This set started off with the shorts. I tried to imagine who would wear them and I started to get this image in my head of this young woman who wants to escape her environment of the suburbs and make it in the big city as a fashion model. When she finally makes it in the big city arrives she finds that there is as much conformity and isolation in the city as there is in the suburbs. 

The the song "Subdivisions" by Rush popped into my head. I love this song. This band was huge when I was in high school, especially among boys.

Here is the whole song. 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lu9Ycq64Gy4

Lyrics by Neil Peart

Sprawling on the fringes of the city
In geometric order
An insulated border
In between the bright lights
And the far unlit unknown

Growing up it all seems so one-sided
Opinions all provided
The future pre-decided
Detached and subdivided
In the mass production zone

Nowhere is the dreamer
Or the misfit so alone

Subdivisions ---
In the high school halls
In the shopping malls
Conform or be cast out
Subdivisions ---
In the basement bars
In the backs of cars
Be cool or be cast out
Any escape might help to smooth
The unattractive truth
But the suburbs have no charms to soothe
The restless dreams of youth

Drawn like moths we drift into the city
The timeless old attraction
Cruising for the action
Lit up like a firefly
Just to feel the living night

Some will sell their dreams for small desires
Or lose the race to rats
Get caught in ticking traps
And start to dream of somewhere
To relax their restless flight

Somewhere out of a memory
Of lighted streets on quiet nights...
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