Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Pink Overload

A few weeks ago I mentioned that I'd acquired a barre. This afternoon I got the first e-mailing from the manufacturer, advertising their "New Special Edition Complete Ballerina Package."

Now, I will admit that women (and girls) far outnumber men (and boys) in ballet classes. But this thing is Pink Overload. It's a barre with all the tubes painted pink, a pink ballet tutu, and a personalized carry bag embroidered in pink.

I think my eyes are bleeding.

Oh, and the image they included in the ad has a big black dot on it like you'd see on a censored porno ad, though what you'd censor at the outer edge of a frilly tutu I don't even what to think about. The website has a larger version of the same photo, sans censor dot, so it couldn't have been too bad.

1 comment:

  1. Ugh. I'm a female adult ballet student and I loathe pink with a hatred borne of a color I can't wear because it clashes with my olive skin and makes me look jaundiced AND because it is forcefully pushed on me by marketers who seem to think that women are stupid and will blindly buy anything coded "pink is for girls!"

    I also got a barre for home :) Happy dancing!


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