Food styling, like any other art, is subjective. What pleases one person's eye might make another person go into involuntary and uncontrollable eyelid twitches of frustration. The food stylists over at Anthropologie certainly made an impression with author/editor Alanna Okun.
Alanna took a break from her involuntary lid twitching session to show us exactly why things were driving her batty, and now we know for sure that Anthropologie is staffed and run by aliens who have never had to eat food, but have had the idea of eating food explained to them. Poorly.
which is why i get extra mad when whimsy goes too far!!!!!— Alanna Okun (@alanna) January 2, 2018
Maybe it’s hinting at the amount of food you’re allowed to eat if you want to fit in their clothing.— Valevale (@Mejorincognita) January 3, 2018
lololol who took that TINY bite of a tiny pancake!— Megan Johnson (@megansarahj) January 2, 2018
Argh. It’s giving me ocd and a migraine. Why are the eggs just outside the weird dish?— Sophie Orbaum (@sophieorbaum) January 3, 2018
"ok ok hear me out what if we chucked these tiny pears at this giant plate and just hoped for the best"— god rest ye merry gentlemanzocco (@nataliamanzocco) January 2, 2018
I hate-love Anthropologie and now I'm so much angrier than I was before. Now I won't be able to look at their tableware without bursting blood vessels— new year who dis (@glittersquirrel) January 3, 2018
LOL let’s just pile these eggs here in no particular reference to anything’s— Chelsea Kyle (@chelliekyle) January 3, 2018
They're about 4/10 on food actually making it to the plate— Eric King (@erickingdavid) January 2, 2018
This is like some weirdass hipster anti-food styling food styling.— ❆ Ar!elle ❆ (@SpicyPurritos) January 4, 2018
It's 2018. We have to do better, people. Can we all agree that eating artichokes off of concrete stairs shouldn't be a thing? Please? For Alanna's sake.