Why, oh why, are bootcut flares coming back?
A recent article in GQ claims that bootcut jeans are back. What urgent question has been asked to which the answer is “bootcut jeans”? Bleached brows are on catwalks again, if you fancy looking spectacularly unwell. Fine. There’s a trend for clothing emblazoned with the Nasa logo, as if colleagues choosing to shoot you into space reflects well on you. Great. But bootcut jeans, the type that puddle fabric at your ankles and are so aggressively Clarkson/ Clapton/Carlsberg – we bootcut these fashion atrocities out of our lives 15 years ago, and it’s just too soon. What are we reviving next? The Iraq war? The recession? Actually, don’t answer that.