People Staff
September 16, 1996 12:00 PM

In her Top 10 hit “One of Us,” Osborne asked the musical question: “What if God was one of us/ Just a slob like one of us?” Well, here’s betting the Divine attire would not trespass against taste with the same trendy yet unflattering retro gear and outsize nose ring that mark the 34-year-old Osborne’s style, one our mere mortal judges find unforgivable. “I think when you have good talent, you don’t have to try so hard,” says writer llene Beckerman. While Inside Edition’s Deborah Norville is charitably willing to “consider the music-business milieu in which she operates,” Houston Astro Derek Bell thinks that however far back the winds of fashion currently may be blowing, in this case the past is imperfect: “Ditch the ’60s.”

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