11 Jan '12, 8pm

The Detroit Car Show's fashionable side - Mother Nature Network (blog)

The Detroit Car Show's fashionable side - Mother Nature Network (blog)

Wandering the Detroit Auto Show post a not-so-writerly 5:45 a.m. wakeup, I was nothing short of delirious. It took me a few hours (and a cup of coffee with Earl Grey tea steeped in it, which is delicious by the way) to make a second foray and even begin to process what I was seeing. Indoor pyrotechnics, flashy, glistening surfaces everywhere (and the cars were sheening too), and an over-the-top-is-better motif seemed to infect most of the show's "booths" or areas wherein a car companies newest models were available to be stroked, sat in, admired and photographed. Some people were dusting cars off with giant poofs multiple times in an hour, while tall, slim white girls with waterfall hair wore cute dresses or snug outfits and smiled a lot, while other employees were like store greeters in very nice suits who were really superglad to see you.

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