Thursday, 19 May 2011

Internet Purchase FAIL.

One midnight a few months ago, I was bored and very sleepy. This is a dangerous combination. Exhibit A; I thought it would be a good idea to buy clothes on the internets from the US. This has not always worked out so well in the past - I once received a custom made pair of shoes about 3 sizes too big for me, and they wouldn't let me return them even though I was pretty sure I could prove they made the size mistake. Part of the reason though that I try to internet shop is I don't really like interacting with shop assistants (I used to be one and I didn't like interacting with me then).

Anyway. I came across this picture:

And I really liked that outfit so I decided to buy the same yellow coat so I could look EXACTLY like that. The sleepy Lozzz123 obviously did not consider that I may not actually look like that in reality:

excuse the iphone blurry photo quality!
The thoughts that come to mind are: banana (this may in part be due to the fact I'm posing like a banana), and hazmat suit. Actually going to a fancy dress party as a banana, or for lab emergencies may be the actual times I'd ever consider wearing this out in public.

P.S. Husband was quite bemused with my insistent demand to take a picture of me being a banana.
P.P.S. Feel free to also pose like a piece of fruit and put it on your blog. That way I won't feel so awkward. You know you want to.  
P.P.P.S. Bet you didn't think this post was going to say the word 'banana' that many times. BANANA. 


  1. Ok:

    1. You make me laugh!!! Your pose is just awesome!
    2. It MAY be the lighting but your coat looks a lot brighter yellow than that in the model picture.
    3. The coat is nice!!! Black skinny jeans + a turquoise or purple statement necklace would work. - Google image 'yellow coat' and you should get some inspiration pics :D Although stay away from the browns as it might just add to the banana-esque feel of the coat :D
    (my mum used to own a shiny gold coat back in 'her day'. She wanted to keep it for me when it came back in fashion. Some lucky salvation army shopper owns it now :D (or it was binned due to it's unsellability. HAHA)
    4. Internet shopping should be banned. BANNED!

  2. Wow. It's amazing how something that looks mustard-y yellow in the picture can turn out to be highlighter yellow in real life! Perhaps you just need to stand on train tracks in three inch heels looking wistful and the colour of the coat magically changes?

  3. Haha unfortunately it's not the lighting, is is highlighter yellow!

    At least if it doesn't magically change on the traintracks any approaching trains will definitely spot me from far away!

  4. maybe it's the latest style of fashionable-yet-warm HiVis clothing, for the lady lumberjack in us all?

    If I were going around on train tracks not looking where I was going, I'd want to be wearing something fluorescent too!

  5. I think the jacket is cute. If you still don't like it, just choose to wear it on dreary rainy days so that you can look like a little ray of sunshine skipping down the street :)


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