Neighborhood blog Fucked In Park Slope is none too pleased with the New York Observer's guide on what to wear to the Park Slope Food Coop—a list that includes a rather tight $235 Frame Denim pencil skirt. In the Observer's defense, it is a really cute skirt, but maybe not the most practical choice for unloading veggie trucks.
FiPS also noted the Observer's inaccuracies about the Coop itself—the paper describes it as "exclusive" and a place for "well-connected" "creatives" when it's actually open to everyone. Although, the pricey pieces do make a lot more sense in light of the Observer's view of Park Slope's most famous grocery store . Among the other featured fashions were a Band of Outsiders kerchief, a $369 Altuzarra peasant top, and Rag & Bone espadrilles for $450.
The blog's alternatives? J. Jill linen pants, "hippie-type" shirts from "that Tibetan store on Seventh Ave," Keens hiking shoes, vintage dresses from Beacon's Closet, and finally, the free hairnets that the Coop provides all its members. We're pretty sure there's a happy medium to be found somewhere in there.
· NY Observer Offers Hilarious Fashion Tips For Park Slope Food Coop Members [FiPS]
· What to Wear to the Park Slope Food Coop [NYO]
· All Park Slope Food Coop Posts [RackedNY]