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How to Dress So Basic Bros Leave You Alone
New York Magazine ^ | KAT STOEFFEL

Posted on 01/09/2014 7:05:12 PM PST by nickcarraway

It’s hard for a woman to know what exactly to wear to deflect unwanted attention from men. Man Repeller Leandra Medine's pioneering attempts didn’t exactly take. Luckily, Huffington Post editors have asked the male fashion geniuses in their lives to complete the sentence “I hate when women wear…” According to their survey, men hate when women wear beanies, floppy hats, hair bows, open-side shirts, oversize sweaters, shoulder pads, peplums, bandeau bikinis (“they just make your shoulders look like a linebacker”), bright lipstick, heavy eye makeup, fake nails, bangles, pointy-toed shoes, wedge sneakers, ultra-high heels, fold-over ankle boots (“it looks like the shoes have), high-waisted jeans, high-waisted shorts, high-waisted skirts (“it lacks a certain degree of subtlety”), pantsuits (“you’re a woman, not a man”), drop-crotch pants (“really, any loose fitting pants,) and mullet dresses (“I just don't get it — where's the party? You are covering the back!"). The question is how to wear all of these things at once.


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1 posted on 01/09/2014 7:05:12 PM PST by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Meh. Like this is hard? Polyester Pant Suit! ;)


2 posted on 01/09/2014 7:06:51 PM PST by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: nickcarraway

imagine if the Pajama Boy meme entered the world of dress down fashion....


3 posted on 01/09/2014 7:08:17 PM PST by MeshugeMikey ( a Safe..and Sane....2014 To All!)
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To: nickcarraway

Might I add I hate it when women wear tatoos.... And they’re permanent.


4 posted on 01/09/2014 7:11:11 PM PST by Bullish (America should yank Obama like a rotten tooth before he poisons the entire body)
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To: Bullish

Agreed. Same with ‘sculpted eyebrows.’


5 posted on 01/09/2014 7:12:33 PM PST by posterchild
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To: nickcarraway

I hate it when women wear clothes.


6 posted on 01/09/2014 7:12:42 PM PST by CivilWarBrewing
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To: nickcarraway
Ladies, just because a man hates what you're wearing doesn't mean he isn't going to hit on you.

If you want to be left alone, hang out at a gay bar (with the Huffington Post "male fashion geniuses" who opined in the piece).

7 posted on 01/09/2014 7:13:17 PM PST by Drew68
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8 posted on 01/09/2014 7:14:53 PM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: nickcarraway
i'm embarrassed at having clicked on this thread              poof !
9 posted on 01/09/2014 7:15:39 PM PST by tomkat (you'll know when it's time)
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To: CivilWarBrewing
I hate it when women wear clothes.

Ar you sure???


10 posted on 01/09/2014 7:17:50 PM PST by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: nickcarraway

Just google butch women, you’ll get plenty of pointers


11 posted on 01/09/2014 7:19:47 PM PST by HangnJudge
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To: mountn man

I think I saw them at walmart.


12 posted on 01/09/2014 7:24:37 PM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: nickcarraway

What the Jeopardy contestant wore on today’s episode.


13 posted on 01/09/2014 7:26:41 PM PST by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: Drew68
If you want to be left alone, hang out at a gay bar

Nope, there the "gals" will be the ones hitting on you

14 posted on 01/09/2014 7:28:30 PM PST by HangnJudge
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To: nickcarraway


15 posted on 01/09/2014 7:30:36 PM PST by GraceG
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To: CivilWarBrewing
I hate it when women wear clothes.

You'd change your tune in a hurry if Rosie O'Donuts or the Mooch was around............

16 posted on 01/09/2014 7:30:57 PM PST by doorgunner69
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To: driftdiver

Translation: What can I wear so only the Alpha bad boys notice me and not all these worthless Betas?


17 posted on 01/09/2014 7:33:11 PM PST by woodro43
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To: nickcarraway
It’s hard for a woman to know what exactly to wear to deflect unwanted attention from men

One word. Sweats.

18 posted on 01/09/2014 7:35:51 PM PST by Lizavetta
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To: posterchild; Bullish

Me too on the tattoos and weird, unnatural eyebrows. Also half a dozen piercings in each ear.


19 posted on 01/09/2014 7:36:28 PM PST by expat1000
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To: CivilWarBrewing

Lol! You beat me!


20 posted on 01/09/2014 7:37:07 PM PST by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: mountn man

Poster girls for the anti-famine league.


21 posted on 01/09/2014 7:37:43 PM PST by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: CivilWarBrewing

Naked is not a good look for a large number of people. Even women.


22 posted on 01/09/2014 7:41:43 PM PST by FredZarguna (Das is nicht richtig nur falsch. Das ist nicht einmal falsch.)
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To: nickcarraway
It’s hard for a woman to know what exactly to wear to deflect unwanted attention from men.

Wear a Helen Thomas mask.

23 posted on 01/09/2014 7:43:41 PM PST by GreenHornet
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To: nickcarraway

Ballroom Jeans

24 posted on 01/09/2014 7:44:28 PM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: woodro43

As an Alpha bad boy myself (hey, don’t hate on the greatness), I can assure you that dressing like a lesbian/frump/man is no way for a lady to get noticed.


25 posted on 01/09/2014 7:44:35 PM PST by Wyrd bi ful ard (Gone Galt, 11/07/12----No king but Christ! Don't tread on me!)
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To: CivilWarBrewing
I hate it when women wear clothes

You couldn't find an adults only site to make that comment?

26 posted on 01/09/2014 7:46:59 PM PST by PistolPaknMama
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To: nickcarraway

I have never in my life heard of a “peplum” or “bandeau”. Nor can I conjure up even the foggiest mental picture of what a “fold-over ankle boot” or a “mullet dress” is.

What sort of men are being asked these questions, and what sort of men are in a position to answer them?


27 posted on 01/09/2014 7:53:48 PM PST by ccmay (Too much Law; not enough Order.)
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To: nickcarraway

If a female doesn’t want to be hit on, she should stay home.

In 20 years there will be an article about women wanting to know what to wear so they would be hit on.


28 posted on 01/09/2014 7:55:00 PM PST by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: mountn man

Oh, that was so uncalled for!
That cannot be unseen.


29 posted on 01/09/2014 7:56:05 PM PST by elpinta (Jer. 10:23 - It really holds true!)
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To: nickcarraway

Another “hate men” article by a Leftist feminist.

What a surprise.


30 posted on 01/09/2014 7:57:01 PM PST by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: nickcarraway

Black outlined, brightly painted lips, with both top and bottom lips pierced with big metal beads. Not inviting!


31 posted on 01/09/2014 7:58:44 PM PST by lee martell
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To: ccmay
I have never in my life heard of a “peplum” or “bandeau”. Nor can I conjure up even the foggiest mental picture of what a “fold-over ankle boot” or a “mullet dress” is.

What sort of men are being asked these questions, and what sort of men are in a position to answer them?

I'd venture to guess they were probably metrosexual or gay.

32 posted on 01/09/2014 7:59:30 PM PST by rllngrk33 (Things will continue getting worse until at least January 2017.)
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To: Drew68

Ladies, just because a man hates what you’re wearing doesn’t mean he isn’t going to hit on you.

***
LOL!


33 posted on 01/09/2014 8:00:13 PM PST by Bigg Red (Let the lying lips be dumb, which speak insolently against the righteous in pride and contempt.--Ps3)
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To: Kirkwood

What the Jeopardy contestant wore on today’s episode.

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Yeah, what in the heck was that thing?


34 posted on 01/09/2014 8:01:15 PM PST by Bigg Red (Let the lying lips be dumb, which speak insolently against the righteous in pride and contempt.--Ps3)
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To: woodro43

Translation: What can I wear so only the Alpha bad boys notice me and not all these worthless Betas?

***
I think you are probably right.


35 posted on 01/09/2014 8:02:22 PM PST by Bigg Red (Let the lying lips be dumb, which speak insolently against the righteous in pride and contempt.--Ps3)
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To: nickcarraway; GeronL; BCW; Tax-chick; left that other site; Norm Lenhart
Can't Women Just be Women?

Let's try these on for Size...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RQy54gw-pls


36 posted on 01/09/2014 8:03:23 PM PST by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.- Sarah Palin)
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37 posted on 01/09/2014 8:06:30 PM PST by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: nickcarraway
...So Basic Bros Leave You Alone

Ah, make yourself attractive to those outside the curve of normal.

What ever floats their boats.

Might I suggest eBay for that cheap copy of some celebrity's engagement ring, or even a cheap ring that looks like a wedding band?

Or even better, that Irish heart ring and point the heart away from yourself? That way, you can always flip it if you want to be hit on?

38 posted on 01/09/2014 8:07:01 PM PST by Calvin Locke
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To: ccmay

Follow the links and you’ll see examples.
Most of the allegedly offending items are pretty attractive when used right. And a lot of the “negative” remarks are just being misinterpreted.

Again, it’s not what you’ve got, it’s what you do with it.


39 posted on 01/09/2014 8:07:04 PM PST by ctdonath2 (Making good people helpless doesn't make bad people harmless.)
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To: Bigg Red

I thought it was a man until the final question.


40 posted on 01/09/2014 8:09:53 PM PST by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: KC_Lion

I bow to you, sir.


41 posted on 01/09/2014 8:12:29 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: nickcarraway
high-waisted jeans

WTF? I love it when chicks wear high-waisted (form fitting) 80's style jeans.

Admittedly, I've seen the movie "Pitch Perfect." I must say, I am quite the fan of that Anna-whatever-her-name-is-that-does-the-cup-thing and her black high-waisted jeans.

So far as the rest of the stuff mentioned, I either don't like it, or am proud to say I don't know what it is.

High-waisted jeans are way-sexy. Although, it is quite comical to watch girls wearing low rise jeans do the wiggle-shake-tug every couple of steps to keep their pants from falling down.

42 posted on 01/09/2014 8:13:56 PM PST by Repeat Offender (What good are conservative principles if we don't stand by them?)
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high-waisted jeans

WTF? I love it when chicks wear high-waisted (form fitting) 80's style jeans.

Admittedly, I've seen the movie "Pitch Perfect." I must say, I am quite the fan of that Anna-whatever-her-name-is-that-does-the-cup-thing and her black high-waisted jeans.

So far as the rest of the stuff mentioned, I either don't like it, or am proud to say I don't know what it is.

High-waisted jeans are way-sexy. Although, it is quite comical to watch girls wearing low rise jeans do the wiggle-shake-tug every couple of steps to keep their pants from falling down.

43 posted on 01/09/2014 8:14:22 PM PST by Repeat Offender (What good are conservative principles if we don't stand by them?)
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To: nickcarraway

What is basic bros?


44 posted on 01/09/2014 8:19:07 PM PST by dalereed
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To: KC_Lion

If pressed on the issue, I’ll deny watching that better than Christy denied knowing about the bridge closure. But over 13 million views? What am I doing wrong?


45 posted on 01/09/2014 8:19:18 PM PST by bramps (Mark Levin: Would Christie, McConnell, and Boehner repeal obamacare? Not a chance!)
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To: Army Air Corps; GeronL; left that other site; 2ndDivisionVet; Norm Lenhart; BCW
Oh, We have More.....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fYP_3QEb5Yk


46 posted on 01/09/2014 8:19:28 PM PST by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.- Sarah Palin)
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47 posted on 01/09/2014 8:19:36 PM PST by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: bramps

Than You gotta see post 46 Bramps ;)


48 posted on 01/09/2014 8:20:27 PM PST by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.- Sarah Palin)
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I hate when women wear…peplums,

I doubt any man has ever said the word "peplums" and even fewer could identify one.

49 posted on 01/09/2014 8:20:53 PM PST by Straight Vermonter (Posting from deep behind the Maple Curtain)
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To: ETL

Who is that dude in the last picture?


50 posted on 01/09/2014 8:21:39 PM PST by Repeat Offender (What good are conservative principles if we don't stand by them?)
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