By Rebecca Todd
The Hendricks County Flyer
Mon Sep 17, 2012, 04:41 PM EDT
While diligently researching a story on important developments in politics, I realized that there is a more important story that needs to be covered. I would therefore be remiss if I did not promptly scrap my story on the race for the presidency in favor of a full coverage report on Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week used to be called New York Fashion Week. However, in this money-hungry, commercial society in which we live, sell-out is common place. You would never catch me selling out. It's so wrong. I can't stand the fact that all of our stadiums and events are now named after sponsors. Money is truly ruling this country.
As I sat drinking my Lipton Ice Tea¨ ("Made with the goodness of tea leaves, water and sunshine!"), I decided that no fashion article would be complete without the invaluable input from an expert. Therefore, I felt it necessary once again to call upon my fashion source and long-time acquaintance, "Ms. Fashionista."
As you may recall from previous interviews with Ms. F, she is a one-time Indiana resident who has relocated to the coast in favor of a life of fame, fortune, and fashion. Her name has been changed to protect her identity because, for some reason, she feels she is beneath our interviews. Fortunately, I have blackmail material. For the record, I am required to say, Ms. Fashionista's interview is sponsored by a grant from the American Fashion Institute of America.
Ms. F and myself decided to meet at T.G.I. Fridays¨ ("In here, it's always Friday"). It had been awhile since we last met face to face. I guess because of the whole blackmail thing, Ms. F and I do not always see eye to eye. Some people are so sensitive.
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