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    • Anti-fashion

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    • Fetish clothing

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    • Gothic fashion

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    • Heavy metal fashion

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    • Hip hop fashion

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    • Lolita fashion

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    • Punk fashion

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    • Androgyny

    • Androgyny is the combination of masculine and feminine characteristics. Gender ambiguity may be found in fashion, gender identity, sexual identity, or sexual lifestyle. It can also refer to one's singing or speaking voice. Androgyny as a noun came into use c.1850, nominalizing the adjective androgynous. The adject ... Read »


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    • Anti-fashion

    • Anti-fashion is an umbrella term for various styles of dress which are explicitly contrary to the fashion of the day. Anti-fashion styles may represent an attitude of indifference or may arise from political or practical goals which make fashion a secondary priority. The term is sometimes even used for styles champione ... Read »


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    • Bogan

    • The term bogan (/ˈboʊɡən/) is a derogatory Australian and New Zealand slang word used to describe a person whose speech, clothing, attitude and behaviour exemplify values and behaviour considered unrefined or unsophisticated. Depending on the context, the term can be pejorative or self-deprecating. Since t ... Read »


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    • Bohemian style

    • In modern usage, the term "Bohemian" is applied to people who live unconventional, usually artistic, lives. The adherents of the "Bloomsbury Group", which formed around the Stephen sisters, Vanessa Bell and Virginia Woolf in the early 20th century, are among the best-known examples. The original "Bohemians" were travel ... Read »


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    • Boho-chic

    • Boho-chic is a style of fashion drawing on various bohemian and hippie influences, which, at its height in late 2005 was associated particularly with actress Sienna Miller and model Kate Moss in England and (as "boho" chic) actress and businesswoman Mary-Kate Olsen in the United States. It has been seen since the early ... Read »


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    • Bon chic bon genre

    • Bon chic, bon genre (English: Good style, good attitude) is an expression used in France to refer to a subculture of stylish members of the Paris upper class. They are typically well-educated, well-connected, and descended from "old money" families, preferably with some aristocratic ancestry. The style combines certain ... Read »


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    • Boyfriend (fashion)

    • In fashion design, primarily in ready-to-wear lines, boyfriend is any style of women's clothing that was modified from a corresponding men's garment. Examples include boyfriend jackets, boyfriend jeans, and boyfriend blazers, which are often more unisex or looser in appearance and fit than most women's jackets or trous ... Read »


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    • Business casual

    • Business casual is an ambiguously-defined dress code that has been adopted by many professional and white-collar workplaces in Western countries. It entails neat yet casual attire and is generally more casual than informal attire but more formal than casual or smart casual attire. Casual Fridays preceded widespread acc ... Read »


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    • Casual

    • In the European tradition, casual is the dress code that emphasizes comfort and personal expression over presentation, formality and conformity. More simply, "casual" can be defined as something relaxed, occasional, not planned, or informal. It includes a very wide variety of costume, so it is perhaps better defined by ... Read »


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    • Chav

    • Chav (/ˈtʃæv/ CHAV) is a pejorative epithet used in Britain to describe a particular stereotype of anti-social youth dressed in sportswear. The word was popularised in the first decade of the 21st century by the British mass media to refer to an anti-social youth subculture in the United Kingdom. The Oxford En ... Read »


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    • Chic

    • Chic /ˈʃiːk/, meaning "stylish" or "smart", is an element of fashion. is a French word, established in English since at least the 1870s. Early references in English dictionaries classified it as slang and New Zealand-born lexicographer Eric Partridge noted, with reference to its colloquial meaning, that ... Read »


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    • Clubwear

    • Clubwear is provocative, revealing, or fetish clothing that is worn to nightclubs featuring a sensual atmosphere with a very relaxed dress code. There are various types of clothing items that could be worn to clubs based on the location of the club, the club's dress code and the weather. Clubwear in the US and UK usua ... Read »


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    • Cycle chic

    • Cycle chic or bicycle chic refers to cycling in fashionable everyday clothes. The fashion concept developed in popular culture to include bicycles and bicycle accessories as well as clothing. The phrase Cycle Chic was coined in 2007 by Mikael Colville-Andersen, who started the Copenhagen Cycle Chic blog in the same yea ... Read »


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    • Dress clothes

    • Dress clothes are clothing that is less formal than formal wear but more formal than casual wear. The term is considered a secular version of Sunday clothes and church clothes, which signifies clothes worn by some Christians to a Sunday mass. For boys and men, this includes items like: For girls or women, this in ... Read »


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    • Empire silhouette

    • Empire silhouette, Empire line, Empire waist or just Empire is a style in women's clothing in which the dress has a fitted bodice ending just below the bust, giving a high-waisted appearance, and a gathered skirt which is long and loosely fitting but skims the body rather than being supported by voluminous petticoats. ... Read »


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    • Flapper

    • Flappers were a generation of young Western women in the 1920s who wore short skirts, bobbed their hair, listened to jazz, and flaunted their disdain for what was then considered acceptable behavior. Flappers were seen as brash for wearing excessive makeup, drinking, treating sex in a casual manner, smoking, driving au ... Read »


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    • Gamine

    • A gamine is a slim, often boyish, elegant young woman who is, or is perceived to be, mischievous, teasing or sexually appealing. The word gamine is a French word, the feminine form of gamin, originally meaning urchin, waif or playful, naughty child. It was used in English from about the mid-19th century (for example, ... Read »


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    • Geek

    • The word geek is a slang term originally used to describe eccentric or non-mainstream people; in current use, the word typically connotes an expert or enthusiast or a person obsessed with a hobby or intellectual pursuit, with a general pejorative meaning of a "peculiar person, especially one who is perceived to be over ... Read »


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    • Gibson Girl

    • The Gibson Girl was the personification of the feminine ideal of physical attractiveness as portrayed by the pen-and-ink illustrations of artist Charles Dana Gibson during a 20-year period that spanned the late 19th and early 20th century in the United States and Canada. The artist saw his creation as representing the ... Read »


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    • Girlfriend (fashion)

    • Cross-dressing is the act of wearing items of clothing and other accoutrements commonly associated with the opposite sex within a particular society. Cross-dressing has been used for purposes of disguise, comfort, and self-discovery in modern times and throughout history. Almost every human society throughout history ... Read »


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    • Gothic fashion

    • Gothic fashion is a clothing style marked by conspicuously dark, mysterious, antiquated and homogenous features. It is worn by members of the Goth subculture. A dark, sometimes morbid fashion and style of dress, typical gothic fashion includes a pale complexion with colored black hair, black lips and black clothes. Bot ... Read »


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    • Heroin chic

    • Heroin chic was a look popularized in mid-1990s fashion and characterized by pale skin, dark circles underneath the eyes, dark red lipstick and angular bone structure. The look, characterised by emaciated features and androgyny, was a reaction against the "healthy" and vibrant look of models such as Cindy Crawford and ... Read »


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    • Ivy League (clothes)

    • Ivy League is a style of men's dress, popular during the late 1950s in the Northeastern United States, and said to have originated on college campuses, particularly those of the Ivy League. It was the predecessor to the preppy style of dress. Ivy League clothing is derived from the casual attire worn by the Britis ... Read »


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    • La Sape

    • La Sape, an abbreviation based on the phrase Société des Ambianceurs et des Personnes Élégantes (French; literally "Society of Ambiance-Makers and Elegant People") and hinting to the French slang word sape which means "attire", is a subculture centered on the cities of Kinshasa and Brazzaville in the Democr ... Read »


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    • List of chics

    • This is a list of notable chics. Term used in the United States c. 2005 for a "homeless" style, similar to boho-chic, that was initially popularised in Greenwich Village. Its main features were floppy hats, sunglasses and "dust-catcher" skirts. Bobo (i.e. bourgeois-Bohemian) chic was used in a similar sense. "Beach c ... Read »


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    • Lolita fashion

    • Lolita (ロリータ・ファッション, rorÄ«ta fasshon?) is a fashion subculture originating in Japan that is based on Victorian and Edwardian clothing. The origin of the term's meaning is complex, and remains unclear. The movement probably started in the late 1970s when famous l ... Read »


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    • Luxe Grunge

    • Luxe Grunge (also known as boho-chic or "luxe bohemian" ) is a chicer updated grunge-boho collection; an unkempt approach to wardrobe, popularized by celebrities such as the Olsen twins. First motivated by Seattle's groundbreaking rock scene in the 1990s – the modern update contains all the mainstays of yesterday ... Read »


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    • Madras (cloth)

    • Madras is a lightweight cotton fabric with typically patterned texture and plaid design, used primarily for summer clothing such as pants, shorts, dresses, and jackets. The fabric takes its name from the former name of the city of Chennai in India. Madras today is available as plaid patterns in regular cotton, seersuc ... Read »


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    • Nazi chic

    • Nazi chic is the use of Nazi-era style, imagery, and paraphernalia in clothing and popular culture, especially when used for taboo-breaking or shock value rather than out of genuine sympathies with Nazism. Its use began in the mid-seventies with the emergence of the punk movement in London: the Sex Pistols' first tele ... Read »


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    • Pokemón (subculture)


    • Preppy

    • Preppy (also spelled preppie) or prep (all abbreviations of the word preparatory) refer to a subculture in the United States associated with the old private Northeastern university-preparatory schools. The terms are used to denote a person seen as characteristic of a student or alumnus of these schools. Prep has become ... Read »


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    • Radical chic

    • "Radical chic" is a term coined by journalist Tom Wolfe in his 1970 essay "Radical Chic: That Party at Lenny's," to describe the adoption and promotion of radical political causes by celebrities, socialites, and high society. The concept has been described as "an exercise in double-tracking one's public image: on the o ... Read »


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    • Rah (slang)

    • Rah is a pejorative term referring to a stereotypical affluent young upper class or upper-middle class person (male or female) in the United Kingdom. The characteristics of a rah are similar to those of the Sloane Ranger stereotype also recognised in the UK, though a rah is generally younger, typically around universit ... Read »


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    • Seapunk

    • Seapunk is a subculture that originated on Tumblr in 2011. It is often associated with an aquatic-themed style of fashion, 3D net art, iconography, and allusions to popular culture of the 1990s. The advent of seapunk also spawned its own electronic music subgenre, featuring elements of Southern hip hop and pop music an ... Read »


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    • Shabby chic

    • Shabby chic (/ˈʃæb.iˈʃiːk/) is a form of interior design where furniture and furnishings are either chosen for their appearance of age and signs of wear and tear or where new items are distressed to achieve the appearance of an antique. At the same time, a soft, opulent, yet cottage-style decor, often ... Read »


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    • Size zero

    • Size zero or size 0 is a women's clothing size in the US catalog sizes system. Size 0 and 00 were invented due to the changing of clothing sizes over time (referred to as vanity sizing or size inflation), which has caused the adoption of lower numbers. For example, a 2011 size 0 is equivalent to a 2001 size 2, and is l ... Read »


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    • Skeet (Newfoundland)

    • Skeet is a stereotype and pejorative epithet in Newfoundland English, describing a lower class youth, "ignorant, aggressive and unruly", of low education, often wearing sportswear, and associated with loitering, non-standard English language, drug and alcohol use, and petty crime. The term is similar to the English cha ... Read »


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    • Sloane Ranger

    • In the United Kingdom, a Sloane Ranger (sometimes shortened to Sloane or Sloanie) is a stereotypical young upper-middle or upper class person who pursues a distinctive fashionable lifestyle. The term is a portmanteau of "Sloane Square", a location in Chelsea, London famed for the wealth of residents and frequenters, an ... Read »


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    • Soft grunge

    • Soft grunge is a fashion trend that originated as a form of 1990s appropriation. Soft grunge is a bowdlerization of early 1990s grunge culture, that also incorporates elements of contemporary subculture and gothic subculture. Soft grunge originated on Tumblr around 2010. Some hallmarks of "soft grunge" include: the u ... Read »


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    • Stilyagi

    • Stilyagi (Russian: стиляги, the plural of "стиляга", stilyaga; lit. "stylish", "style hunter") was a derogatory appellation for members of a youth counterculture from the late 1940s until the early 1960s in the Soviet Union. Stilyagi were primarily distinguished by their snappy ... Read »


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    • Style tribe

    • A style tribe or fashion tribe is a group of people that dress in a distinctive style to show their membership in this group. Examples include punks, goths, hip-hop devotees, and ravers. The term "style tribe" appears to have been coined by anthropologist Ted Polhemus, who analyzed style tribes in terms of the modern p ... Read »


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    • Swenkas

    • In South Africa, Swenkas are working-class Zulu men who participate in amateur competitions that are part fashion show and part choreography, the purpose of which is to display one's style and sense of attitude. The practice, called "swenking", ultimately derives from the English word "". These well-dressed men are pr ... Read »


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    • Thrift store chic

    • Thrift store chic refers to a style of dressing where clothes are cheap and/or used. Clothes are often bought from thrift stores such as the Salvation Army, Goodwill, or Value Village. Originally popular among the hippies of the late 1960s, this fashion movement resurfaced during the mid-1980s among teenagers, and expa ... Read »


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    • Young fogey

    • "Young fogey" is a term humorously applied, in British context, to some younger-generation, rather buttoned-down writers and journalists, such as Simon Heffer, Charles Moore and, for a while, A. N. Wilson. The term is attributed to Alan Watkins writing in 1984 in The Spectator. "Young " is still used to describe conse ... Read »


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