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Friday, March 03, 2006

London Underground Fashion Victims

Fashion Victims on the Tube

Here's this week's regular look at commuters spotted on the London Underground who could be considered to be slaves to fashion, or people who have taken a trend (or something they thought was trendy) and "made it their own" - with apologies to Louis Walsh off X Factor. There's a bit of a theme this week as it's all mostly to do with footwear and ladies jeans.

Overworn Boots

To be fair this next picture isn't a fashion victim as such. You know when you have a pair of shoes you like so much you just wear them and wear them. Well, I think that must have happened with the lady below

Worn boots

If you look at the toes of her boots you'll see holes or areas that have been worn away. Quite how she managed to do this is anyone's guess. Perhaps the pointed toes were so pointed that she kept bashing them into things. I'd imagine that it would be quite hard to get them repaired.

Metallic Bag and Blue Socks

Regular readers know of my personal hatred of metallic bags. (Please, please, please fashion designers stop making the things, they are hideous). However, what I found interesting about this woman is the glittery bright blue socks worn with the round toed brown shoes. An errr, ..... interesting colour choice!

Blue Socks Metallic Bag

I particularly like the way her metallic bag reflects the brightness of her socks too.

Lacy Jeans

To say it's fairly cold in London right now, is an understatement, so quite why this woman chose to wear jeans with holes deliberately cut into them is beyond me. In fact, not quite sure why she ever bought them in the first place, I just think the lacy pattern doesn't work in this example and it's quite hard to actually say why. But perhaps you'll have other opinions.

Lacy Jeans

Technically she's not a Tube victim as she was on South West trains, but hey ho, I thought I'd include her anyway.

Malteser jeans

Quite possibly the most hideous pair of jeans I have seen in some time. Let's ignore the "Ugg" style boots - I can almost excuse them as it's sooooo cold right now. But nothing can excuse someone buying a pair of jeans where it looks as though they have pieces of Maltesers stuck on them.

Malteser Jeans

The mind truly boggles, specially when the whole ensemble was accessorised with a Gucci bag!

That's it for this week. The previous entry for London Underground fashion victims is here and all of them together can be seen on the following Flickr set.

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