IT IS MY VERSION OF ‘CANDID CAMERA.’
I research the person, the clothing they wear, how it is put together and how it fits.
From a discrete viewpoint I chose my ‘FRONT ROW SEAT‘ at a chosen retail store…mall…any one of a number of places where I can take in the diversity of passersby.
I must say, one of my favorites is-airport terminals!
I settle my gaze, sometimes pointedly in a direction or department(in the case of a store).
Other times peripherally.
I enjoy the exercise in malls and airports where I can observe some out of the corner of my eye.
Just by how people carry themselves, I sense what I might find when I turn my focus to someone in particular.
Being familiar with so many men’s & women’s label target sizing, I also take in what labels are being worn, and if there is a win.
Those ‘WINS‘ sometimes get me ‘OUT OF MY SEAT’ to let the person know what I noticed.
I always enjoy their flustered and relieved expressions, as if thinking, ‘whew, NICE TO BE NOTICED!‘
Then there are those where the ill-fitting clothes almost ‘COMPROMISE‘ themselves.
This is my diplomatic way of noticing whether clothes strain, to the brink of seeing more than we should!
If your eye is drawn to a part of the ensemble, say bosom, or guy’s-below the waist-then the CLOTHING IS NOT THE RIGHT FIT!
Those times, I shake my head, make my notes on what I see, and whisper to myself...
“THE DESIGNER CALLED AND THEY WANT THEIR CLOTHES BACK!
Style Integrity Can Be Found Anywhere!