Bourbon Street Fashionistas

Black is always slimmimg

Black is always slimmimg

Maybe New Orleans brings out the flamboyant in people, or maybe they don’t know how they look but whoever told these people that their outfit made them look ten pounds lighter was dead wrong.

Pretty in pink

Pretty in pink.

Check out the oversized earings

Check out the oversized earings ??

I know some people have a positive body image and have no care as to what others might think or that there may be a furtive photographer out there (me) ready to record their fashion sense for the world to see. But really!

At least the stripes are vertical. The orange boa adds a nice touch.

At least the stripes are vertical. The orange boa adds a nice touch.

Patterned stockings

Patterned stockings.

Skin tight patterned pants flatter no one

Skin tight patterned pants flatter no one.

Blue is no better

Blue is no better.

Mostly the offenders were women but there were a few male “characters” parading in the street.

The beads finish his ensemble

The beads finish his ensemble Boxer shorts as a hat -a novel idea.

Love that tattoo. That's a kilt he's wearing.

Love the tattoo. That’s a kilt he’s wearing.

The hat goes very well with his skirt

The hat goes very well with his skirt/bra  —

and the heels add just enough height

and the heels add just enough height. BTW nice stockings!

This woman floated down the street as if she owned it. Sort of an anachronism. She exuded “old money”.

She exuded old money

Olde money

And then there's me. That woman is in the background, maybe she was a model in her younger days.

And then there’s me. Maybe a little under stated. That  old money woman is in the background, maybe she was a model in her younger days.

Finally, I don’t know why he was a sperm cell, but there he was in all his splashy splendor.

A walking banana on his cell.

A walking sperm cell on his cell.

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2 comments on “Bourbon Street Fashionistas”

  1. Absolutely love characters of this ilk. Who’s to say how we are ‘meant to dress’, just do it !! Olde money woman definitely wanted to steal your thunder, but you look pretty cool!


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