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Brands that scream CHAV

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Melman Giraffe

Original Poster:

5,042 posts

126 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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Paul's Boutique

Lonsdale

any more?

Mr Pies

6,726 posts

95 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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Burberry.


Jonathan27

513 posts

72 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

24,061 posts

102 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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Ford

Vauxhall

ILoveMondeo

9,358 posts

134 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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Anything with a big logo.



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Pixelpeep

3,859 posts

50 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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redbull

Man-At-Arms

5,199 posts

87 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

5,803 posts

92 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

3,815 posts

137 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:

5,042 posts

126 months

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

DoctorX

2,797 posts

75 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

1,020 posts

111 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

1,020 posts

111 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

2,946 posts

87 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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Lacoste
Paul & Shark
Helly Hensen

miniman

18,283 posts

170 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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Ben Sherman
Bench
Superdry
Hollister

Timberland is getting there...

Tyre Smoke

9,889 posts

169 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

2,946 posts

87 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

5,248 posts

114 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

6,936 posts

77 months

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

zcacogp

11,239 posts

152 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.