Comments: The Nightmare That Was “His & Her” Fashions

Once he put on that silly outfit the relationship was doomed. She drove that scooter right up his silly ass.

Posted by ghostsniper at February 13, 2017 2:10 PM

Gerard, did you have to dredge this out of the memory swamp? I thought I had forgotten about His & Her fashions, but, alas, now I remember them only too well.

Posted by waltj at February 13, 2017 5:12 PM

When I was stationed on Oahu in the late '80s, it was a "thing" for some tourist couples (usually of retirement age) to get matching muu muu and aloha shirts sets.

Posted by OldFert at February 13, 2017 5:44 PM

My tears fall into my beer for these poor men. They have offed themselves by now knowing there is no forgiveness for such offenses.

Posted by Schoolboy at February 13, 2017 6:49 PM

So,who doesn't want a matching crocheted vest-shorty-grass-skirt? Ok,no one. But there's some cultural appropriation going on here. Bantu? Hawaiian?

Posted by Nori at February 13, 2017 7:58 PM

I never say any of this except in pictures, usually the kind that OldFert mentions. And, I was a mddle aged family man when most here were being potty trained,or younger. I guess I lived and worked in the wrong places and at the wrong jobs.

Posted by BillH at February 14, 2017 7:14 AM

@nori. Appropriated smelly hippie leather fringe vests by people who took baths.

Posted by Flyover at February 14, 2017 7:20 AM

Not long ago I saw a couple pedaling down Coast Highway on their tandem. They wore matching *brightly* colored spandex bike suits. I had to wonder- which one of them thought the matching outfits were a good idea, and which one was forced to go along with it?


Posted by jwm at February 14, 2017 8:27 AM


Surely you jest.

Posted by Rob De Witt at February 14, 2017 8:59 AM

The guy looks totally gay.
That said, I'd have paid money to see him operate a BBQ wearing that thing.

Posted by Speller at February 14, 2017 11:11 AM

Ah, the Seventies. The days when everyone looked like they were dressed by their mom.

Posted by Monty James at February 14, 2017 1:49 PM

I have also seen the His & Her matched crocheted-together beer can vests, usually at highway rest stops and tourist traps as they take a break from their Harley trike. Spent all their money on the iron and now they don't have enough left over for a good set of leathers?

Posted by waltj at February 14, 2017 1:55 PM

Dude's a chick, got's bigger cans than the girl. A fine example of pre-Photoshop cut-n-paste ad copy.

Posted by John A. Fleming at February 14, 2017 8:18 PM

In all my years of knitting etc, etc, I have never seen a man actually wear any of that shiite they used to design for them in the mags and design books. Thankfully.

Posted by pbird at February 15, 2017 9:35 AM

It precedes the 60's. I have on of those cheesy photobooth pictures of my girlfriend and I in matching blue and white wide horizontal boat neck shirts, taken summer 1955.
In our defense, we were 14, and in the throes of lust.

Posted by bud at February 20, 2017 7:46 AM

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