Now and again, some new item of clothing makes me do a double-take. (No, I am not a fan or a follower of fashion!) The most recent example are these.
Yes, they're lace shorts. For men. (Or, rather, for what are allegedly men.) A news report says:
The lacey shorts ... are available in five pastel colors including green, pink, blue, purple and yellow...
Lace shorts first hit the runway at Gucci's Spring/Summer 2016 collection and would appeal to fashion-forward men who are looking to make a statement. The prominence of gender ambiguity in fashion design allows for clothing pieces to be reflective of a generation who wish to challenge traditional notion of masculinity and femininity.
There's more at the link.
And my dream? My dream is to see the Drill Instructors at Parris Island or MCRD San Diego standing by to receive the new intake of Marine Corps recruits. They do their usual thing of getting them off the bus,
The mental picture of the cardiac emergency unit at the local hospital, as dozens of D.I.'s are admitted, twitching, writhing and foaming at the mouth, all yelling at the tops of their lungs, in unexpurgated Marine Corps vernacular, about how the Old Corps has finally gone to the dogs, is just too delicious.