SOMETHING BORROWED: n., pron. suhm-thing bor-rowed: An item from anyone's wardrobe other than your own that feels a thousand times better than anything you own, simply because it's not yours.
Who needs to wait for an overwrought frilly white dress and a host of embarrassing toasts to engage in a little borrowing? Just as dinner always tastes better when someone else is paying, clothes always feel better when they belong to someone else, don't you guys think?
In my years as a fashion editor and a stylist's assistant, I've been lucky enough to dip into some pretty unbelievable closets (ie, the Herve birthday dress--you didn't think the fashion gods bestowed a superfluous month's rent on me to blow on a party frock, did you?) and have found, without fail, that I'd rather wear someone else's clothes than my own any day. My sorority sisters and I had a few shirts that were without a rightful owner simply because they had passed hands so many times; my roommate loves to rootRead More »from Fashion Speak: Something Borrowed