These are all poems about fashion based on real news stories and headlines.

The Wall Street Journal – August 17, 2018

A trendy garment promises a curvy figure: (‘my insides felt crushed.’

Tight fitting waistbands stand convicted.
(The pain of course is self-inflicted.


The Wall Street Journal  – July 31, 2018

“Today, designers tend to refer to gingham’ graphic discretion; it’s a pattern that doesn’t scream. I’m a pattern.”

“Old-fashioned” takes a newer route.

Gingham is “in.” CHECK it out!


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The Economist 1843 – March 30, 2018

Sportswear has leapt beyond its original mission to become a central component of mainstream casual-wear  across the globe, and along with sneakers and track – jackets has come the elasticated waist trouser.

Bulky buckles will be felt less,

If men’s pants go truly beltless.

{ 0 comments } -November 16,  2017

The easy answer is yes. As with wine, different glasses bring out and highlight different flavors in a beer. No one is saying that you need to seek out the perfect lager glass for your Miller High Life, but when you’re spending money on a good craft beer, you want it to reach its full potential.

Is the shape of glass really right,

I pondered as I chugged my Bud Light.