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Knitty surprise (xpost LJ/DW)

I like this sweater, but gosh does it look wrong to me on top of black and white stripes. http://knitty.com/ISSUEspring09/PATTradiate.php

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sparkymonster
Apr. 22nd, 2009 08:28 pm (UTC)
Yeah that styling makes NO SENSE
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kightp
Apr. 22nd, 2009 09:56 pm (UTC)
I think they were trying for "young and trendy," but they wound up with "maybe your mother should still be dressing you." Not to mention that the camera angle (I hope it's the camera angle) makes her head appear to be way outsized for her body...
starcat_jewel
Apr. 22nd, 2009 10:33 pm (UTC)
Classic attempt to mix styles that fails completely. The sweater is pastel eyelet, both the wrong color and too dressy to go over a casual bold-striped top. It might have worked with a plain white top, but this has a definite "I dressed in the dark" look to it.
nolly
Apr. 22nd, 2009 10:42 pm (UTC)
Yeah, because of the awful photography, I can't decide if I like the top or not.
firecat
Apr. 23rd, 2009 01:30 am (UTC)
I decided I liked it after seeing the photo where it's on a hanger. "Like it" = "I think that shape of garment would look good on me/be easy for me to alter to fit my shape."
tedesson
Apr. 23rd, 2009 01:30 pm (UTC)
The angry baby in that issue cracked me up. I started imagining their whole life people thought they were mad, when they looked pissed off, while actually being sublimely happy.
firecat
Apr. 23rd, 2009 06:00 pm (UTC)
I missed those pix the first time around. Ha!

I kind of resemble that. Not that I'm sublimely happy, but I'm usually neutral and my face relaxes into an expression a lot of people read as "pissed off."
astralplane
Apr. 23rd, 2009 01:52 pm (UTC)
Yah, when I saw that sweater, I thought "hey, it looks kind of cute...but what the hell is with that terrible checkered thing?" It's such a strange pairing...
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