---- Federal Judge Sustains Discrimination Claims Against Target.com website
buckworks - 4:36 pm on Sep 8, 2006 (gmt 0)
other decorative incidentals that nobody wants to read
That's exactly what ALT="" is for.
As for the pleats on the grey pants, there's no need for the ALT text to duplicate the entire product description. In fact, if your product copy was descriptive enough, you could use an empty ALT attribute so the image wouldn't even make its presence known to the blind person.