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jeromestyle

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would LV, Gucci and D&G be part of your horror list?
Any brand that really disgusts you is welcome!

This is an ongoing list, you can suggest more tacky brands and I will update the list.
At the moment the brands that are included on the top ten list appear in no particular order. Styleforum members can vote for the most tacky brand ever here!

Super Top 10 Tacky Gaudy Brands:
it cannot get worst than this! This are the most hated brands.
1. Ed Hardy
2. D&G (Dolce & Gabanna)
3. A&F Abercrombie & Fitch
4. LV Louis Vuitton
5. G-Star
6. A|X Armani Exchange
7. Diesel
8. Versace
9. Burberry
10. H&M

10-20 Mid Tacky Gaudy Brands:
Cavalli,
Gucci,
Tom Ford,
Moschino,
Stacy Adams,
True Religion,
Kenneth Cole,
John Varvatos,
Gant by Michael Bastian,
Zilli,
20-30 Low Tacky Gaudy Brands:
Guess,
Aeropostale,
D2,
Creed,
CK Jeans,
Superdry,
Jack Willies,
Lyle and Scott,
Black Fleece,
Faconnable,

Hollister,
Dolce & Gabanna
Ferre,
FCUK,
Cole Haan,
RedGreen from Denmark,
Bono,
Unit and Hurley,
Joseph Abboud,
Rubinacci,
Paul & Shark,
American Eagle,
Gaastra,
Superdry,
Fat Face,
American Eagle,
Jones New York,
Joseph A Bank,
TH,
Battaglia,
Bijan,
Stefano Ricci,
Steve Madden,
Viviene Westwood,
US Polo Association,
TJ collection,
Point Zero,
Arnold Zimburg,
Robert Graham,
Kappa,
Theory,
Sciamat,
RW&CO,
Le Chateau,
MEXX,
Band of Outsiders,
Filson,
Barbour,
Bose,

not so tacky:
Engineered Garments,
Pierre Cardin,
Penguin,
Alden,
Church's,
Gap,
Zara,
YSL,
Polo,
Fred Perry,
Ralph Lauren,
Calvin Klein,
DKNY,
Gant,
Nautica,
Izod,
Banana Republic,
Tommy Hilfiger,
Emporio Armani,
Lacoste,
Cucinelli,
Dior Homme,
Hugo Boss,
Prada,

Watches:

Rolex and some Hublot
 
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Definitely, and in addition to the above... Prada, A&F and Emporio Armani.
 

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I'd go with Versace, Cavali, and then a whole pile of other guys.
 

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I cannot say I 'hate' any particular brands/designers. Generally speaking, I don't like cheap clothing (from 'big box' stores), but such has its places.

I suppose if I had to choose three brands I have the least affection for, I would choose:

1. Coogi (made in China). I dislike this version (opposed to made in Australia) because it's (typically) garish and I cannot understand why it exists.

2. Armani Exchange (A/X). Why did Armani think it was a good idea to cater to logo-obsessed high-schoolers?

And yes, I understand SF rejects Armani in general, although I personally like the label (Collezioni and Giorgio).


And to that I say I reject your Ralph Lauren!


*ahem*

3. True Religion - I simply don't care for the name. I'm content to leave it at that.
 
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some of those mentioned are gaudy but I don't hate them.

Not a big fan of tom ford
 

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A&F is a luxury brand? I think not.


In which case neither is D&G, what the OP suggested.

Both of which I consider gaudy, obnoxious, strictly for brand whores, and are certainly on my hate list.
 
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Watch it. My mother is Gaudish. :paranoia:
 

MikeDT

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their price is that of a luxury brand, I mean Dolce & Gabanna


Yes that's what I meant.

Genuine Abercrombie & Fitch(A&F) is certainly priced like a luxury brand here in China, same with Dolce & Gabbana(D&G). Maybe different elsewhere.
 

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2. Armani Exchange (A/X). Why did Armani think it was a good idea to cater to logo-obsessed high-schoolers?

And yes, I understand SF rejects Armani in general, although I personally like the label (Collezioni and Giorgio).


I think Armani is asking for it by having all these different lines. Emporio, Exchange, Armani Jeans. All with obnoxious branding.

I actually despise the sight of that 'GA' bird/phoenix/eagle thing logo.
Fortunately it's on a department store billboard, so it will get changed sooner or later.
 
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LV branded products are some of the most ostentatious and obnoxious.
 

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I could probably name about 30, but I'd say:

Versace - beyond ugly

Ed Hardy - help

Stacy Adams - square tipped wearers of the world unite
 

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