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    Jan092013

    She Thinks/He Thinks #1: Biker Boots

    Generally-speaking, the British middle class lady is more conscious of fashion trends than she was 20 or 30 years ago. The unchanging sub-Sloane look that satisfied Nice Girls for about five decades faded away in the Nineties, ceding to looks and styles that were more influenced by the catwalk, and while not everyone embraced the change (one recalls the Daily Mail decrying Sex And The City even as its younger readers were buying up the box-sets), there is undeniably a fashion-conscious look and feel to a respectable, young-ish gathering now. Compare, for example, the Middletons to the Royals of the 80s (not Diana, she’s a special case).

    The middle class chap, however, lags behind in both his own dress, and in understanding that of his wife. “What do you think?” ask the ladies from Devon to Dumfries.

    “Great!” say the men, thinking “God knows really. I just think you look better in skirts.”

    “Wasted!” think the ladies. “Sometimes I wish I could have married a bloody woman!”

    The truth is actually worse than women think. Secretly the men are often baffled, and sometimes appalled by fashion trends, and at best they misinterpret them. Always eager to help, the MCH offers a 5 part guide to What Men Really Think about some specific items, beginning with...  

    Biker boots

    She thinks: “Sassy, cool and yet conveniently functional.”

    He thinks: “Christ all-bloody-mighty, I might as well have married Lemmy. Did she borrow them off a bloke? Better not ask."

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    Now a day men's fashion is not only trendy looks or wearing just a T-Shirt or jeans its a bored looks every one want to change his looks time to time & wearing the apparel that creats a best impression on others this is alot of stuff that glow your looks in this way leather jackets also get good impression but in this weather leather is so hot so faux leather or suede leather is also a great option belted rider jacket in brown & black color is a 1 that is for biker person if any one want this outfit then this a place grab this oufit in any any time.  

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