Yellow Eyeballs

Leandra Medine | December 15, 2012

In which a photo really is worth 1k words.

I found this photo swimming in a photo folder called “Chow n’ Pow” which primarily chronicled my junior year of high school (I wore a lot of oatmeal colored outerwear) and a small bit of my youngest brother loitering around my childhood bedroom in 3-D glasses. I’m not quite sure how or why the above photographed got into Chow n’ Pow but I’m glad I found it because it’s rather magical and begs an important question in compliance with the age old aphorism, “pictures are worth a thousand words.” Which words would you allocate toward this picture?

I’m leaning toward “yellow eyeballs” 500 times or some combination of “rubber bunny ears vs. PETA: is that shit faux?” but I’m also an ass-brain, so, please, impart your hilarity.

  • enitsirhcssim

    Beetle Juice, Beetle Juice, Beetle Juice!

  • ccc

    Beetle Juice, Beetle Juice, Beetle Juice!!

  • Betsy
  • Laura Dittrich

    Hahaha you’re hilarious. Great picture! x
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  • Bladyblahblah

    This was my background for the longest time, it really is one of my favorite pictures.



    But the perfectly elegant version.
    This picture made my day. Thanks for combing through your computer.

  • Devon

    eyes on the prize?
    the eyes have it? (by which I reveal that I’ve clearly inherited my Dad’s punny sense of humour. eesh.)


  • revital baron

    Return Elmo’s eyes!

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  • Lauren Dimesky

    Fuzzy eyeballs in black and white!


    -Lauren at adorn la femme

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  • Bridg

    Great photo – a lot of brilliant details going on here! Yellow eyeballs sounds pretty good to me.. :)

    B xx

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  • Eat.Style.Play

    I don’t know but what i do know is when i wear things like this it never looks this cool. You can’t just wear these with any old thing. That is ONE sick jacket though!

  • wale SD

    Critters…. Am I referring to the eyes? The thing with the ears? The fur? Perhaps the owner of such… Who knows…

  • monkeyshines

    stunning detail!



  • Jennifer

    Wow crazy ring!

    xo Jennifer

  • rhodawong

    hmm i don’t know about that…

  • bellaconsience

    i have a dirty mind i guess…they just look like balls with black spots on them:)))

  • Nathan Moy

    That shit is defo not faux, which is why I’m drooling buckets over it. The googly eyeballs are a much needed laidback element to shift away from the heady fact that the coat is real and probably worth some poor girls bi-annual rent, but still, as long as she exhibits a “SMILE”, the heavy weight of being too associated with fashion gets lifted off.

  • Zoe


    love it though

  • Dandy Moon

    lifes to short to wear boring clothes!

  • Jules Fashion Week

    They are verry funny 😉

  • Belén Cavas Hernández

    You never fail to surprise me. you’re great.

  • her persona

    thats such a cool accessory

  • Madalina Tita

    cute details on the outfit!


  • Denisa

    That looks great. I hope, you had a perfect weekend. Have a nice day.

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  • Carola Disiot

    ahahah so cool 😉 !


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  • Yevy

    BAHA this is why fashion never dies – absurdity only acceptable on fashionistas


  • Francine

    “I’ve got my EYES on you!” -PETA
    Funny post MR.

  • Lauren Dimesky

    “Oreo monster”!

  • Jeanne

    loco ojos

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    Fraggle Rock Eyes: Love Them!

  • Jenny Reid

    SO GOOD! xo

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  • Charlotte

    “graffitied racoon” as my brother recently tried to label my personal style. i know he was trying to insult or offend me, but i actually think it’s a rather amusing description and have thus taken it as a compliment.
    charlotte x

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  • Sara N.

    honestly i always enjoy reading your posts because i love some of the phrases you use such as “impart your hilarity” or “ass-brain.” i’ve started writing my own, too, and hope that one day i can match you on your wittiness level (i think it’s a long way to go though, you may see). always inspiring, great job.

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  • morgan

    eye see you looking at my fur bitch. YES ITS REAL (and no its not rabbit, rabbits are friends not coats)


    The woman is an Itakian stylist named VIVIANA VOLPICELLA. She is ALWAYS FABULOUS!

  • Elaine Daniels

    “Black & White with a set of eyes”. Love this! :)




  • Nicole Dorise

    “this outfit is the result of the untimely death of an anonymous muppet.”
    recyle, reuse, reduce y’all!

  • vittoria gallacci

    Wow, well I love the yellow Rabito and the black&white fur :)

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