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Friday, April 07, 2006

London Underground Fashion Victims

Fashion Victims on the Tube

Here's our regular Friday look at commuters who are slaves to fashion or people who are taking a "trendy" style and "making it their own" regardless of whether it suits them or not. It's ladies week this week and I must admit I usually find fewer male fashion victims than female ones.

Where's Wally

Do you remember those books where you had to spot a character called Wally who wore stripy clothes in a crowd of people? Well this was definitely a case of spotting Wally's sister, who actually wasn't too hard to spot

Where's Wally

Ah there she is, inside the train and the man sitting next to her put his hand on her knee to stop her getting away

Zebra Legs

I'm not sure what sort of shoes "go" with such stripy tights. Probably nothing, but at least keeping to black and white wasn't such an assault on the eyeballs.


Speaking of assaults on the eyeballs

Metallic Shoes in all varieties

The brown boots in the foreground are OK. The metallic boots on the left are, well, bearable I suppose. But blue metallic shoes! Jesus, what was she thinking when she bought them? I was particularly flabberghasted to see the chequered pattern on them and the black ribbon running round the edge, just to emphasise the hideousness of the blue. The shop assistant saw her coming, and thanks to that shop, now the rest of us can see her coming from a mile or so away.

White Moccasins

I promise not to go on about the fishnet tights, but purlease, black fishnets with white shoes. Fashion police where are you, when we need you?

Fishnets and White Shoes

First Birkenstocks of the Year

Hurrah, only last week we were talking about Birkenstock sandals and here's my first sighting of them in early April

Birkenstocks and tights

They look like a nice comfy pair too, but (ah the horror), she's wearing them with tights. This is the female equivalent of men wearing sandals with socks. However, when you look at her elegantly cut toenails it's hardly surprising she chose to cover up her feet a bit.

Red Belts or Red Skirts

I'm going to sound like someone's Mum here, but why do girls go out wearing skirts that are so short they could almost be belts?

Skirts or Belts

I'm not sure why the girls at Waterloo station had such an obsession with red either, perhaps they wanted to draw even more attention to themselves.

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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