Say No to the Poncho!

By Manolo the Shoeblogger

Manolo says, the peoples at the buyers Bergdorf Goodman, they have not gotten the message, that the fashion mania for the poncho it is indeed over.

Behold! The $3,000 ugly fringed poncho!

P.S. Many thanks to the Manolo’s internet friend the Kristin for the link.

0







15 Responses to “Say No to the Poncho!”




  1. blackbird Says:

    All the ponchos should be sent to Russia!




  2. Gigolo Kitty Says:

    Not just the poncho – that drab gray look like prison wear! Hmm….The Martha Stewart Poncho…..




  3. Johnnycake Says:

    The Cake of Johnny will never forget setting herself on fire while wearing the poncho in the 7th grade in the 70s when the fringe brushed across the hot burner of the stove as she reached. A lesson to all!




  4. La BellaDonna Says:

    Aaaieee! La BellaDonna commiserates with the half-baked Johnnycake! She also suggests that for the safety, thermal underwear is the better choice whilst cooking, preferably not oneself.

    She also begs the Blackbird for a little compassion; the peoples of Russia, have they not suffered enough?




  5. jackie Says:

    no more negative! show me the gorgeous, drop-dead, absolutely unaffordabe beautiful materialistic things instead…




  6. Annalucia Says:

    The Annalucia, she rather likes the shade of gray pictured, and of course cashmere is a lovely fabric. What a crime and a horror to make it into such a hideous garment.




  7. Esther Says:

    The cringe, it did appear upon my face when I looked at the hideousness.




  8. Emily Says:

    Manolo, you must make them take the No Poncho Pledge!




  9. jrochest Says:

    And the jrochest, she thinks this is a dreadful thing to do to a lovely pair of wool pants.




  10. mika Says:

    I work in retail and we are selling ponchos, much to my dismay. It does not want to go away. Really now, it’s a garmet that make the wearer look like an amputee with both arms severed and I don’t know what’s desirable about that.




  11. Elvira Says:

    Totally hideous and only $3,000. Did not the Manolo recently show us some of the boots with the similar description? If this is the fashion trend, the Elvira is not amused, although her accountant might be were she to be so foolish as to attempt such a purchase.




  12. alvalucia Says:

    The Martha, she is now spending 3000 of the illegally derived dollars.




  13. Kimberly Says:

    I don’t know what’s worse – the poncho that says “beached whale,” the flat 1980’s hairstyle or the hideous shoes that really should never have been put with gray pants. I know something worse, though. http://www.cult45.fsbusiness.co.uk/featuresjackie.html
    Appetizing, no?




  14. Sweetzi Says:

    “If anybody is mad enough to make these items and can send in photographic evidence, a handsome prize will be yours.” Kimberely, I think that fashion is becoming a practical course in the School of Psychotics




  15. pbird Says:

    Not the worst poncho ever seen. At least it is one color.













Disclaimer: Manolo the Shoeblogger is not Manolo Blahnik
Copyright © 2004-2009; Manolo the Shoeblogger, All Rights Reserved


Manolo Blahnik Says
"Manolo the Shoeblogger?
Sorry, not me. But it’s very
funny, isn’t it? Hilarious!”


Manolo Recommends






Free Overnight Shipping at Endless.com



Shop Shoes.com

NORDSTROM.com - Shop Boots Under $100

Saks Fifth Avenue



Net-a-Porter US

YOOX.COM




"The King of the Fashion Blogosphere" ~ Linda Grant


Disclaimer: Manolo the Shoeblogger is not Mr. Manolo Blahnik. This website is not affiliated in any way with Mr. Manolo Blahnik, any products bearing the federally registered trademarks MANOlO®, BlAHNIK® or MANOlO BlAHNIK®, or any licensee of said federally registered trademarks. The views expressed on this website are solely those of the author.






Follow the Manolo on TwitterBefriend the Manolo on Facebook!








Categories

  • Abel Munoz
  • Alber Elbaz
  • Alexander McQueen
  • Anne Klein
  • Aquatalia
  • Ask Miss Plumcake
  • Ayyyyy!
  • Bad Fashion
  • Balenciaga
  • Bargains
  • Be Super Fantastic
  • Bernardo
  • Betsey Johnson
  • Beverly Feldman
  • Bloch London
  • Books
  • Boots
  • Botkier
  • Brian Atwood
  • Bruno Magli
  • Build the Outfit
  • Burberry
  • Camper
  • Carmen Steffens
  • Carnivale of Couture
  • Carolina Herrera
  • Celebrity
  • Chanel
  • Christian Dior
  • Christian Louboutin
  • Cinema
  • Clothing
  • Coach
  • Cojo
  • Cole Haan
  • Consolation of the Shoes
  • Crocs
  • Culture
  • Cynthia Rowley
  • Delman
  • Diane von Furstenberg
  • Doings of Manolo!
  • Dolce & Gabbana
  • Dolce & Gabbana
  • Donald J. Pliner
  • Donna Karan
  • Due Farina
  • El Dantes
  • Elie Tahari
  • Fab Four
  • Fashion
  • Fashion Designers
  • Fashion History
  • Fit Notes
  • Flats
  • FN Shoe Star
  • Forums
  • Franco Sarto
  • Frye
  • Giambattista Valli
  • Giorgio Armani
  • Giuseppe Zanotti
  • Gucci
  • Handbags
  • Hasselhoff!
  • Horrors
  • How To
  • Is It a Shoe?
  • Isaac Mizrahi
  • Jerome C. Rousseau
  • Jewlery
  • Jil Sander
  • Jimmy Choo
  • John Galliano
  • Jonathan Kelsey
  • JP Tod's
  • Kate Spade
  • Kenneth Cole
  • La Canadienne
  • Liam Fahy
  • Lin Yu Chun
  • Loeffler Randall
  • Louis Vuitton
  • Malene Birger
  • Manolo Blahnik
  • Manolo's Internet Friends
  • Marc Jacobs
  • Media
  • Men's Shoes
  • Michael Kors
  • Miss Plumcake
  • Missoni
  • Miu Miu
  • Miuccia Prada
  • Moschino
  • Music
  • Nicolas Ghesquiere
  • Nicole Brundage
  • Nicole Miller
  • Oscar de la Renta
  • Pedro Garcia
  • Platforms
  • Pour La Victoire
  • Prada
  • Project Runway
  • Pucci
  • Pumps/Court Shoes
  • Pure Evil
  • Ralph Lauren
  • Rebecca Taylor
  • Reed Krakoff
  • Rene Caovilla
  • Robert Clergerie
  • Roberto Cavalli
  • Roger Vivier
  • Rupert Sanderson
  • Salvatore Ferragamo
  • Sandals
  • Sergio Rossi
  • Shoe Personalities
  • Shoemaker Saturday
  • Shoes
  • Sigerson Morrison
  • Sneakers
  • Stella McCartney
  • Stuart Weitzman
  • Tabitha Stevens
  • Taryn Rose
  • Television
  • Thakoon
  • The Manolosphere
  • Tory Burch
  • Trends
  • Ugg
  • Uncategorized
  • Valentino
  • Vera Wang
  • Versace
  • Via Spiga
  • Wedges
  • What the Manolo Is…
  • Whose Shoes Wednesday
  • Will's Fancy
  • Yves Saint Laurent
  • Zac Posen