Wear Something Gaudy Day is October 17. Let's Celebrate!
Did you ever want to make up a holiday just to have something to celebrate? Me too, but somebody beat us to it. Rumor says that it started with the 1970’s hit TV Comedy, “Three’s Company”. Character Larry Dallas was the first to tell us that Wear Something Gaudy Day was something to be celebrated and provided us with a fabulous example of how. Ever since then, people have been celebrating Wear Something Gaudy Day with a complete lack of style and fashion!
Take all the conventions of proper dress and throw them out the window. Wear Something Gaudy Day on October 17th allows you to let all your best examples of excruciatingly bad taste hang out for the world to see.
The best way to choose something that is utterly without taste or fashion to wear, is to raid your mom and grandma’s closet. Just kidding😊 You can find your way to thrift stores to locate out of date fashions that are rarely seen today and put together an ensemble designed to shock and appall. Getting a group of friends together for a ‘Wear Something Gaudy Day’ can be a new thing. Raiding your friends closets as well may yield some gaudiness to flaunt.
The point of Wear Something Gaudy day is to stand out. This is your opportunity to show off the garishness that has passed through the annals of fashion history! Even throwing on an eye-searing boa can be a simple way to celebrate, or you can wear colors that clash. Everyone has pieces in their wardrobe that just don’t go together, so get in there and make people’s eyes pop out!
Check out old shows and cartoons to scout out some ways to bring out the gaudy in Wear Something Gaudy Day. Don’t be shy, it’s all about sticking out, causing a scene, and snubbing your nose at the rules of fashion!
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- LaShundra Robinson