Sunday, April 1, 2012

No place to call home

Hobo-chic is kind of a funny concept.  I mean, why would you want to look like a dishevelled, raggedy, listless street-sleeper?  When's the last time you've walked past a hobo and said, "Oh my goodness, he's so trendy- I gotta have his clothes"? Yet somehow, the combination of an oversized sweater and a toque or knit hat of some sort have become markers for being hobo-chic.  I guess there's something about the essence of the trend that embodies the homeless toughness.  Seriously, do you think you'd be able to tough it out on the streets, even for one night?  I didn't think so.  And no, passing out on the side of the street post-St.Patty's day doesn't count.

P.S. I don't know what compelled me to ponder this, but if I was actually a hobo, I'd carry around a sign that would say something like, "Nothing good to say. I just like signs" or "Made ya look!"


  1. I love this look. It has a NYC street style feel.


  2. for "hobo-chic" you look good! those boots are so unique!

  3. great outfit.
    love the shorts.

    xxx maruschka

  4. Yeah i don't really get the phrase hobo-chic or dumpster-chic (what the olsen twins style was called awhile back) I think it was suppose to be sn insult? But now it's just considered a stylish way to dress! Love the elements in this outfit, I'm a big fan of this style!

  5. Love this outfit
    Thanks for the lovely comment on my blog
    I am following you now, maybe follow back?

  6. I don't just love your outfit here, just your style, your attitude :) you pull it off so well!

  7. Thanks for the comment!
    We can follow each other?
    Lovely look!

  8. Ha ! Your comment was so cute, and your french such good, I will never blame someone for trying (my english is not perfect too ;))

    Such a cute outfit :)


  9. Why so serious when you look so pretty? :)


  10. thx for your comment ;) nice blog here,,,,

    Feel free to visit me. If you like we can follow each other on facebook, lookbook, bloglovin and via GFC. It would be a pleasure for me.

  11. so great outfit!! love everything: shorts, sweater, top, shoes, bag..! thank you so much for visit me:)

  12. i love this post!i 'm agree with you is like an offense to all the homeless!i like this outfit!

  13. love the look, you look great!

  14. AWESOME outfit, those shorts are amazing but the cardi pulls everything together <3


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