Fashion

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

The Wall Street Journal – February 14, 2019

Common sense calls for socks; fashion sense not… Now, cropped pants, leggings and short boots are hot looks even in winter driving fashion – conscious men and women to subject their ankles to this seasons arctic temperatures.

You “foot the bill” for these fashion decrees,
With ankles and toes toes that almost freeze.

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The Wall Street Journal  – January 23, 2019

Cosmetic brands push makeup for working out … a response to pressure to always look picture perfect in an age of selfies and social media.

“Vanity of vanities, all is vanity.”
Makeup makes up a new inanity.

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The Economist -December 8-14, 2018

“The way people dress has changed,” says Serena Rees is a stalwart of the industry.… “People don’t want boobs up under their chin or things pressed or pushed in.”

Lingerie fashion change has set this test:
Can Victoria’s Secret stay abreast?

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The Wall Street Journal – November 10–11, 2018

Brands are offering a wider variety of flats than ever, elevating what once was a casual work alternative or a commuting shoe to one that’s acceptable for more formal social occasions.

What’s that sound? Delight or squeals?
Heels high as the sky, now down at the heels.

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The Wall Street Journal – October 13–14, 2018

If you’re like most American men, your closet is a blur of beige, black and navy: a bit dismal and decidedly out of date. Color is ruling again, and even a small dose can lift your look – and you’re out of luck.

If this trend is true.
HUE are you?

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