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Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Against All Reason



This February, kids are wearing shorts instead of coats to school!

Yes, you read that right.  The latest trend is defying reason for popularity.  Just last Sunday (when it was zero degrees outside) I saw a girl in shorts and a tee shirt coming out of Church with her mother who was all bundled up against the cold.  Now putting the whole modesty issue aside, and the whole courtesy issue aside, this is just ridiculous and absurd!  Something that a two year old might want to do.

And that is just the point.  Fashion has slowly but surely strayed from its inherent functions of identity, modesty, and protection from the elements, to become a subjective expression that goes against all reason.

Read more here:
http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2014-03-08/news/ct-shorts-in-winter-met-20140308_1_shorts-barrington-middle-school-weather

2 comments:

  1. I did the same 30 years ago. Teenagers are crazy.

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