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Lipo-Buttons

failed liposuction corrective fashion items
 
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When liposuction goes wrong it leaves a series of puckered dimples around the midriff area, that cause great consternation to their unfortunate recipients. The solution to this problem has always been known and evident in the many examples of traditional sofas and chairs, which are adorned with round studs to gather and provide structure to the surrounding material.

Lipo-buttons serve a similar decorative function for the lipo-gone-wrong victim, so that they can better emulate the luxurious furniture they now resemble. Buttons are held in place with a simple lace that loops through a ring piercing in the centre of the dimple, and come in a variety of colours, sizes and textures. Ones with long tassels facilitate and encourage spectacular displays when the belly area is exposed during episodes of vigorous dancing.

The advertising photograph to launch the range will consist of a line of unabashed models proudly flaunting Lipo-Buttons, their dimpled midriffs sprayed red, then polished to a gentle gloss, in imitation of a row of empty leather seats at the House of Lords.

xenzag, Jan 24 2006

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       "Can I sit on your lap? The upholstery looks comfy."
wagster, Jan 24 2006
  

       Do you get some spare buttons incase you lose some?   

       You get 'em on shirts.
skinflaps, Jan 24 2006
  

       Truly amazing how audacious some people can be. + for sheer cheek.
21 Quest, Jan 24 2006
  

       Very creative. I can almost bring myself to vote for it.
phundug, Jan 24 2006
  

       <pedant> The seats in the house of Lords are red leather, with buttons. The seats in the house of Commons are green pleated leather, with no buttons. </pedant>
Minimal, Jan 25 2006
  

       dear Minimal pedant... thank you for making me see the error of my ways.... corrected!
xenzag, Jan 25 2006
  

       S'ok..   

       I've got the image of all of those fat Lords in the house, naked and painted red, lounging on those benches and covered in buttons...Ik!
Minimal, Jan 25 2006
  

       I thought that thsi was about implanting fake-fat rubbery buttons under the skin to give the appearance of normality, not button piercing.
DesertFox, Jan 25 2006
  

       Truly, a fashion statement for the 21st century. [+]
riemann_ranger, Jan 25 2006
  

       Lending to the question "Does the carpet match the upholstery?"
Seven, Jan 26 2006
  
      
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