Open shoulder hoody by Cheap Monday: not exactly practical

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We’d hesitate to call this a crime of fashion, because, let’s face it, we’ve seen worse, haven’t we? Like much worse

No, this is just the kind of thing that makes us scratch our heads a little and wonder why, for the love of God, anyone would want an open-shoulder hoody. Seriously, why? Can someone explain this to us? Is it for people with unusually sweaty shoulders? Are there situations in life which necessitate covering your ears, arms and body, but leaving your shoulders bare? And if so, what are they?

"Keep your head toasty but your shoulders cool," says the Urban Outfitters website, where you can buy this for $55. But why would you need to do that, Urban Outfitters? WHY?

11 Comments

  • September 30, 2008

    Jilly

    Put me in handcuffs. I think its adorable.

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  • September 30, 2008

    Natasha

    Yeah, me too! Jilly and I can have a nice bout in fashion police jail.

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  • September 30, 2008

    Danielle

    I think it’s cute! It can be stylish on an autumn day when you’re not quite sure if it’ll be hot or breezy.

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  • September 30, 2008

    Alina

    unpractical but cute!

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  • September 30, 2008

    Glory

    pointless, but i have to admit… cute.
    like the sleeveless jacket
    (except i dont really think those are that cute)
    but yeah… there is no explaining the attraction to the shoulderless hoodie…
    or maybe its just insanity… either one 🙂

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  • September 30, 2008

    Glory

    pointless, but i have to admit… cute.
    like the sleeveless jacket
    (except i dont really think those are that cute)
    but yeah… there is no explaining the attraction to the shoulderless hoodie…
    or maybe its just insanity… either one 🙂

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  • September 30, 2008

    Glory

    pointless, but i have to admit… cute.
    like the sleeveless jacket
    (except i dont really think those are that cute)
    but yeah… there is no explaining the attraction to the shoulderless hoodie…
    or maybe its just insanity… either one 🙂

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  • October 1, 2008

    Kate

    Kinda like it. The blousy sleeves and hem are cute.
    I might wear it with a tee underneath, though–a little peek of color 🙂

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  • October 1, 2008

    Sarah

    I actually love Kate’s idea: wearing a coloured tee under this hoodie would give a cute pop of colour until the grey. 🙂

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  • October 1, 2008

    Sarah

    Gah, I hate typos.
    *under, not until

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  • October 1, 2008

    Mousy

    I too think it’s cute! Kate’s idea of wearing the coloured tee is good. However, I think shoulders are actually pretty sensual and there’s something quite nice about drawing so much attention to them.
    … impractical, though. Yes.

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