Last week, Stylish, a new ultra-Orthodox fashion magazine was announced. While some of the clothing from this new magazine looks perfectly nice, fashionable even. yesterday I was reminded what more middlebrow clothing advertising in the frum community actually looks like.
It's hard to pinpoint what I like best about this ad that appeared in the Torah Times. Is it the name of the business, The Robe Spot? (Seriously, could this be a suitable name for a store anywhere outside the frum world?) Or that somewhere out there there is still a sizable market for nightgowns and that it's preferable to have said sleepwear imported rather than homegrown?
This ad also leaves me with so many questions. For instance, "Skirts, like Biz" -- do the proprietors mean that one of the brands they carry is the one I wrote about for the denim slideshow? (And it's spelled "Bis" not "Biz." I definitely feel like there is a LOL Cats potential with that one.) Or that you can find skirts similar to the Bis variety, as in knockoffs? And what do "Campers Nightgowns" look like? I keep thinking of camper vans.