S like ‘ssssobig’

As widely known* (*for those who look now surprised – what were you reading up to now for God’s sake??) some weeks ago I ordered several clothes online.
Conclusion: this jumpsuit (size S) is sooo big that if I didn’t combine it with a belt, it would land in no time around my ankles.

Mental note: remember next time to order a belt..

You-can’t-miss-it

I remember 5 ys ago in Bergen-op-Zoom (the Netherlands) for the invitation of a friend to a local festival.

He proposed to meet on the Main Square, saying we would easily spot him of his funny hat he was wearing.

Reaching Main Square we were confronted with the below sight.

Oh yes, little nuance: the ‘festival’ was in fact the city carnival.

Haha, great sense of humor, thank you, Richard! (Thinking of you…)

Excuse me

We are buying some sweaters to our daughter in NL.
The method recommended by her is the following: I take a photo of her in each piece and then on the basis of the pics she takes the decision.
I pop the question: what if she just takes a look directly in the mirror?
From her look I conclude it was the Ultimate Evidence of Misunderstandings cross Generations. 
I say a quiet ‘sorry’ and back out of the changing room with my eyes downcast.

Me big – she small

If Saturday, it is table tennis lesson for my daughter.

It’s me biking with her to the training.

Suddenly, on our way, I realise that she is wearing the wrong shoes (black street footwear instead of sporty ones), so I suggest her to play bare footed today (as 2nd best option).

She (studying my outfit): ‘Or, mama, as you are wearing your white sneakers, maybe to simply change shoes for the training..’

Me (patronisingly): ‘Creative idea, Sweetheart, indeed, but of course there is no way our sizes match..’

The photo is taken of me already on the bench.

Antwerp – home of fashion

Today with my daughter (13) I participated in a guided tour – ‘Antwerp Fashion Walk’ – where we got a short summary of the history of the most famous local designers & brands, and could look into some of the collections as well.
My opinion about the exhibited pieces was best expressed by my daughter, saying: 
‘Out of the 1000 pieces I would put on 2 – provided I was paid enough..’
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Ma Noémivel (13) anya-lánya programon vettünk részt: Antwerpeni Divat Séta – kiscsoportos vezetett túra a legfőbb helyi tervezők és brandek életútjának rövid áttekintésével, valamint a kollekció egyes darabjainak megtekintésével.
A bemutatott darabokról alkotott véleményem lányom foglalta össze legtalálóbban:
“Az 1000-ből kb 2-t felvennék – ha sokat fizetnének érte.”

Antwerp, centre of the world of fashion

We left home this morning in a rush due to which reason it was my husband who helped our son put his coat on.

When I tactfully asked him why he had zipped the right side of the coat to the left side of the sweater, he got upset and emphatically asked me to kindly refrain from eroding his artistic freedoms together with Restricting his Basic Rights for the Innovative Reinterpretation of the Current Leading Fashion Trends.