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The Great Clothing Circle of Life - 06/13/14

When I was in middle school big bell bottom jeans were in style.  I mean, you just had to have a pair of bell bottom jeans.  (extra points if they had stenciled flowers or hearts on them).  I remember my mother telling me "Those were in style when I was your age.  They were ridiculous then and they are ridiculous now.  Why on earth would they bring those back?"

My how the tables have turned.  Recently when I was downtown on Broadway for a night out, my friend and I saw a group of college girls walk by with high waisted, cut-off Levi's.  (and yes, they were stonewashed)  We both looked at each other in disbelief, wondering why would someone want to bring that style back?  Well, I guess the high waisted jean shorts are back in a big way.  Funny how styles come and go.  I might as well keep some of my older clothes for when they come back around in the next decade or two.   Ha.

 

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