1. V-Neck And Skinny Jeans On Boys – Grow Up!
They look good on Kate Moss but not on you my dear. Even though I’m not a big fan of skinny jeans in general, I am willing to accept them on properly build girls (yes, that word “skinny” implies a certain form of your body you should possess).
However, guys, you should let pass this one without even thinking about it. Don’t Think About It!!
Guys with skinny jeans and v-neck shirts, could also walk around with a big sign saying, “I’m actually a woman and I don’t want to dress like a guy, look at my skinny legs, I will not be able to protect you, oh its 8PM, I need to go to bed”.
2. Hot Pants No Matter What
No I’m not discriminating anyone here but there are certain fashion trends that were created by some very smart designers for certain groups of persons only. This is not discriminating but how fashion works. You would not wear an A sized Bra if you are actually Double D and vice versa. For Example. Correct?
Same goes actually for Hot Pants. Hot Pants were made for long legged and well, fortunate build, people. But definitely not for everyone. Yes, its kind of Singapore’s Uniform and you see ithem all day long everywhere.
But already beginning at the point of where you don’t know how to sit in the MRT, shyly shifting one leg to the other or you, well, and then you are also not fortunate build, then there are other really nice clothes to choose from. But not the Hot Pants, ok Sweetie?
3. Aren’t You Missing Something? Leggings As Pants
Back in Germany I used to wear thermo functional long legged running leggings because of the cold. They are pretty useful if you dont want to loose your legs to frost bites during jogging in the winter, but I was more then happy everytime I could strip them of my legs afterwards.
Now in Singapore some people seem to look in their closet in the morning, and then somehow somewhere something goes wrong in their thinking. They grab their, without question, very comfortable leggings or tights, put them on… and then leave the house. Hellouu?!
No you aren’t in your Ballet Studios locker and there are people out there who believe that you are missing an essential part of your outfit. Your pants! Consider leggings as a sport utility or … thights, but not stand alone pants, it looks wrong!
4. Uhm, Your Tie Is Too Short
This one comes more from my daily business life. Every time I walk through Raffles place towards my office, I see these actually well dressed people, they have branded suits, nice leather shoes, and in most cases some expensive looking mobile phone on their ear… but fixing my eyes on where their tie is supposed to sit, I get nightmares.
The proper length of a tie is when the end of it lies in the middle of your belts height. Means it ends approx 2.5cm below the upper ned of your belt. (Singapore Is Really Strange Can You Explain Please?)
Unfortunately too many people dont know that. And they end up looking like a clown. And I’m not even kidding. If your tie dangels somewhere in front of your privates something is wrong and if it is so short that you could wear two ties the same length below each other something is wrong as well.
5. That Crocodile Is Upside Down – Fake Clothes
Its quite straight forward. Don’t wear fake clothes. Especially not if its some dinner aka special event aka date or similar.
I know its painful to pay ten times the amount for something you can get a “little bit different” for peanuts somewhere else… but that “little bit” makes, well, the difference.
Don’t get down with the believe that we wont see. We will. Although nicely done, you can see the difference. And if you dont want to pay 100$ for a Poloshirt (I dont) then just get a nice cheapper one.
Same goes for other T-Shirts, pants, shoes whatever. That Technics T-Shirt, yes, its fake, every Technic T Shirt in Singapore is fake. They are kind of collector editions and go for up to 160$ a piece in Europe, and I know you didnt pay that much…
Anything Left Here?
If there are still fashion failures I havent mentioned here, then pleaaase feel free to post them in the comments below, I am actually sure there are, and if I get enough, then maybe we have a third part of this kind soon.