Scenes from the Dystopian Future

By Manolo the Shoeblogger

Manolo says, Honey, I’m off to the ice cream social!

Don’t forget to trim around the sidewalk before you go, Pixie-Goth Lawn Boy.

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23 Responses to “Scenes from the Dystopian Future”




  1. Linda Says:

    I checked out the slide show of the entire runway collection…the horror, the horror! My goth son HATED everything. His goth friends hated it. How do designers like that get into business and stay in business?




  2. Ancrene Wiseass Says:

    Oh, the humanity!




  3. Annalucia Says:

    The sheer ugliness on display here, it makes the Annalucia want to weep.




  4. Never teh Bride Says:

    Mommy, the goth clowns are scaring meeeee!




  5. Tamara Says:

    My first thought was Klaus Nomi.




  6. merry Says:

    My first thought was Cirque du Soleil?




  7. Sara Says:

    Yuck! It’s like Commedia dell’arte in black! There’s really nothing goth about any of it.




  8. furlagirl Says:

    ‘Pixie-Goth Lawn Boy’ – this is why the Manolo is a genius, sometimes he somewhat overestimates the stamina of the female foot in walking about in the superfantastic shoes, but in the use of the English language he is the Proust* and the Dickens and the Tom Wolfe.

    *Proust was writing in French, obviously, but of course he was also no slouch when it came to describing the duchesses in the Fortuny gowns.




  9. Texasexile Says:

    Who pays for the production of such dreck???




  10. Ryno Says:

    I think the costumes (let’s not call them clothings) frightened one and all. The second evil munchkin appears to be close to vomiting.




  11. Lady Prisspott Says:

    hmmm, the designer’s name is Pugh….




  12. JayKay Says:

    Ok, seriously…WHAT IN THE BLUE HELL IS THIS?!?!
    Oh my. *bites bottom lip*




  13. Maryscott O'Connor Says:

    When clowns go bad…




  14. tinker Says:

    Very scary! Edward Scissorhands gone wrong!




  15. fashionpolice Says:

    When good elves go bad. That second one has the pointed ears and tiny head thing that just scares me.




  16. missy-j Says:

    Those looks remind me of Edward Scissorhands!




  17. carefulnow Says:

    I wanna see what the utopian future looks like.




  18. Elvira Says:

    And this was the “ready to wear” collection!?!?!?




  19. Esther Says:

    Oh, my dirty word.




  20. Scieppan Says:

    Clearly, the designer watched Bowie’s “Ashes to Ashes” video one too many times.




  21. AskMom Says:

    When the grownups lose sight of their duty to civilization, this is the result. To allow the children to play the dress-up, that is fine. To allow them to do all so in the black, yes, perhaps they will go live in New York City someday and that will be their lot, so let them prance about the playroom like this. But to open the front door and allow them to escape into the street so clothed and shod?




  22. BamaBeez Says:

    AYYYYY – is this Santino’s black period?
    Has a Dark Lord escaped the confinement Wal-Mart’s stock room?













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