If you've been reading this blog for, I don't know, 2.5 years, you'll recall the harrowing tale of my utilitarian survivalist father mutilating my brand new GAP raincoat to the point that I opted to wear a black trash bag poncho to camp instead.
While browsing ShopBop's sale section yesterday (one of my favorite forms of entertainment, both for the potential deals and the opportunity to smugly say, "Hmph, I wonder why that's on sale"), I was shocked to see the exact black trash bag poncho I wore circa 1996, looking just as awkward and miserable on a professional model:
The only difference? This one is by Sass & Bide and retails for over $400 (although it is currently half price), while I believe mine was by Hefty and sold for a few cents. And even more horrifying? This one is also a romper: