Straight girls, you are so last season. Didn't you know that
lesbian chic is in this autumn?
That's right, girl-on-girl action is trending in real life - not
just on Twitter. According to the fashion industry experts, at
profiled seven lesbians in their August issue, while British
Vogue printed a conversation on the phenomenon of Late Onset
Lesbianism (or "LOL" for short). But most tellingly, according to
Style.com, "They're everywhere". Lesbians, that is.
In an article about New York Fashion Week, Style.com asks:
"What will this high-vis lady love mean for fashion? Socially,
perhaps it means that in an industry stuffed with attractive young
women, a few more of them may start dating each other. (Seriously:
Trying to catch a straight man in fashion is like trying to catch a
Hopefully we'll see this trend happening in other industries with
a high female-to-male ratio. Teachers, midwives, and bikini models
around the world will all be locking lips in the name of fashion.
So does this mean that gay women are now more stylish than their
male counterparts? When did that happen?
I suppose we have to thank Miley for bringing alternative
lifestyle haircuts back, and Rihanna for letting us girls wear
combat boots "in situations where before, nothing but
four-inch-heel stiletto booties would do". Cheers for that one,
Rhi. We're ever so grateful we can finally take off these four-inch
stilettos, our toes were starting to turn blue.
But I am concerned. With girls soon to be sporting "Air Jordans
and baseball caps" (according to Style.com), gaydars across the
globe are going to malfunction like crazy. Ladies, ladies, we're
flattered, honestly, but where are the crew cuts? The ironic
mullets? Where are the JD Samson moustaches? The Justin Bieber
Is Topshop going to have a 'lesbian' range? Instead of taking that
new sweater out of their closet, will girls be coming out of it
themselves and trying lesbianism on for size instead? It'll be
madness! Sheer madness!
Actually, on second thoughts, that doesn't sound too bad. Carry on