Monday, May 31, 2010

Hello, Fashion Lovers

A reader recently contacted us, and said that we reminded them of the "fashionista" commentator featured in a series of amusing television spots for the Canadian discount chain, Reitman's.






What sayeth thou, loyal friends?

12 comments:

  1. lol...
    there IS a certain resemblance to some of your photographs..you have to admit the style IS similar..
    :-)

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  2. That said, you have way more savoir faire. The commercials originally were fabulous, however they have declined in quality recently.

    Haute Couture 0, Reitmans 1

    Reitmans 0, TJ 10

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  3. Don't you just adore the blogosphere, where "discerning" readers can suggest these ludicrous comparisons and think they can get away with it?
    Let me see now, in that commercial there's a vaguely Asian-looking man with horn-rimmed spectacles and a buttoned up jacket, very amusing as a parody but not by a long shot, not by a mile, anything like the editor of this blog. Has your discerning critic ever actually read a word you've written, or is his comparison based entirely upon an unbridled taste for mockery? Besides which, if TJB took himself all that seriously this would never have been posted.

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  4. could you be the love child of both?

    (i imagine the one holding the rubirosa was the top)

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  5. My CAPTCHA word says SCORNS, so that's all I'll say. (But I did laugh)

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  6. Don't know about any resemblance, but, apart from the really ugly Reitmans clothes, the commercials are funny.

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  7. As a Canadian, I've seen these many times but this is the first time I've made the TJB connection.

    He's just not fabulous enough for me to have made a comparison.

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  8. As a Canadian I must whole heartily agree with MJ. You are urbane and stylish!

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  9. Those vids made me laugh out loud !

    You are way too cool to be compared with anyone. :-) An icon in the fashion world!

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  10. I think you should start posting something, maybe once a week, like the blog What is James Wearing...you are quite the dapper dresser!

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  11. Oh, you crazy kids flatter me!

    By the way, Jill, that suggestion has been presented to me before, but, honestly - I don't particularly like having my photo taken (really!), and feel especially uncomfortable when there isn't a specific "reason" for it (i.e., being on vacation, at an event or celebration, etc.). Perhaps some reader will volunteer to be my photographer... LOL.

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