thank you for this perfection, you are my music kindred spirit!
i was never a chris brown fan until i saw the Loyal video. i am disappointed that i am so obsessed with it. his movements when he walks are so bizarrely captivating
the 90s version of this was "The (Adjective) (Animal)"
The Black Dog
The Thirsty Whale
The Rusty Parrot
meaning it's more about nostalgic regression than a desire to blend in and deny fashion...
also the girl in the first photo of the slideshow has a hair wrap, the kind that all the annoying girls in middle school would come home from their tropical beach vacations with.
this is interesting however it is little more than a new twist on ironic dressing. a uniform is one thing, but it's not a uniform if you have to search thrift stores for it.
@cat o'clock hilarious!
I spent my entire childhood until college thinking that I was a picky eater destined to never be able to eat shared meals because my family and all my extended family cooks similarly to this style, though not quite as extreme. ("But what's she going to do when she goes on dates?") But no ethnic food whatsoever. Now my family thinks I'm strange for going out to eat things like sushi and tacos.
@Jennifer Culp agreed, I think most of what makes this video (and Miley's VMA performance for that matter) interesting is that it is overtly sexual and graphic but also veers toward the grotesque which does not in fact give the general population what they want or expect from a pop icon. It's not relying on their sexuality for the basis of their appeal, rather it's making people slightly uncomfortable. Very compelling, in my opinion.