There are hundreds of fashion choices that look ridiculous, foolish, horrible and offensive in a sporting context but seven particular style choices brand the "sinner" almost beyond redemption. Socrates smugly sticks his massive nose in the air and points the finger of sartorial disgrace at the "sins" he finds most hideous. Sin No. 1 Boardshorts are for boards. If … [Read more...]
Sartorial splendour at rugby 7s
For sporting sartorialism, it's hard to beat a rugby 7s tournament. The recent Byron Bay 7s was no exception with the women and the men turning out in an array of eye-catching strips. Elegant, awesome, colourful, original, hilarious and stupid are just some of the adjectives that spring to mind. Take a look and comment on the ones you liked the best. … [Read more...]
“Chicks don’t surf.” Really? Could have fooled me.
With Holly Isemonger’s lament about the inferior place she and other female surfers are granted in their beloved sport fresh in my mind, I found myself wandering past the front windows of the big five surf retailers that have branches in my home town. I was interested in checking out how the surf retail industry presented itself to passing shoppers through its … [Read more...]