A little lesson in editing

May 14, 2008 at 7:25 pm (Beret, Beyonce, Necklace, Plaid) ()

This is a wonderful reminder of Fashion Editing 101. There is nothing totally wrong about the skirt. Or the blouse. Or the jacket. Or the necklaces. Or the tights. Or the purse. Or the hat. Or the earrings. Wait, I take that back. The earrings are a bit yucky. But you get the point. Each of these pieces, or even three of these pieces, could work. But the whole package is too much. Even for Beyonce, who can pull off extravagance very well.

And why would she go for such an overstated outfit, and then spend ZERO time on her make up (except for bright pink lip gloss) and hair?  

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