Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Vatican red-carpet fashion

We love that Cardinal Ranjith took a chance
on this look but ....

Says The Onion, assessing The 8 Worst-Dressed At The Papal Conclave. Check it out - delicious stuff.
Meanwhile, at the other end of the sartorial scale, Wellington is awash with cruiseliner passengers in leisure wear. Eight thousand of them yesterday alone, with three ships in port, including the Queen Mary.
Manmade fabrics are de rigeur, and "leisure" seems to be interpreted as a curious hybrid of his-and-hers, urban-guerilla/outward-bound/warzone photographer style. Frankly I prefer vestments.