imagined conversations

What If Your Mom’s Favorite Clothing Brands Could Talk? The New Yorker Imagines

“You know it deep within yourself,” Ann Taylor says. “When it’s the right time for a bold print.”

Megan Reynolds | August 28, 2015 - 4:30 pm

An Imagined Conversation With Pandora Radio About Its Obsession With The Song, “Sail”

Me: Ooh, I liked that song. Thumbs up, Pandora.

Pandora: Great! Glad you liked it. Since you liked that song, I think you will LOVE this next song:…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 30, 2014 - 3:00 pm

An Imagined Conversation With This Model (And His Beaver)

Model: Heeeeeeyyyy girl!

Me: Oh, umm, hi.

Model: Would you like to pet my beaver?

Me: Not really, no.

Model: Are you sure? It’s soft and…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | September 23, 2011 - 11:40 am

An Imagined Conversation With This Furry Model

Me: I like your cape.

Model: Thank you.

Me: It’s very Empire Strikes Back.

Model: What is that supposed to mean? …

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | September 11, 2011 - 5:00 pm

An Imagined Conversation With A Leaning Model

Me: Did you want to play that trust game?

Model: What? What trust game?

Me: You know, the one where you fall backwards and have to trust someone…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 22, 2011 - 10:40 am

An Imagined Conversation With This Express Model

Me: Hey.

Model: Hi.

Me: Nice weather we’re having.

Model: Very nice.

Me: Also you’re not wearing a shirt. …

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 5, 2011 - 6:44 pm

An Imagined Conversation With A Sad Model

Me: Why so sad?

Model: I’m wearing a denim vest.

Me: Oh.

Model: Also I ate some bad oysters. …

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 30, 2011 - 5:00 pm

An Imagined Conversation With This Top-Heavy Model

Me: Did you want some help carrying your packages?

Model: No, I’m fine.

Me: Really, it’s no trouble at all. …

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 10, 2011 - 4:00 pm

An Imagined Conversation With This Model

Model: Hey, can you help me for a second?

Me: Sure.

Model: What does it look like I’m doing? …

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 24, 2011 - 4:40 pm

An Imagined Conversation With This Furry Model

Me: Excuse me, I was–

Model: Ssshh! Don’t wake him!

Me: OK, I can whisper. Wait … who are you talking about?

Model: The spider monkey wrapped…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 7, 2011 - 11:40 am

An Imaginary Conversation With This Origami Model

Model: I need you to be honest with me.

Me: Always!

Model: What do you think of this outfit? …

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 29, 2011 - 4:00 pm

An Imagined Conversation With This Sulky Model

Me: Hey now, what’s the matter?

Model: Nothing. It’s nothing.

Me: Oh come on, you can tell me. …

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 18, 2011 - 11:40 am

An Imagined Conversation With This Model

Me: So … rough night?

Model: Not really.

Me: Are you sure? Did you go camping? Were you chased out of the wilderness by a bear? …

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 5, 2011 - 4:20 pm

An Imagined Conversation With This Amphibious Model

Me: Did you take swimming lessons when you were a kid?

Model: Sure did.

Me: Did you like them? …

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 11, 2011 - 11:20 am

An Imagined Conversation With This Model

Me: Hey, are you wearing those stick-on bra cups?

Model (who just happens to be Holly Madison): Yep! Aren’t they cute?

Me: Well, I’m not sure if cute…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 5, 2011 - 11:40 am

An Imagined Conversation With This Neiman Marcus Model

Me: Umm, excuse me?

Model: What?

Me: I’m sorry, it’s just that I couldn’t help but wonder what you’re doing… …

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 22, 2011 - 3:20 pm