Man does fashion show of his quarantine outfits amid coronavirus lockdown

Coronavirus: Man goes viral for fashion show of quarantine outfits

'I desperately needed this laugh'

Chelsea Ritschel
New York
Friday 27 March 2020 18:26
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A man confined to his home because of the coronavirus pandemic has entertained people on social media with a fashion show of his quarantine outfits.

On Monday, Elias Aragaw, from Dallas County, Texas, shared a video of the outfits he would be wearing to hang out around his home on Twitter.

“Quarantine Showcase for my outfits I’ll be rocking at home for lock down 2020,” Aragaw captioned the video.

The video begins with Aragaw walking into the shot wearing a long white robe, before opening it to unveil a white T-shirt and shorts.

“Welcome to the quarantine runway show,” he narrates. “Look at him ready to spend days in the house with that beautiful, traditional Ethiopian robe. Opening it up, white T-shirt and shorts, very casual look just in case the AC is blowing. Little spin and a flare and away he goes.”

For Aragaw’s next look, he walks the makeshift runway of his home in a pair of sweatpants and a tank top “just in case he wants to do a little home workout”.

The third look modelled sees Aragaw in another pair of sweatpants, this time grey, and a black hoodie. He completed the look with sneakers and gloves, for when he wants to run outside or grab essential items from the store.

“Alright, what do we have here? The Netflix-and-chill Snuggie,” Aragaw narrates as he walks out in a Dallas Cowboys-printed full-body blanket. “He looks ready to binge-watch hours of TV shows.”

The amusing clip, which has since been viewed more than 66,000, has prompted numerous people who are also in lock down in an effort to curb the spread of coronavirus to thank Aragaw for the entertainment.

“You made my whole day! Thank you, I love this video,” one person wrote.

Another said: “Crying with laughter for real. Totally needed this today.”

“I desperately needed this laugh. Stay safe!” someone else tweeted.

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As for what he hopes for people during this difficult time, Aragaw told the New York Post: “In the midst of difficult times lies creativity. So while we’re all quarantined, be safe and find your peace and what makes you happy through it all.”

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