Sunday, May 20, 2007

The Miniskirt Panacea

Yesterday I Googled "denim miniskirt" to make sure my character wouldn't be committing a major fashion faux pas by wearing one, and I came across a Thai site extolling the virtues of the garment for one and all.

Oddly enough, the page is entitled, "Mini Skirt: over-rated or not? Can all girls wear mini skirts?"

Answer: yes. Fat, skinny, old, young, sun-loving, sun-phobic--they all look good. Not surprising coming from what seems to be some kind of Jeans Information Bureau of Thailand. But even given their agenda, their copy seemed over-the-top.


With summer temperatures rising more each year and the number of sunny days increasing, there really is no other garment that provides more comfort for a women, than a miniskirt does.

Yes! An up side to global warming! Hearing this, men everywhere will buy Hummers and leave them running all night long to hasten this cataclysmic climatic event.

Price wise a tight skirt can provide a shopper with some financial relief as well.

By this I hope they mean the dude at the car lot will cut you a deal if you dress alluringly. Or maybe they just mean that a smaller amount of fabric saves you money on detergent.

But I think they mean "financial relief" in a more direct way. For you new girls, I believe the going rate is $75-$200, depending which street corner you stand on.

Based of the production costs and materials, a short mini skirt or hotpants is the cheapest item any denim garments manufacturer can produce, next to denim wallets.

And the denim condom cozies, which you'll need for your financial relief efforts.

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I have no empirical evidence, but I strongly suspect I would not look good in a denim miniskirt.

(Boy, I never thought I'd ever write that sentence!)

Posted by: Blogger Rob S. at 5/21/2007 11:01 AM

Be careful, you miniskirt heretic. No doubt the JIB is listening.

Posted by: Blogger Jeri at 5/21/2007 11:42 AM

Of course they are. As Dr. Hook has noted, "Baby Makes Her Blue Jeans Talk." I'd listen, too.

Posted by: Blogger Rob S. at 5/21/2007 12:01 PM

So is the denim mini couture non grata or not?

Posted by: Blogger Rob S. at 5/23/2007 4:09 PM

I'd love to comment, but I have to rush out to price Hummers.

Jim Young

Posted by: Anonymous Anonymous at 5/23/2007 7:46 PM

Rob, they seem to be in, judging by the variety of styles sold by stores such as Victoria's Secret and Old Navy.

And Jim, when it comes to Hummers, you might want to look for a girl who needs financial relief.

Posted by: Blogger Jeri at 5/23/2007 8:27 PM

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