Nike tennis shoes and leggings

Old Apr 16th, 2015, 06:46 PM
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Why not?

John Galliano walks through the Tuileries dressed like a gay pirate.

Why shouldn't you walk down Blvd. Saint-Germain dressed like Andouille sausage?

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Old Apr 16th, 2015, 06:50 PM
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"I travel alone".
Then you are honest with yourself. Congratulations !

No, the arrow is pointing at some parisien. Any parisien.
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Old Apr 16th, 2015, 09:16 PM
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'Stupide' is not even a noun in French, only an adjective, so such a statement would not even exist. Perhaps you have added the 'avec' by mistake.
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Old Apr 16th, 2015, 11:05 PM
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How do you know they are Parisian. They could be from anywhere in the world. ;-)
Oh how I hate fashion police on forums.
The way you stick out is behavioural/body lady language.
There are differences between each European country let alone USA v EU.
Relax and enjoy your vacation and be yourself.
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Old Apr 17th, 2015, 02:33 AM
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There's only ever one thing that singles an American out in Europe.

Cheap, faded, badly fitting jeans.

No European of any substance would wear them.
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Old Apr 17th, 2015, 02:41 AM
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<i>Cheap, faded, badly fitting jeans.</i>

Agreed.

I'd also add wearing ballcaps indoors.
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Old Apr 17th, 2015, 03:01 AM
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In Paris, we can buy our faded badly fitting jeans for 300 euros and more -- according to what I see in the chic shop windows.
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Old Apr 17th, 2015, 03:27 AM
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Faded, yes, but badly fitting?
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Old Apr 17th, 2015, 04:01 AM
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I've just bought some great looking tunics, black and white and brown and grey that I will wear with leggings in Ottawa, London and Paris.
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Old Apr 17th, 2015, 05:23 AM
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Thank you all my defenders of leggings, especially Sandralist. I think some of the posters don't realize that leggings won't necessarily look like gym clothes when you top it off with a stylish shirt and jacket. Lulu has what they call the street wear line. NYC, you would have a heart attack if you went to the Florida Keys. Even here in Fort Lauderdale, business casual attire is a cotton skirt and pretty open toe thong style sandals. I wouldn't call that a disaster, I would call that living! The only men who wear suits are those going on a job interview. It's just completely different here and that's why I asked. I appreciate all the comments.
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Old Apr 17th, 2015, 06:10 AM
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First off there is no Europe. We have indeidual counties, each with it's own ideas.
However you are also wrong about what you think as a error.
Paris: http://nataliehartleywears.blogspot....eek-day-5.html
http://parisbreakfasts.blogspot.com....-in-paris.html
the last photo on this page: http://blog.benetton.com/france/2013...style-a-paris/
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Old Apr 17th, 2015, 07:18 AM
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<I think some of the posters don't realize that leggings won't necessarily look like gym clothes when you top it off with a stylish shirt and jacket.>
Exactly. Enjoy your trip, julzieluv1!
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Old Apr 17th, 2015, 07:21 AM
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<i><font color=#555555>"I think some of the posters don't realize that leggings won't necessarily look like gym clothes when you top it off with a stylish shirt and jacket."</font></i>

Of course, you'd have to be an idiot not to realize that. OK then. So the "outfit" will end up looking like gym clothes concealed to look like something "stylish." Throwing something loose over leggings to hide a fat behind is hardly an original idea. In fact, it's a fashion retread from the 80's. IMO, it just screams lazy, tired, and seriously outdated. I don't really care about any perceived fashion "rage." The role of the fashion press is to tell women what to buy right now. Most women are followers who can't, or won't think for themselves.

<i><font color=#555555>"Lulu has what they call the street wear line."</font></i>

The goal of clothing manufacturers is to sell their product. They don't care how you look in their product. They just want you to buy it. What they call their product means nothing, except to the average shopper who needs marketing terms to guide them in justifying their purchase.

<i><font color=#555555>"NYC, you would have a heart attack if you went to the Florida Keys."</font></i>

If you dress anything like you write hyperbole, then all I can say is good luck with your travel wardrobe in France in Italy.

The way people dress in public would never give me a heart attack. But let's not mention my love of butter. I work in show business, so frankly, I've seen it all. I travel for work. There are very few places I haven't been. I have no bucket list. I've been to the Florida Keys too many times. Very few folks in Florida know anything about great taste and style. It's a hot climate. Like I said above, constant heat has its effect on the brain.

I think your query is smart and considerate, given your "I would call that living" mindset. However, I don't think it's smart to follow the advice of a tasteless, insecure troll who suffers from low self-esteem and control issues. Considering the amount of time she dedicates to her never-ending "one last comment from me," she demonstrates a lot of gall and nerve telling anyone "to get a life." Pot meet kettle. All one can do is laugh.
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Old Apr 17th, 2015, 09:37 AM
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<If you dress anything like you write hyperbole>
Self-awareness, thy name is decidedly not NYCFoodSnob!
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Fort Lauderdale?

Why didn't you mention that you reside in the fashion capital of Broward County?

I like to label the fashion ambiance of Fort Lauderdale as "Senior-Citizen Snazzy" or "Hurricane Chic."

Don't forget to bring your yoga mat with you when you enter Hediard. Inès de la Fressange would be impressed.

Pas des mouches sur vous!


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Old Apr 17th, 2015, 09:58 AM
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The original poster ASKED. If she didn't care, why did she ask? Since she asked, people gave answers.

Apparently "Lulu" holds sway, so why ask here at all? Lululemon corporate would have provided the desired answer. They are brilliantly cashing in on the yoga craze, so they must know.

Bashing those who gave considered viewpoints from their own experiences (after they were asked for their opinions) is just bad behavior.
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Old Apr 17th, 2015, 10:16 AM
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<Inès de la Fressange would be impressed.>
Since she's doing a line for Uniqlo now, she may well be.
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Old Apr 17th, 2015, 10:22 AM
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Again, I do agree with tuscanlifeedit. OP asked, she got opinions, mostly polite, so why bash people?

But I was curious about this Lulu 'streetwear' concept. From their web page, a description of the 'street to studio' pant:

We made these pants out of lightweight, sweat-wicking Swift fabric to keep us covered on our way to the studio or gym. Stretchy inseam panels give us the freedom to move when we're trying to make getting to class on time a part of our practice.

To me, it's gym clothes. But the OP is certainly free to wear what makes her comfortable. Have an enjoyable trip.
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Old Apr 17th, 2015, 10:49 AM
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Now that we've all agreed that people can wear whatever they want -- without necessarily be snubbed by anyone -- perhaps it is time to move on.

(Yes, I realize that this was just my tiny intermission in a debate that will continue for another 30-50 posts.)
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Old Apr 17th, 2015, 02:11 PM
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(Very few folks in Florida know anything about great taste and style. It's a hot climate. Like I said above, constant heat has its effect on the brain)
Apparently New York rudeness has affected your brain.
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