Style on Trial: Religion thread back chiffon shoulder top

Religion_shirtFrom the front, an unassuming white dress shirt. From the back, though… something else entirely. Yes, it’s what we tend to think of as the “mullet” style of dressing: business in front, party at the back, only in this case it was clearly some kind of “alternative” party, going by the shredded look of this shirt, which is £50 at ASOS.

What do we think of this then, readers? For us, it gets a thumbs-down: we’re not keen on surprises at the best of times, and when it comes to our clothes, we’d rather not be having the party in the back, thanks very much. We’re also not sure where we’d wear this: the back definitely wouldn’t be suitable for a day at the office (unless you work at a particularly easy-going office, of course), but the front seems just a little bit staid for anywhere you’d want to wear the back to. Of course, that whole contrast is presumably the selling point here, but does it sell it to you?

12 Comments

  • August 28, 2008

    Veronika

    Huh? what about the fact that its just plain UGLY??

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  • August 28, 2008

    gokarm

    It’s not terrible…and I can’t believe it’s just a plain white dress shirt from the front by the looks of those puff sleeves…but like you said, I can’t imagine who’d wear it! It appeals to a rocker aesthetic, certainly…But rockers need to be concerned about how they look from the front, not the back…I dunno, creative, but impractical.

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  • August 28, 2008

    bookmole

    It looks a lot better in all black.

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  • August 28, 2008

    Arielle

    I agree with Bookmole.
    I certainly wouldn’t spend money on either version, because it is terribly impractical, besides being hand wash only.

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  • August 28, 2008

    Rock Hyrax

    Hideous from back or front, in either colour.

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  • August 28, 2008

    Danielle

    I kinda like it!

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  • August 28, 2008

    Natasha

    Oh, well I actually like it in black, but can’t think of anywhere you could wear it.

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  • August 28, 2008

    Amanda

    I’m not big on clothes that look like completely items from the front and back, so I’m not sold.

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  • August 29, 2008

    Glamfille

    Sold! I like it.

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  • August 30, 2008

    Froggie

    I LOVE it, and I’d wear it absolutely anywhere and everywhere.

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  • October 7, 2008

    KibpophyShimi

    Hello.
    🙂
    “The birth took place at the couple’s home (just outside Oslo),” says the palace, adding mother and baby were both well.
    Bye.

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  • April 24, 2009

    tupVepUnsus

    I’m the only one in this world. Can please someone join me in this life? Or maybe death…

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