by Xeni Kouveli
Yes I’m wearing a skirt over pants, yes it has happened before (I did grow up in the 90’s), yes I have been wanting to do this ever since I was a young girl wearing dotted leggings under my tutus while dancing like crazy to Samantha Fox’s “Touch me” (she was my favorite and we had a huge debate at home with my sister and brother about who was the best, Samantha, Madonna or Whitney, Houston that is) but the question floating around one’s head is… Do you like it?
I am not gonna answer it because you already know the answer… just view my outfit pics, but I am gonna state my experience while wearing this outfit and running errands.
People were staring. Like… s t a r i n g. From their expressions (they really weren’t very discreet) I was trying to understand if they liked it, hated it or couldn’t understand it? Men’s expressions were mostly like, “what a weirdo”, women of younger age were more welcoming… I even had some compliments. Older women possibly could not understand it. They were staring at me from top to bottom trying to figure out what was going on. I must admit it was fun. If you get over the “eyeing”, people in Greece are becoming more acceptable… fashion-wise. A few years back I wouldn’t get any compliments, older women would ask me if I was high and needed help and men… men would do the same, now that I think about it.
I guess Leandra from Man Repeller (and I am only reffering to her because she was one of the re-creators of the trend in 2014) in New York wouldn’t have these kinds of “problems”. People would congratulate on her outfit and genious thought. Don’t you think? I know so! (You know what I think about Leandra? Besides her amazingness… She must have spent hours checking out trends from the 90s and 80s, thinking of new ways to reproduce them! Seriously…)
Anyway, that was a loooong parenthesis… You can also read an article I came across on Harpers Bazaar about S.O.P. right here.
p.s. Go on give me your comments, don’t be afraid, no one is judging here. (Except me). I am slowly sticking my tongue out now.