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What one dude really thinks about 7 NYFW runway looks

A real guy's two cents on runway fashion.

By Glamour Magazine Feb 11, 2013 9:27PM
by Tracey Lomrantz Lester

While I've been out there oohing and aahing over the fall 2013 collections this week, it dawned on me, as it does every season, that 99% of the stuff on the runways is "girl pretty," and most dudes would be flummoxed (at best!) if they saw a girl show up wearing some of this stuff on a date. So I asked my husband, Eric--32, adorable, pretty fashion-conscious, and opinionated on just about every subject on the planet--what he thought of a few looks we saw at the shows: Photos: InDigitalteam | GoRunway
Richard Chai: "It looks like she's getting ready for rain...in the future."

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Helmut Lang: "She's like a very fashionable stormtrooper. If i saw a girl wearing that, I'd wonder if she likes the way it looks, or if she just likes being looked at." Photos: InDigitalteam | GoRunway
Cushnie et Ochs: "Oh, niiiiice. if you've got the body, you wear that." Photos: InDigitalteam | GoRunway
"I don't get that, where you show your shoulders but cover up everything else. I think you have a dress like that too. Is that like, a thing?" Photos: InDigitalteam | GoRunway
Rebecca Minkoff: "She's hot...but like, in Iceland. I think the fur looks a little excessive anywhere else." Photos: InDigitalteam | GoRunway
Charlotte Ronson: "I think she looks great! This is normal. It's just a nice, normal dress."

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There you have it, ladies. He'll take "a nice, normal dress" any day. Not that that's surprising...

What would your guy make of some of these looks? Do you like getting a dude's two cents? Discuss!
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Feb 12, 2013 8:42PM
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funny.  And yes, have you EVER seen people actually wearing the weird looks in the fashion magazines, and on the runways? I mean yes, people do the colored jeans, stripes, a little fur, sparkles, etc. but no one wears WEIRD in real life.  I don't tend to see people dressing that way in my every day life, or even at the mall.  Who do they make this 'couture' fashion for anyway?  the only trends I remember people actually following was in middle school with those body suits.  Too-strange trends don't last, nor do they appear in the real world.
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