Friday, April 24, 2009

High WASP Yarmulkes

Good thing? Bad thing? Good theory, bad execution? Horrible application of one culture's comfort fashion to another's religious observance? Cheering sign of continued social convergences and the inescapable tide of human tolerance? None of the above? Sign of anything? Anything at all?

Image: Kate and Andy Spade bringing gifts to Darcy Miller's Seder


Blogger Amanda said...

I don't know. But I would like to be Kate and Andy Spade. Or at least get to sleep in their bedroom once or twice.

April 24, 2009 at 11:25 AM  
Anonymous class factotum said...

Tacky. Not as bad as Madonna wearing a rosary as a necklace, but still tacky to trivialize someone else's religious symbol.

April 24, 2009 at 1:12 PM  
Anonymous the Preppy Princess said...

Hideous. Really, really bad. BTW, we finally remembered to add you to the blogroll!

Hope your weekend is divine!

April 24, 2009 at 6:25 PM  
Blogger Twenty Four At Heart said...

Bad taste IMHO. How have you been while I've been gone? I feel so out of touch w/everyone!

April 24, 2009 at 8:11 PM  
Blogger LPC said...

Out of touch but in St. Lucia....

April 24, 2009 at 9:30 PM  
Blogger Judy said...

I'm guessing you guys aren't too familiar with Jewish people :-). Actually, there's nothing wrong with a yarmulke made in whatever fabric or design the person desires. Even in Orthodox neighborhoods, young boys may have yarmulkes that depict sports teams or cartoon characters. A cross would be beyond the pale, of course, but there isn't much to object to about a patterned yarmulke in a fine fabric.

April 25, 2009 at 1:03 PM  
Blogger LPC said...

Haha. Actually as my life ran along it turned out to give me friends, associates, acquaintances, and now family members who are Jewish. I meant to call my brother-in-law and ask him what he thought. Perhaps I will. I'm glad to know that in your eyes Kate and Andy were behaving well.

April 25, 2009 at 1:09 PM  

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