It arrives once a month. It’s often painful, always annoying. Liable to invoke irrational mood swings and violent bursts of temper. It’s messy, embarrassing and is often known as ‘the curse.’ Yes. It’s the Observer Woman Magazine
. Could it be less relevant? Could it be more offensive? 51% of humanity reduced to simpering, bitchy whores of the fashion industry. Nothing to trouble our little minds but hunky men, flashy lip gloss and Gucci gussets. I resent it. I resent it so much I went to all this trouble to type up this blog. And I have a real job. It took a good 30 minutes out of my drinking time.
Maybe you think I am being a bit harsh. And that's fair enough. So let's take a look at last week's cover story:Gwen Stefani interview
. Ooooh, this could be interesting...Oh. It's an article about frocks.
"I'm like every other woman. I'm super-vain. I have issues."
No Gwen, you're not. However you have captured the entire spirit of OWM
in two short sentences. For months I have been wondering what devil in Prada OWM
is aimed at - and now I know. Gwen Stefani IS Observer Woman.