Picture of the Day

These photos are from an Alberta Ferretti photo shoot in 2007.  Alberta is an Italian fashion designer who produced her first collection in 1973.  Ferretti is known for her designs featuring twisting, tucking, and draping techniques.  To learn more about her, visit the Wikipedia entry.

“Double your pleasure, double your fun.”

Alberta Ferretti fall 2007 1“Well, shouldn’t we get going?”  “I don’t know.  Let’s just sit a while.”  “OK.” Continue reading

Picture of the Day

Nomoto Karia as Karly

In Japan, there is a pop singer by the name of Nomoto Karia.  Back in the summer of 2004, she released an album entitled “Karly”.  The artwork for the CD consisted of photos of her, dressed only in a selection of colorful tights.  The album was popular in Japan but remains mostly unknown in the USA and Europe.

Karly CD

On the inside of the CD booklet, there are several shots of her wearing tights, looking cute while sitting inside a white box.

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Tights are not pants, part II

I hope everyone got a good laugh out of my previous post about “tights are not pants“.  There was more material available, but I figured it best to save it for a part II.  And so without further delay, here you go:

Tights are not pants - stop the madness!
Indeed, help stop the madness!  :-)  [photo courtesy of Use A Mirror]

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Picture of the Day — Stripes!

Ever seen one of those horizontally black striped tights?  The material shows black interleaved with a selected color, often something bright like yellow, red, pink, blue, purple, or white.  They’re usually worn with costumes and comical outfits, but once in a while for fun fashion.

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striped tights red-black

I doubt you’d ever see a woman wearing these at a conservative place of business!  But, there are some horizontally striped tights that actually look really great.  Stay tuned for an upcoming retrospective.