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Brands that scream CHAV

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FailHere

528 posts

49 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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Halfords

JudgeMental

6,927 posts

130 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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Wetherspoon

Opara

491 posts

67 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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If chavs didn't dress in the following way




But instead the chav uniform was something cool like a leather jacket do you think they'd get more respect?

fiatpower

1,127 posts

68 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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Ugg boots. They are everywhere!

dave stew

1,502 posts

64 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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I was told by a guy on the performance Volvo forum that my manual T5 was Chavvy as its
"Chavvy to change gear"

Right ok.

Glade

2,836 posts

120 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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Boat shoes.... We have form for this.

http://www.pistonheads.com/gassing/topic.asp?h=0&a...

Triumph Man

3,653 posts

65 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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dave stew said:
I was told by a guy on the performance Volvo forum that my manual T5 was Chavvy as its
"Chavvy to change gear"

Right ok.
Quite right, your butler should do it for you! You utter oik!

Pique

1,156 posts

104 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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Jesus christ some of you lot need educating as to what a chav is.

Go for a walk round Yeovil then come and talk about your Aquascutum and Tag Heuer rofl

DoctorX

2,218 posts

64 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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All this chav talk has reminded me of this. "JJB has a trackie put aside for me..." Classic.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xL2Q5sRB-RY&fea...

Trommel

12,832 posts

156 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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In this context, "chav" should surely be defined as what you consider to be the preserve of those you deem socially inferior.


BadRotorFinger

441 posts

89 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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Frosty jack, premier cru of the chav.

mph1977

9,986 posts

65 months

Wednesday 3rd October 2012
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theshrew said:
Yes it starting to be a chav brand.

Same as everything it slowly catches on until even chavs get wind of it. When this happends genraaly a huge explosion of chav is around the corner.
classic examples

Burberry,
Henri Lloyd - 15 / 20 years ago only sailing types wore H-L...
and to some extent Barbour...

interestingly Musto have survived in their Sailing and Equestrian niche ..

Colonial

11,705 posts

102 months

Wednesday 3rd October 2012
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To sum up the thread.

Any brand that I have heard of that I don't own.

chryslerben

687 posts

56 months

Wednesday 3rd October 2012
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Has anybody said Audi yet??

Seems to be the council estate car that says you've made it to the heady world of being approved for car finance round my way.

Galsia

1,516 posts

87 months

Wednesday 3rd October 2012
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Subaru

Vieste

10,532 posts

57 months

Wednesday 3rd October 2012
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I have a Ted baker t-shirt with his name on it and a mk2 ford escort mexico with a 2.2 Pinto Rally engine does that make me a chav?

AdamTheTrader

167 posts

42 months

Wednesday 3rd October 2012
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GruntyDC5 said:
AdamTheTrader said:
Evisu
Fred Perry
G star

Lyle & Scott
I must be a chav because my wardrobe consists almost entirely of the above. 6 pairs of G star jeans, about 20 assorted Fred Perry and Lyle & Scott Polos in assorted colours.
Mine's the same to be fair hehe

Melman Giraffe

Original Poster:

5,012 posts

115 months

Wednesday 3rd October 2012
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contracttor said:
Melman Giraffe said:
Tne meaning of the word Chav...... or white working-class youth

The stereotype of a chav includes wearing branded designer sportswear.[10] Stereotypical attire might be accompanied by some form of gold jewellery otherwise termed 'bling'.[11]

In a case where a teenage woman was barred from her own home under the terms of an Anti-Social Behaviour Order in 2005, some British national newspapers branded her "the real-life Vicky Pollard" with the Daily Star running headlines reading "Good riddance to chav scum: real life Vicky Pollard evicted". [12] A 2006 survey by YouGov suggested 70% of TV industry professionals believed that Vicky Pollard was an accurate reflection of white working-class youth.[9]
Jesus. If you are going to cut and paste straight from http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chav#section_2 at least have the decency to cite refs.
Thanks rolleyes

SMGB

786 posts

36 months

Wednesday 3rd October 2012
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Twincam16 said:
yes I've often wondered what owners of these might say if someone asked what it was:

It's a Toyari. The turbos are fun and have the merit of annoying Ferrari owners

jonny70

1,100 posts

55 months

Wednesday 3rd October 2012
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How is Burberry a chavvy brand?

It used to be. They went through a bad phase about 10-15 years ago.They haven't manufactured a checkered baseball cap in over 10 years (so they all must be fake nowadays)Have you ever been in to a Burberry boutique most of the clothes are elegant .

http://uk.burberry.com/store/menswear/trench-coats... (proper chav stuff right)