Greetings. Welcome back to WTF Wednesday. This week, we will examine things that are perfectly acceptable in their proper context, but that should never have been combined.
Look, I get that suits are boring as hell. But if you need a different silhouette, try something that isn’t a halter top and doesn’t have ruffles. I don’t care how cute you are, that will not fly in most ultra-professional settings. The ruffles are also bad…they add bulk without being really that interesting. We GET it. “Statement sleeves” are the thing this season. My statement is: let’s move the puffy sleeves back to 1993, where they belong.
Look, Store That is Dead to Me. I can understand a sweatshirt dress. I fully support the skort. But no one ever heard of an active pencil skirt.
Athletic trim on career or dressy outfits.
WTF with the stripe? It’s not fucking track pants.
Making comfortable things uncomfortable.
Overalls are not supposed to be skin-tight. That completely defeats the entire point of overalls. Also, wearing heels with skinny jeans looks tacky and I’m not changing my mind about this. Heels & platforms are awesome with wide-leg jeans. With skinny jeans, it’s hard to pull off without looking like you’re trying too hard to be “sexy.”
Peep toe boots.
This horseshit has been going on for several years, and I’m really incredibly amazed that these are still a thing that is for sale and that humans are buying.
If it is cold enough for boots, your toes shouldn’t be out in the open. If you wear socks, you will look like grandmas that wear socks with sandals. Some of the styles with a more open weave are somewhat acceptable. But the closed-in ones — especially the knee- and thigh-high ones? Nope.
Remember, kids, just because it exists, you don’t have to wear it.