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fashion victim

A person who places too much value on popular trends and styles. It's one thing to have good taste in clothing, but it's another to be a fashion victim who always needs to be seen wearing popular brand names.
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The Revolution and its aftermath transformed the role of fashion in French society, as Chrisman-Campbell explains in the final section of Fashion Victims.
On Day 4 (of 5) of the Mercedes-Benz Spring 2008 Fashion Week, held at Smashbox Studios in Culver City (as well as tons of other tag-along venues all over town), there were bikinis that looked like lingerie, eco-friendly togs touted by green-loving beauties, and serious skid marks left by fashion victim models dressed in caution-sign couture who couldn't keep their feet on the catwalk.
Ditto Sherman's impersonations and parodies of fashion victims, matrons, and other idiosyncratic types.
THE problem with What not to Wear is not Tranny - sorry - Trinny and Susannah being such utter cows to the poor fashion victims (BBC3, Wed).
The revolutionary British system would let fashion victims know if they looked like a stuffed turkey or a scarecrow.
Company editor Sam Baker said: "Cat Deeley knocking Posh off the top slot to win this Style Icon award shows that young British women aren't interested in being fashion victims.
She said: 'Cat Deeley knocking Posh off the top slot to win this Style Icon award shows that young British women aren't interested in being fashion victims.
The much-anticipated issue also features fashion victims whose choices in 2005 earned them a spot on People en Espanol's "Worst Dressed" list.
HOT on the heels of her bandmate Jenny Frost's telly success making-under willing fashion victims in Snog, Marry, Avoid, Liz McClarnon is getting her own small screen starring role.
But try telling that to the many fashion victims in the audience bouncing along to their pop-punk merriment.
MINI-DRIVING fashion victims can now buy designer luggage to match their car.
CALL us fashion victims if you must (but we may fall out).
At least that's what the fashion police would have us believe and naturally the fashion houses smell an opportunity to exploit some foolish fashion victims.
Made according to the dictates of traditional sumi-e technique, which requires the artist to make quick, decisive strokes, these focus primarily on details such as beads of sweat and eyes so exaggeratedly thick-lashed that they recall A Clockwork Orange's ultraviolent fashion victims, the Droogs.
It appointed Palmer Hargreaves Mint to establish Design Loake with 30 to 45-year-old men who are style-conscious, but not fashion victims.