It just dropped right into my Inbox and before long, Iconoculture's latest Observation had me shaking my head in vigorous denial.
You see, Kathryn Milner has reported that instead of a girls’ night out, some Australian women are dressing up and drinking tea.
Excuse me, I think not. Who are these women? After all, this is the land of quintessential casual - the Ugg, the barbie and thongs of more than just the foot variety.
|The Havianas Thong Challenge - an Australia Day institution in the making|
Well, I think that source is questionable. EVERYONE knows that a high tea is no light meal. It's like saying a marathon is a gentle stroll in the park. And tea? A 'high tea' not really complete without a spot of champers...is it?
And finally, here's the sting in the tail - the 'lifestages' that this trend most appeals to.
I may have left Young Adult-hood behind a few years ago but let me tell you right now, this Aussie sheila is no 'Midlifer'!
So to provide a more balanced view of an 'Australian in midlife'
Cupcakes and Champers - it's Lush!
A Commuting Gem
and especially this...
So let me sum up by saying that this little black duck is not quite ready for Iconoculture's version of Mid-Life...
...so just ahead is where it shall stay!
Now where are my slippers?