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Why Do the English Dress So Horridly?

Dandy Wonka

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The opposite for me was Paris. When it starts getting a bit cold I was blown away by the fashion - especially the girls. Also, I noticed that the first thing people look at there is your shoes. Haven't experienced that anywhere else. Though it is possible they are looking at the ground all the time to avoid the dog turds that litter every sidewalk.
 

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I travel a fair bit with work, and the best place for me to check out the state on means ware, and indeed business ware is the security line at the air port. Generally i would say it’s not good. The Brits in general don’t dress that well, better than our American cousins. The Itallians are generally the best, the French can be a bit fashion conscious.

I’m in London far to much, my old office was on Cork street, so right in the hart of sartorial west end, and the general standard of dress in the area wasn’t all that, except for those in the trade (the Rl guys in particular looked super sharp). A lot of people aren’t interested in clothing, I have heard many a person say that they resent spending money on clothes for work.
 

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"Why Do the English Dress So Horridly?"


Probably because we decided to follow the Americans around on their shirt tails rather than slinging our hooks with Europe.
Whilst that has had many benefits for our country, collegiate style, McDonald's burgers and the introduction of the phrase 'friendly fire' are not our best imports.
On a serious note, people in England are not allowed to be English any more, it is frowned upon and called elitist and racist. Spot an Englishman in London and you're likely to have found yourself in a private members club. Elsewhere in England the populous has decided to adopt various aspects of the Chav style, largely derived from watching fat Americans on the Jerry Springer show re-runs.
 
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I wonuldn't associate London with the English anyway. London is a highly cosmopolitan city with many races and cultures. I'm English and being a mod of sorts, have learned how to put clothes together and how to steer clear of fashion. It's unfair to judge everyone the same
 

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"Why Do the English Dress So Horridly?"


Probably because we decided to follow the Americans around on their shirt tails rather than slinging our hooks with Europe.
Whilst that has had many benefits for our country, collegiate style, McDonald's burgers and the introduction of the phrase 'friendly fire' are not our best imports.
On a serious note, people in England are not allowed to be English any more, it is frowned upon and called elitist and racist. Spot an Englishman in London and you're likely to have found yourself in a private members club. Elsewhere in England the populous has decided to adopt various aspects of the Chav style, largely derived from watching fat Americans on the Jerry Springer show re-runs.

Dare I say it, "That's Gold Jerry!"
 

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I travel a fair bit with work, and the best place for me to check out the state on means ware, and indeed business ware is the security line at the air port. Generally i would say it’s not good. The Brits in general don’t dress that well, better than our American cousins. The Itallians are generally the best, the French can be a bit fashion conscious.

I’m in London far to much, my old office was on Cork street, so right in the hart of sartorial west end, and the general standard of dress in the area wasn’t all that, except for those in the trade (the Rl guys in particular looked super sharp). A lot of people aren’t interested in clothing, I have heard many a person say that they resent spending money on clothes for work.

I think the security line at the airport is a bit harsh. People tend to dress for comfort rather than fashion when they are about to fly.
 

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On a serious note, people in England are not allowed to be English any more, it is frowned upon and called elitist and racist. Spot an Englishman in London and you're likely to have found yourself in a private members club.

Yeah, I was disappointed when I was in London for a week. I thought I'd get to know some "original" Brits, but I think the only one I met was my tailor.
 

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