One thing that it is useful for is for shopping these days. It's the last day of sales and when on the hunt for bargains, one should make sure of the longevity of wear remaining in the garment. It's very convenient to see retro to futuristic trends at work and at play. Come on ladies...if we must spend then when we must spend on must still be in style!
For the real thing with write ups: Wall Street Journal Spring Fashion 2009