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Friday, May 12, 2006

London Underground Fashion Victims

Fashion Victims on the Tube

Once again it's this week's look at commuters who are slaves to fashion or have a particular fashion "style" that particularly caught my eye or shows people taking that style and "making it their own". Still sorry that I've not been able to keep
Anthony happy and spot more people with flesh on display as the warmer weather approaches. The following picture was the best I could do this week

Muffin Top

I first heard this phrase from Kris last week and she was referring to the look you get when tight low slung trousers and tops don't quite meet and you get an "unsightly muffin top" in the middle. Check out the New York Daily News for more on the phrase - "that unsightly roll of flesh that spills over the waist of a pair of too-tight pants, like a muffin bursting out of the pan".

Muffin Top

This particular example also has the pre-requisite ripped jeans to add to the trend.

Cherry Vans & Miffy Bag

I've never seen a woman wearing a pair of chequered "Vans" before, but there's always a first time.

Cherry Vans & Miffy Bag

These ones have cherries dotted amongst the trademark chess-board design. However, this coupled with the "cute" red bag with lots of "Miffy" style rabbits on it, at her feet was all a bit much for my eyes.

Two Faced Watch

This guy was on his way to Heathrow Airport yesterday on the Piccadilly Line as he had some giant sized luggage. So perhaps he had deliberately worn his two faced designer "cuff" watch to keep track of times in two countries.

Two Faced Cuff Watch

I really don't like leather cuffs in general as it does look as though you are waiting for a kestral or perhaps in the Tube's case, a pigeon, to come swooping down to land on your wrist.

Oversized Posh Sunglassses

Finally, a look that Posh Beckham has made famous. The oversized designer sunglasses

Oversized Sunglasses

These sunglasses really scream "Look at me, look at me" at the same time as trying to give the wearer an air of mystery that they can hide behind. You can't quite see it in this picture, but this woman had a leaf on the top of her head, which rather spoiled the designer look!

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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