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Oh, Zara, land of miraculously affordable bulky knits, cocoon coats, and asymmetrical skorts. For making us non-executive-suite working girls look like we're swathed in rich-lady labels like Céline and Stella McCartney, we are forever devoted to you. But, um, can we talk about your models for a sec?
The thing is, sometimes their wardrobe and home-decor choices are a little bit
insane wackadoo uh, impractical. What exactly would possess a woman to lounge in an evening gown on an abandoned playground or sport a crop top in the dead of winter? Well, we went straight to the source to get the scoop. Click on for a glimpse into the life of a Zara model — if this inspires you to decorate your marble busts with chunky costume jewelry, don't say you weren't warned.
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