Poor flip flops and sweatpants--they just can't seem to catch a break.
The former's getting blamed left and right for exposing your bod to deadly bacteria with the power to KILL (as thoroughly demonstrated by our own Leah Chernikoff), while the other was once dubbed a "sign of defeat" by tastemaker Karl Lagerfeld.
And now, Lady Gaga is twisting the knife deeper still into the hearts of cozy clothes lovers everywhere. When the popstar appeared on Bravo's Watch What Happens Live earlier this week, she told host Andy Cohen (via The Daily Beast) that flip flops are "a gateway drug" to sweatpants and--gasp!--celibacy, and deserve blame for the "downfall of many relationships."
We can only infer then, that 10-inch spike-heel platforms and seashell thongs are the clothing equivalent to the Kama Sutra.