Something about seeing Manny’s mom out of the house, out from under the thumb of Joseph… she looks more empowered, more autonomous, like she does her own stuff out there in the world. She comes to see Manny at school, and it reminds me of when Michelle’s mom came to see her at school, and also Caitlin’s mom. Julietta wears cropped pants and a jacket. I can’t tell for sure but these might be her work clothes – lastly we see her wearing scrubs back at home.
Oh great, it’s Manny’s awesome dad again. He’s dressed in a very out-of-place looking shirt. It’s probably meant to look like it came from Value Village, to again show how hardworking and frugal Joseph is. And, ya know, just to generally contrast with Manny wanting to be expressive with her appearance. Tension.
Manny returns for Venus Part 2! First she’s seen tooootally hung over in these lime green PJs and Emma’s parents seem to be totally okay with it. Next, Manny is clad in a Canadian tuxedo – jean jacket, low rise jeans, white tennies, and a frilly blue shirt underneath. This shirt has ruffles and bounce and it kinda matches her hair – which looks fantastic by the way. DAMN I love this hair! Then we return to the tracksuit vibes, though I don’t think we have any velour.
More evidence for JT’s preppy-boy stage, as demonstrated here with these layered collars and shaggy hair. OMG and that butt-sniffing video he is watching really grosses me out. Still, isn’t it wild that we have been watching funny memey videos on the internet since at least 2005? Isn’t that when YouTube was created? Wild. Wait, JT isn’t even hooked up to the internet here. He must have downloaded that sh*t on KaZaA or something.
I love when Hazel and Paige are kinda coordinating. Here at the lunch table, Haze is in a sea-foam green and Paige is in a corally-pink. At cheer practice she has this awesome athleisure halter, and finally she’s in a blue blouse with a tie at the neck. And she’s sporting the super skinny eyebrows. I used to think that was so pretty. A part of me still does.
Our BABE of Season 5 is back! Okay, tbh there are many babes in S5. But I just love Emma’s era here. Her hair is bouncy; she’s out of those 90s bangs and excessive athleisure wear. First she’s in her PJs which consist of a spaghetti strap tank and PJ pants. Then she wears a white v-neck layered over a cami, with a shell necklace. Her style so interestingly conveys “yeah I’m a hottie but I also love the environment.” Maybe it’s all the earth tones. Speaking of earth tones, the next ‘fit is this sweater that ombre transitions from beige to brown, paired with brown pants. This is where she condemns Manny. But as we can see, that doesn’t last long because here they are the next day holding hands at school. Oh lord, the chest ruffles on this shirt. Not to blog but I was the QUEEN of chest ruffles in college in the late 2000s. Emma makes it boho by adding this leather tie belt to her low-rise jeans.