamps were an outfit!!! heehee! GROSS!

Michelle@Life with Three said...[Reply to comment]

Amen to that! I draw the line when people start using their derriere as a billboard. That is just wrong, on so many levels.