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Fluelebrity Sighting: Amber from No Pants 2011

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L-R: Dorothy, Amber, Joanne, Shirley at the Haight Street Fluevog store.

L-R: Dorothy, Amber, Joanne, Shirley at the Haight Street Fluevog store.

During a recent visit to the Haight Street Fluevog store, members of the MotleyFlue had the pleasure of running into the lovely Amber Clisura, the woman behind No Pants 2011. Kudos to Madam Shirley for spotting Miss No Pants!

The MotleyFlue (sans Gladys) were visiting the store to meet up with fellow Flueddicts Marisol and Stacey, and take a sneak peek at the current sale. As we were admiring Agent Dorothy prance around in a pair of black Splendids, Madam Shirley turned to me, and whispered, “Hey! Isn’t that….” I looked over and answered, “Yes! It’s the No Pants girl!” Shirley then scrolled through her phone to find the No Pants website. After a few short whispers, we decided that we just had to say hello and take a photo. Miss No Pants is as lovely and cool as I had expected her to be. She sports Fluevogs, so no surprises there:)

I have Miss Gladys to thank for introducing me to No Pants. In 2010, I started my Flueddiction. Admittedly, I didn’t wear them out much because I just didn’t know what to wear with them (other than jeans and a t-shirt). Looking at Amber’s blog gave me some great ideas – especially with respect to letting go of pants, the ways tights and socks can really change a wardrobe, and not being afraid of using accessories, color, and texture. In 2011, I followed her blog religiously and I can’t wait to see what she has in store next!

Thank you, Amber No Pants! Running into you totally made my day:)

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Author: jlrondilla

Joanne L. Rondilla, is a scholar, writer, and educator (not necessarily in that order). She received her Ph.D. at UC Berkeley in Ethnic Studies and her B.A. in Art Studio and Asian American Studies at UC Santa Barbara. Her research focuses on beauty, race, gender, the body, and colonialism. She is the co-author of "Is Lighter Better? Skin Tone Discrimination Among Asian Americans" (with Paul Spickard) and the co-editor of "Pacific Diaspora: Island Peoples in the United States and Across the Pacific" (with Paul Spickard and Debbie Hippolite-Wright). Born and raised in Dededo, Guam, Joanne considers the San Francisco Bay area home. Outside of the academy, she has more than twelve years of work experience in the cosmetics industry as a skincare specialist and make-up artist. While she's not an Imelda Marcos fan, Joanne does love her Fluevogs!

One thought on “Fluelebrity Sighting: Amber from No Pants 2011

  1. omg, how did i miss this post?? i loved the no pants blog! it’s so awesome that you met her in person. i also hope to see what she’s up to now. i was always fond of her clothing designs.

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