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Brands that scream CHAV

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Melman Giraffe

Original Poster:

5,036 posts

120 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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Paul's Boutique

Lonsdale

any more?

Mr Pies

6,627 posts

89 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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Burberry.


Jonathan27

513 posts

66 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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A timely thread. I was about to buy a Hollister polo shirt the other day, and my wife said that Hollister is Chavey. I’m not convinced, but I’m also not willing to risk looking like a chav so didn’t bother buying it.

What does PH think, is Hollister a chav brand?


PoleDriver

23,154 posts

96 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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Ford

Vauxhall

ILoveMondeo

9,197 posts

128 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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Anything with a big logo.



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Pixelpeep

3,743 posts

44 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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redbull

Man-At-Arms

5,173 posts

81 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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Melman Giraffe said:
Paul's Boutique
it's a brand yikes
i thought it was a local perfume shop !

theshrew

5,561 posts

86 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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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.


southendpier

3,711 posts

131 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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Jonathan27 said:
A timely thread. I was about to buy a Hollister polo shirt the other day, and my wife said that Hollister is Chavey. I’m not convinced, but I’m also not willing to risk looking like a chav so didn’t bother buying it.

What does PH think, is Hollister a chav brand?
Anything at all that is purchased for the logo irrespective of price or quility is naf and common - this may well be chav. Problem is that you get loads of fakes on the market so, in time, the council scum start wearing them too.

I'm not a fan of "brands" and despise sheeple that purchase them.

Melman Giraffe

Original Poster:

5,036 posts

120 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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theshrew said:
Yes it starting to be a chav brand.
It always has been!

DoctorX

2,472 posts

69 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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PoleDriver said:
Ford

Vauxhall
Oi! I'm no chav.

Vauxhall I'll give you though.

Composite Guru

797 posts

105 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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Pixelpeep said:
redbull
Why would they buy that when the supermarkets sell cheaper stuff like Kick.

Composite Guru

797 posts

105 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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Jonathan27 said:
A timely thread. I was about to buy a Hollister polo shirt the other day, and my wife said that Hollister is Chavey. I’m not convinced, but I’m also not willing to risk looking like a chav so didn’t bother buying it.

What does PH think, is Hollister a chav brand?
Personally i don't think any chav would spend £40 on a T shirt the same as they don't buy Super Dry. Sports Direct is definitly the way forward for chav wardrobes.

JQ

2,799 posts

81 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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Lacoste
Paul & Shark
Helly Hensen

miniman

18,013 posts

164 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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Ben Sherman
Bench
Superdry
Hollister

Timberland is getting there...

Tyre Smoke

9,806 posts

163 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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I like Ben Sherman and Helly Hansen, but I am an ageing Mod dinghy sailor.

Helly stuff is still incredibly dear though isn't it? If Helly is chav then so is Musto, surely?

JQ

2,799 posts

81 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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Composite Guru said:
Personally i don't think any chav would spend £40 on a T shirt the same as they don't buy Super Dry. Sports Direct is definitly the way forward for chav wardrobes.
That's exactly what they do - they are status symbols, same as gold rings and necklaces.

The majority of the diffusion labels of the Armani brand are aimed squarely at chavs. No different to Burberry and Stone Island.

Mr Gearchange

5,105 posts

108 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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miniman said:
Timberland is getting there...
Timberland is already there and has been for at least a decade.

Pauls boutique is so far beyond the pale it's almost ironic kitsch - the ONLY people I have ever seen wear this stuff were 14 year old pramfaces with a shoe size higher than their IQ.

Hollister isn't a chav brand yet IMO - but it's almost something worse - willfully trendy.
Anybody who queues up to buy their very overpriced clothes in the dark whilst being subject to what is effectively chemical warfare in their shops is a tomfool of the highest order.

LordHaveMurci

6,061 posts

71 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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Monster. Kappa hasn't been mentioned yet?!

zcacogp

11,239 posts

146 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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southendpier said:
I'm not a fan of "brands" and despise sheeple that purchase them.
Here here. Nice to find someone else with a similar mindset to my own.


Oli.