Wear or Die: Shressed to Impress

Readers, we’re taking you out for the evening. Fancy party, posh frocks – you know the drill. And don’t worry, it’s all on The Fashion Police – even the clothes, in fact, because here’s the rub: you’re going to have to wear one of these two dresses from our jail. Yes, it’s time for a game of Wear or Die, and that means you either choose one of these to wear or… you die. Simple. (We’d really rather not have to kill you, though, so we’re hoping you’ll play along. Seriously, what’s a bit of VPL amongst friends, anyway?)

As for the dresses, Option A is by Shakuhachi, while Option B is Gareth Pugh. Which would you choose, if you had to wear one… or die?

25 Comments

  • May 26, 2010

    Cat

    Option B. On the grounds that it’s much longer and fuller and therefore I have a few options for not looking like someone in a bloody stupid dress:

    a) Stand very still by a window and pretend to be a (rather grubby) net curtain
    b) Sit atop the nearest standard lamp, lotus fashion, and pretend you’re a fancy lampshade
    c) Lie face down on a table and pretend to be a table cloth (has advantage that people can’t actually see your face to identify you)
    d) Give up, embrace the VPL fully and pull the lampshadeycurtainy skirt thing over your head so that people might be able to see your backside but they could do that anyway and at least this way they can’t tell who you are!
    .-= Cat´s last blog ..Ruby cardishoesday =-.

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  • May 26, 2010

    Serinde

    B. in agreement with cat. plus its winter here so i can stay indoors abnd then tell my date we have to go because i’m cold OR if hes enjoying it, he gives me his jacket. win-win!

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  • May 26, 2010

    Ami

    As I don’t want to die this young,…, I’ll go for option B, it’s not as revealing as option A and If I wear dark make-up and some metal accessories I can go for the Goth look 🙂
    If I insist with the dark eye-liner I might not ne recognized…

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  • May 26, 2010

    Riali

    A, because I vehemently object to the existence of booger-olive-khaki colour.

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  • May 26, 2010

    Amee

    Option B..if done right, it can look more Bride of Frankenstein than Squidward.

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  • May 26, 2010

    Theresa

    Option A, because as dumb as it is, I would rather not look like a zombie bride.

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  • May 26, 2010

    Natasha

    It’s been ages since we’ve had a Wear or Die!
    I’d go with B. It’s edgier and generally more interesting. A looks like something Posh would’ve worn circa 1996.

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  • May 26, 2010

    Miriam

    Option B – it looks stylish rather than cheap (like option A).

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  • May 26, 2010

    Katie

    Option B- it has a bit more coverage.

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  • May 26, 2010

    caz

    B is mildly less offensive to my eye, but I couldnt quite explain why
    .-= caz´s last blog ..I hate "Trends" =-.

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  • May 26, 2010

    Lindsay

    Option A, simply because of the color. I’m going to have to agree with Ami and go for an all-out Goth look, because I don’t want anyone to recognize me.
    .-= Lindsay´s last blog ..New Blog! =-.

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  • May 26, 2010

    Areya

    A. B is just repulsive. I can’t handle it.

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  • May 27, 2010

    Kat

    Definately A. B reminds me of those unfortunate attic-ish places that are dusty grey and full of cobwebs. Note to designers. If the piece you are trying to sell looks like your grandmothers worst dress, shredded and dipped in cobwebs and dust, DO NOT TRY TO SELL IT!

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  • May 27, 2010

    Janelle

    Option A. B is just reminiscent of the color of vomit. I’ve missed Wear or Die!
    .-= Janelle´s last blog ..Life. Is Slowly Killing Me. =-.

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  • May 27, 2010

    naiadknight

    A. The top is less sheer, and with a turquoise slip style skirt beneath the dress, it could ALMOST pass for wearable and intentional.

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  • May 27, 2010

    Lauren

    Option A.I would rather wear black than a colour that reminds me of a baby’s excrement.

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  • May 27, 2010

    Carrie

    Frankly, it’s almost not worth asking it with tthese two. They’re so much alike that any preference is probably based on minutiae.

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  • May 28, 2010

    Fae

    Option B. Never mind that I don’t actually mind it and apparently I’m on my own there (not an unfamiliar feeling), A looks like something Cindy Crawford might’ve stepped out in back in the Gere Era. Gera? I’m just not sure if I could handle the style void that was the 90s again.

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  • May 28, 2010

    Steve

    Option B. Never mind that I don’t actually mind it and apparently I’m on my own there (not an unfamiliar feeling), A looks like something Cindy Crawford might’ve stepped out in back in the Gere Era. Gera? I’m just not sure if I could handle the style void that was the 90s again.

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  • May 28, 2010

    Diandra

    Whooaaa.
    Definitely A.
    It’s a little more chic, and Option B looks like some kind of waterlogged seaweed or something. Or a poor imitation of a Victorian-era dress made out of seaweed.
    I don’t love Option A, but I think it could be pulled off, kind of! With a nice chunky necklace, I dunno? And maybe a colored slip dress underneath, because the bottom looks awkward.

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  • June 4, 2010

    Rock Hyrax

    B. I’d actually wear it in real life if it didn’t look like it’d had a nasty accident in the washing machine. (btw it looks like a nice shade of grey on my monitor, but I suppose khaki bogey would work too…)

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  • June 6, 2010

    Jez

    Option B. It’s at least a little less revealing in the skirt, and it looks a little more comfortable. Still can’t envision any level of accessorizing saving either of these ensembles, though.

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  • June 8, 2010

    Isabel

    Option B, just because it looks less like a shress (relatively!)

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  • August 17, 2010

    Simone

    Die…
    BUT if nobody saw me, Option B – it’s denser and warmer.

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  • September 5, 2010

    Stef

    A and wear leggings underneath.

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