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04 October 2004 @ 12:50 pm
Fashion  
One of my cousins got married on Saturday.
So, I had to have some kind of swanky outfit.
No problem, I still have the suit I wore to the last cousin's wedding.
However, I have to get a new shirt and tie, to make it look like it's a brand new outfit.

Anyway, eec and I had a hell of a time in Myer trying to find a shirt and tie combo that a) fit me and b) looked good.

After much fruitless searching we got hold of a saleswoman (she turned out to be a horrible saleswoman, but that's not the point of this story).
The point of the story is that, when we told her I had a grey suit, the first thing she reccomended was a pink shirt.

Okay, put aside the fact that pink is a colour I will never wear, and turn your attention to the reaction of both eec and myself.
At the same time we both thought, "why would I/Jacob want to look like a galah?"

For those not in the know, a galah is a type of Australian parrot:



Furthermore, "galah" is also used as a synonym for a fool, as in "that guy's a total galah".

So, why the fuck is it fashionable to dress in the colours of this ignoble bird?
 
 
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Some guy called Lap?harkon on October 4th, 2004 02:00 am (UTC)
Maybe they are just trying to get rid of the shirt? But then again, I have been seeing way too much pink around lately...
Jacobyak_boy on October 5th, 2004 07:15 pm (UTC)
Nope. Pink and grey really are in fashion.