Poltock & Walsh skirt with ruffle front – just a little bit too much, perhaps?

Ruffle_front_skirt

Umm, yeah. We’d say those are just a few too many ruffles, wouldn’t you?

Mercifully, you can take the "ruffle front" part of the description seriously here: the back of this Poltock & Walsh skirt is plain black, which is a good thing, because we reckon you’d find it pretty uncomfortable to sit down in otherwise.

This is £350 and we’re guessing that a helluva lot of workmanship has gone into creating it, but we can’t help it – we still think it looks like a bizarre form of fungi. What do you think?   

15 Comments

  • July 23, 2008

    Arielle

    That’s a skirt? If you hadn’t told me, I would have guessed it was just a large picture of a hair scrunchy!

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  • July 23, 2008

    SUSAN

    Oh, I thought it was a handbag! Anyway, whatever it is, it’s eeewwwy…

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  • July 23, 2008

    The Fashion Police

    Yes, it’s hard to work out what it is at first, isn’t it? And if you can’t instantly identify an item of clothing, it’s almost always a bad sign…

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  • July 23, 2008

    Danielle

    I thought it was a bunch of crumpled chocolate wrappers! (the kind you get for Valentine’s Day)

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  • July 23, 2008

    Celecita

    It really does look fungal. Like if you wore it it might continue to grow. Maybe that’s why there’s nothing in the back, so there is room for expansion.

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  • July 23, 2008

    Emily

    I thought it was some sort of artistic recreation of a uterus…

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  • July 23, 2008

    Bethy

    You would look like some sort of mutant Turkish Delight in that!

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  • July 23, 2008

    Zoe

    Skip the shape-related concerns. [i]MAROON AND FUCHSIA?[/i]

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  • July 23, 2008

    Kathy

    Actually, I have taken a wad of clothes of out the washer that looked loads (pardon the pun) better than this, uh, skirt.

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  • July 23, 2008

    Kathy

    Actually, I have taken a wad of clothes of out the washer that looked loads (pardon the pun) better than this, uh, skirt.

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  • July 23, 2008

    peachfish

    Turn it sideways and it would make a cute clutch.

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  • July 23, 2008

    J.

    You’re SURE that’s not a three-year-old’s craft project???

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  • July 24, 2008

    Am

    There is absolutely nothing to redeem this. The colour is hideous, the shape is hideous, the, um, ruffles are hideous, I imagine the jump to plain black on the back is hideous (though you could probably spend the entire time you are wearing it facing a wall, not much fun, but hey how much fun can you have dressed like a giant pile of sweetie wrappers crossed with some sort of fungal disease?)

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  • August 13, 2008

    helen

    I know I am in the minority here…but something about it appeals to me. I’m not sure I would wear it…but there is still something about it that is kinda cool.

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  • September 7, 2009

    Diandra

    It does look like a little too much, but on a person, with maybe a plain black tank, sheer tights, and pumps, it could be a really nice statement piece!

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