Monday, April 26, 2010

Not Gonna Happen (See Jane Deny)

Not all trends are treated equally.  I am a firm believer that no person can pull off all trends.  Remember the harem pant fad last year?  It continues to linger and (luckily) has more wearable versions available, but I still have a hard time swallowing the trend as a whole.  In spite of that, I am also a firm believer of the mantra 'if it works for you, go for it.'

May God strike me down if you see me wearing the following:

High-Heeled Clogs

*Chanel Clogs, photo courtesy of dailymail.co.uk

God won't actually need to strike me down if you see me wearing the clog-mule hybrid shoe because I'll most likely fall and break my neck on my own.  I've never really been able to walk in high-heeled mules in the first place and considering what I'm seeing this season, I'll be avoiding these for my own safety.  Plus, I have bad memories of clogs from middle school--don't you?

Foreheadbands

*photo courtesy of people.com

I get it.  You're a nouveau hippie/boho/roaring 20s flapper who feels naked without fringe and your foreheadband.  These headbands been pretty popular the past couple years and don't seem to be losing steam.  I'm no hater--I just know that I look completely ridiculous in them.  But seriously, I thought the boho-chic thing already came and went back in 2005?  I'm pretty sure the above picture is from then.

Denim Shoes

 *Stuart Weitzman Airforce at nordstrom.com

I love denim but believe it should be kept below the neck and above the ankles; therefore, I don't condone denim shoes (or hats, for that matter).  This is one trend I'm definitely passing up.  Can you imagine if these shoes got wet?  Nothing's worse than damp jeans...

What trends are you passing over?

5 comments

Cara said...

I love this post, talking about trends. Those mules I could also never do. Unfortunately for me, (I really like that headband over the hair look) I just can't pull that one off. And denim shoes? UGH. Gross.

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Anna Jane said...

Hi Cara -

I'm probably just bitter that foreheadbands look totally stupid on me. :) I do think that they look cute on other people though!

Cheers,
Anna Jane

lillian375 said...

I am passing on the denim and denim fad that 2 people I know and trust are telling me is OK to wear. I will NEVER sport the canadian tux......

A♥ said...

i wish i could pull off the headband look...sadly i would just look plain silly =(

lovely blog!

myblissisthisway

this free bird said...

i just have to say the comment on wet denim shoes/nothing's worse than damp jeans near the bottom...it made me laugh out loud after a tough few weeks. i'm still chuckling 5 minutes later. thanks!

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