Fashion police

"Fashion police" is a term which refers to the idea of an imaginary police force that make sure that people dress according to fashion. The term is jokingly used for self-appointed individuals who criticise the clothing others wear, and thereby those others' fashion sense. The term can sometimes be used in a disparaging sense, holding that the fashion police have a narrow, rigid or uncreative sense of style or propriety, or it can be used with approval of what the presumed judgment of the fashion police would be if present ("Somebody call the fashion police!"), if the speaker believes someone has committed a fashion faux pas.

Us Weekly magazine has a popular section titled Fashion Police, where comedians poke fun at celebrity fashion disasters.

ee also

* Clothing laws by country
* Dress code

External links

* [http://www.thefashionpolice.net The Fashion Police]
* [http://lifestyle.aol.ca/fashion-police Fashion Police, Celebrity Fashion crimes unleashed]


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