The writing’s on the dress: Names Dress by Emma Cook for Topshop

emma-cook-names-dress

Anyone remember that Beautiful South track, Song for Whoever? That’s what we think of when we look at this dress. “Jennifer, Alison, Phillipa, Sue…” or, in this case, “Nancy, Sheena, Shona, Janet…”

Yes, it’s Emma Cook’s ‘Names’ dress, and even if one of the names happens to be yours, we still think it would set you up for an evening filled with people walking up to you to make “hilarious” jokes about never forgetting names/not being able to remember your own name/whatever. And of course, that may well be the point.

Just to confuse people further, though, you could always go for the sweater version:

emma-cook-names-sweater

It’s covered in men’s names rather than women’s ones. Which is… definitely a conversation starter, we’d imagine.

What do you think, readers? Want to walk around with some strangers’ names on your chest?

Names Dress by Emma Cook, £65, Topshop

10 Comments

  • November 17, 2009

    natalie

    Thank goodness for the world of fashion. At least it provides a good laugh every now and then. And I wonder who’d buy such a thing…and wear it.

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  • November 17, 2009

    maddy

    no, i wouldn`t wear my name or any other random names on my chest.
    .-= maddy´s last blog ..Numar ascuns =-.

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  • November 17, 2009

    FreckleyRedhead

    All I can say is, Why?
    .-= FreckleyRedhead´s last blog ..Black Swarovski Crystal Sterling Silver Wire Wrapped Bangle Bracelet =-.

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  • November 17, 2009

    Rock Hyrax

    Is the sweater the Tracey Emin version?

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  • November 17, 2009

    charles

    this just screams bizarre. I’m so flabbergasted…
    .-= charles´s last blog ..Plum Lips + Gray Nails–Today’s Outfit =-.

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  • November 17, 2009

    Yo

    hahahahahahahaha nice.

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  • November 17, 2009

    naomi

    it’s like that mambo number 5 song in clothing form…or you could make people think you are a real player by suggesting that you decorated your clothes with the names of your lovers lol

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  • November 18, 2009

    Anna

    Haha, I like that my name is so prominently featured on the dress. 😉

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  • December 18, 2009

    another Anna

    I noticed that too!

    …still wouldn’t wear it. Reminds me of 2nd grade.

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  • January 14, 2010

    Marlene

    I am definitely buying both the red and the blue sweaters, I love the idea! As for the conversation starters, hahaha, that should be interesting!

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