Such the Innovators, Those Levi’s Folk

Leandra Medine | March 31, 2011
 ...The best modeling gig ever? Me thinks yes.
Last night called for one of the more exciting and innovative Press Previews of this fall season and so I declared, the folks at Levi’s know how to throw a party.
Upon arrival at the preview space a desk dedicated to “The Bumbys,” a man-woman duo masked in sunglasses and bandannas over their noses and mouths, sat with typewriters, observing the crowd walking in while they typed, typed, typed away. Initially, I intended to overlook the spectacle and get straight to the Kanon but shortly thereafter I learned they were writing judgments and ranking our respective aesthetics on a scale from 1-10. So I stopped in my tracks and when came time for my type-write of death, Ms. Bumby declared “your sweater looks cheap to make but like it probably cost a fortune.”
She was wrong. $23.99 at Necessary Clothing.
jacket: Tibi, sweater: Necessary Clothing, pants + shoes: Rag & Bone, handbag: Be & D
…This is just a fragmented bit of a fanicer, funnier, drunker larger recap. I suggest you read it in full here.
  • blue roses

    hahahaahahahah, sartorial fool's gold. brilliant.

  • Megan Hattie

    the Bumbys look equally terrifying and amazing, and also ganglike, haha. love the pants!

    –Megan//The Martian Tide

  • Jersey and the Monkey

    hahaha suckers…. I love it when things like that happen.

  • Jessie

    ooooh looks like fun! the bumbys are cool.

  • Francesca

    aaah!! i have that sweater!! theres a necessary clothing on the way to school and i always sneak in


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  • Darcy

    Brilliant! Am getting that sweater…

  • Samantha Hutchinson

    Ok love that, that is hysterical about the couple typing judgments…

    sounds like such a fun event!

  • Kate

    Love this post! TOO FUNNY!

    love the sweater by the way!

  • trixieandlola

    Looks like Levi's knows how to throw a party! So funny about the formal judgements.


  • Anonymous

    So much fun! LIkeeeed! Great post!

  • My Style Canvas

    Ha, what Blue Roses said. Also, your hair is always so shiny–looks great in pics.

  • Steffys Pros and Cons

    i love necessary clothing, they have so many little secret cheapy finds!

    <3 steffy
    Steffys Pros and Cons

  • Audrey (hkittygirl)

    Oh the irony, I love that…I wonder what they would say about what I'm wearing! I love how they tried to be biting, but failed…XD

  • Ash

    Oh gosh. That's how you throw a proper party.

    I need one of those masked judges-that-look-like-robbers at school everyday to judge everyone.

    Denim + Cotton

  • The Fancy Teacup

    Their incorrect speculation was funny. Adore your Rag & Bone pants!
    much love.

  • The Foolish Aesthete

    Hilarious Bumbies!

  • Diana

    hahaha that's a brilliant idea for a show. I love how the "critics" are conveniently hidden in disguise. I love how you piece your outfits together btw! Those wine colored pants look absolutely fantastic on you~ taking heed of utilizing the bold font 😉
    xo Diana

  • Danish Demeanor

    ha ha take that..

  • Keira Nigra

    I would like to ask you a favour, cause you seem to be that kind of person who have something to say.
    Will you find some time to read my post about female position at work at my blog and comment what you think about it and how does it look like on your country.
    I'd be grateful.

  • Ellie

    formal judgements? How utterly bizarre.

  • Collections

    Her statement of you is priceless. That sweater is very cute and those pants as always are great.

  • The GSB

    That is amazing. The Bumbys look like they belong in a Roald Dahl book! Nothing cracks me up like judgmental judging 😉

  • Gayatri Kumar

    😀 great pics! looks like a really fun gig!

    xx G

    Look who's Wearing (LwW)

  • Anonymous

    bumbys rock

  • Sois Stylé

    really good your blog! i really like your looks and your posts!


  • finkalixius | Fashion

    all photos are great..:)

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  • Celebrities and Fashion

    Love the Levi's photo the one on the first..:)

  • Juliana

    I'm reading a book called 'The beauty industry: Gender, Culture, Pleasure' and I've just found a quote that reminded me of you:

    "This shift was described by one advertising executive in her study as moving from ‘raw sex’(physical appeal to men and achieved for the male gaze) to ‘ego-sense’. Ego-sense views the
    woman as a subject who engages in beauty routines in order to gain pleasure for herself."

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  • Marissa

    Don't you just lovee when something looks so expensive but had a fabulous price tag? Even better when other people think so.
    Levi's looked like such fun! Thanks for sharing 🙂


  • Ingrid

    Leandra reading your post makes me happy! I posted a shot of you on my blog, from the Tibi blog (of course I credited both of you… The blog video made me lol! Don't ever change 🙂

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  • indie.electronic.alternative.

    i hope you gave her the old adam sandler line: "the price is wrong bitch!"

  • Jazzy E (hivennn)

    so lovely. x hivennn

  • The Fashion P.A.

    OMG LOVE Necessary Clothing!!! So many gems to be found in there every time I'm in NYC 🙂

  • Anonymous

    I love necessary clothing!!!! Best store on earth great affordable fashions there

  • sologake

    the folks at Levi's know how to throw a party.hahahahahaha a lets party OH!

  • kuntsh

    wOO wOO ohh please left work it time to enjoy …
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