Ships Ahoy

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Pop quiz! Two of the September ladymags have photoshoots featuring befrocked women standing in boats moored on dry land. Boats! On land! Is this a symbol of: A) The effects of global warming; B) The fickle nature of fashion, as changing as the sea; C) The simple fact that there are no new ideas? (Click image see both photographs.)


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The shot above is from Glamour. Land ho!

Illustration for article titled Ships Ahoy
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This shot is from Bazaar. Heavens, I do believe we've run aground.

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mehblahpfft
MehBlahPfft

Well, they want fun fashion and boats on land are FUN. DUH!

(My guess would be photographers cracking open the ol' art history book and remembering the "Ship of Fools" motif... [en.wikipedia.org])