What Do We Do With Dresses Without Pockets?


What Do We Do With Dresses Without Pockets?

Illustration: Palak Bansal


ungover and drunk on the naive optimism that usually engulfs everyone on the first day of every new year, my roommate and I decided to kickstart 2018 by going for a lavish Monday buffet.

Accompanied by a couple more friends, and a newfound vigour for daytime overdressing, we arrived at the restaurant with exuberant stomachs. Minutes became hours as we dug in with an urgency best reserved for people forced to subscribe to the keto way of life. Conversation went from new year resolutions to new phones and then to a piece of startling advice: “Don’t buy any phone that you won’t be able to fit in your pocket.”