Thursday, May 11, 2006

You Look Maaahvelous

I've been really sick. It all started last week when I had an annoying sore throat, but otherwise I felt fine. As the week went on, it got progressively worse, culminating in severe chills, high fever and losing my voice. I'm only starting to feel slightly normal now, more than after a week after this all started.

On Tuesday, this week, I went into the office. But I felt like crap, and decided to pack my bag and head back home. I gathered all my things, and put on my black Jil Sander shirt jacket and my double-face Burberry navy blue trench coat and grabbed my Ghurka bag. I was wearing a charcoal grey Calvin Klein Black Label wool shirt and Giorgio Armani Black Label wool crepe pants, with a Prada black leather belt and A. Testoni black lace-up shoes. As you can probably tell, I was dressed pretty warmly in all that heavy wool, but the weather in New York this week has been cool, and I was sick as a dog, so conserving my body heat really was my primary concern that day, not how I looked.

I left my office building and saw two of my co-workers as I left. Then I visited my doctor, got my prescription and a throat culture taken. Then I headed straight home and changed into sweats and got into bed.

Today, I returned to the office, and everyone was asking me how I was feeling, which thankfully was a little better. Then my two co-workers who saw me leave the other day came over to my office and told me,

"You looked really pale."

"I did?", I replied.

"Yeah, but you looked FABULOUS! All nice in your long dark coat. And your hair was perfect and your nice bag...."
I thought about this. I honestly didn't give that much thought to what I was wearing that day, except for WARMTH. However, I was going to the doctor's office that day, and so I must have subconsiously picked a well put-together outfit, like I usually do, if I do say so myself. And I couldn't just go to the doctor's office looking like a homeless person. Fashion comes first, even when you're sick.

8 comments:

Drunk Blogger said...

Sweet!

Anonymous said...

From Jayne: So sorry you have been ill. I cannot imagine how you managed to look so great while you were so ill!! The most I can do when I am that sick is sweats - the hair does not get washed, the face does not get scrubbed, the teeth go without brushing. You, on the other hand, are simply amazing and inspiration to me!

Aaron Weber said...

You always were a well-dressed young man, even back in school.

teahouse said...

Ha! I bet you looked very fabulous indeed. I can picture it.

Sorry you've been under the weather. Hope it all passes soon.

marshmallow said...

well looking good probably also makes you feel a little bit better. imagine being sick AND looking like crap.

anny said...

i luv how u have the priorities all straight. LOL

Anonymous said...

For someone who keeps saying it's not important what I wear, but that it keeps me warm when I am sick...if it wasn't really that important then it wouldn't have been said, and if it wasn't that important, it certainly wasn't necessary to list the brands...no I think clothes are really important to you, sick or not...

TCho said...

Uh, yeah, clothes are important to me. Not like you deserve a medal for coming to this conclusion. That's pretty obvious. And I don't know what you mean by "keeps saying" since this was my first post about what I wear when I'm sick. And if you had read another post of mine from last summer, I talked about how clothes ARE important to me. This post was tongue in cheek. Geez, dude. Whoever this is, CHILL.