While popular trend “borrowed from the boys
” continues to rule the runways, some ladies find themselves taking these masculine cues to new heights, Crown Heights
, if you will. (Ba da ba, chhh!)
It started in 2006 with the boyfriend jean. During this denim style’s preliminary phases, ladies wouldn’t dare wear the sag-ass sans stiletto heel. As time progressed,
I she got more comfortable with the idea of roomy jeans and thus wore flats. After listening to one too many Frank Sinatra records, my her wingtips emerged and alas: man jeans, man shoes, and the end of any and all simbiotic sexual activity.
Now though, it’s time we take a look at what goes on above the eye. We’ve been channeling religious figures (rabbis and pilgrims alike) with the reinvented felt panama hat, referred to exclusively as The Temple Topper going forward and it’s time someone address it. I nominate myself to be she who addresses it.
Pendleton felt panama hat (at left), $60 at Opening Ceremony. Or you can stop by your local synagogue.
buttheads ladies in asshats tophats, right this way:
If Frank Sinatra were still alive, I often wonder how he would feel to know that women across the world are forfeiting their LTFs to emulate his style.
I call this one: siamese Jew twins
This one, taken from Photographing Real People
is successfully channeling the yeshiva aesthetic from head to toe, cue the maxi dress.
Multifunctionality win! Channeling professional parachuters (pants), rock climbers (the kicks,) and the Rabbinate. Well done.
What are you smiling about, Ciubecca?
Looky looky, she matched her temple topper to her Proenza Schouler PS1.
Lady boner. Boner for ladies.
And finally, here’s a photo of me. I met a close friend for lunch last week. She was dressed like my wife.
Hat by Pendleton, scarf by
my mother vintage, floral print blazer by Zimmermann, leather trouser shorts by Club Monaco, purse by Valentino, brogues by Steven One Hasidic couple, coming right up. Call us for a blessing!
For more Yeshiva inspired fashion, click here. obligatory disclaimer: I really, really, really, wanted to include an image of a Rabbi in this post, particularly because so many of them wear Birth Control Glasses, but having a Rabbi share a link with a woman in high waist denim booty shorts just seems wrong. Unkosher, if you will.