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airport fashion
« on: November 20, 2020, 05:47:08 PM »
i had to fly a few times more than usual in the last weeks despite corona for family and business reasons because i live abroad of where i am actually from in a way.

for the first time i paid attention to what people are wearing at airports.
my go-to was always either sweatpants and hoodie to be comfortable or basically everything layered on me that won´t fit in handluggage but i felt neccessary to take with me.

i realised that alot of people dress to impress super hard. like especially all the women i saw were draped head to toe in designer. in a flashy branded way. otherwise i wouldn´t have realised because my knowledge is limited.
even if people went for "comfy" it was always yeezies, off white, loubutins and therelike. often paired with yogapants for the easy going vibe and then guccisweaters or so.
acneand burberry scarfs everywere, lv bags, and so on.

same for the guys. what i realised there was that the hairgame was on fleek all the time.
like as if they just went to a barber 10min preflight. alot of wax and effort.

once i realised i felt very much underdressed and slacking for a moment. i know it is for no reason and it doesn´t matter at all. and once i reflected it, i put that feels aside. but it felt weird.

has it always been like this at airports and i have been blind to it and that is maybe the way to go or is that a kind of new phenomen?
How do you go about it?

disclaimer: i am not hating on them people dressing up. they can do whatever they want. i was just wondering who they try to impress and why. i was always under the impression that there is no other place where "i will never see that person ever again" fits more than at an airport


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Re: airport fashion
« Reply #1 on: November 20, 2020, 06:36:04 PM »
I agree
Singlet boardies and thongs and a jumper in my hand you’re going on holidays mate, get comfortable

I would swap out for trakkies and or ugg boots if it was cold though

One time I flew for a wedding and I was fairly well dressed, people do treat you way better if you’re well dressed
Fuck those people though

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Re: airport fashion
« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2020, 06:39:35 PM »
I fly twice a week a for work so I can say with relative certainty that the majority of all people I see are wearing some hella expensive designer shit that looks comfortable but fucking ridiculous.

I will always wear a pair of dickies cargos, a hat and some comfortable shoes and usually have my board strapped to my back pack
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Re: airport fashion
« Reply #3 on: November 22, 2020, 04:33:33 AM »
I seem to always see pasty European looking people with bowl cuts and those enormous Balenciaga shoes.

Track pants, hoodie and a long sleeve.
Sneakers that are easy to slip on and off on long haul flights.
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Re: airport fashion
« Reply #4 on: November 22, 2020, 05:31:42 AM »
I can imagine a lot of people who are dressed up like that are going on holiday. I've noticed this especially with English people. Before going on holiday they'll get a new outfit, a haircut, etc. Make an event of it. And why not? I've never really been on a holiday like that, only travelled for skating/music, so I'm usually dressed in something comfy because air travel sucks.

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Re: airport fashion
« Reply #5 on: November 22, 2020, 08:45:25 AM »
I see so many dorky kids in Supreme and Kanye sneakers at the airport. I don't know how anybody can pretend that brand is cool anymore.

Fun tip. Wear a suit. Doesn't have to be a fancy one. Lots of suits are actually super comfy. My go to travel suit feels like pajamas. You get treated so much better by everybody. I'm an artist and am otherwise normally in paint splattered army surplus, etc.

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Re: airport fashion
« Reply #6 on: November 22, 2020, 09:20:04 AM »
Ed hardy head to toe