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Fuck Yeah Fashion: From Fugly to Fabulous

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Tue, Sep 7, 2010 at 8:38 AM

click to enlarge Women in warpaint during Warpaint. - LINA LECARO
  • Lina Lecaro
  • Women in warpaint during Warpaint.

We'll say this now about this past weekend's FYFest: even though we kinda wanted to hate on all the beard boys and mismatched chick cliques who played on stage, we didn't. Sonically, nearly every band we saw slayed it. Most were noisy yet catchy, completely unbridled and charismatic in spite of presentation.

And by presentation, we mean clothing and personal style-- on performers and patrons alike. Not since the grunge era has looking clean and put together seemed such a crime. Did FYF stand for "Filthy Young Freaks" or "Fierce Young Femmes/Fellas"? Depends on who was doing the wearing and who was doing the looking.

We're actually starting to think pretty girls might look prettier when contrasted with bad 90's getups. And maybe handsome chaps do seem mysterious with don't-give-a-fuck hillbilly facial hair. Perhaps we're just getting desensitized to "the indie kid look," but either way, Saturday, we shot what we think was nice cross-section of style, some of it Fugly, some of it pretty Fabulous. Which is which? You be the judge...

click to enlarge Birds of a feather... - LINA LECARO
  • Lina Lecaro
  • Birds of a feather...

click to enlarge Furry animalhead hats are the shutter shades of 2010. - LINA LECARO
  • Lina Lecaro
  • Furry animalhead hats are the shutter shades of 2010.

click to enlarge Boho babes mix it up. - LINA LECARO
  • Lina Lecaro
  • Boho babes mix it up.

click to enlarge One cute couple. - LINA LECARO
  • Lina Lecaro
  • One cute couple.

click to enlarge Tubed twosome. - LINA LECARO
  • Lina Lecaro
  • Tubed twosome.

See more photos from FYF here and more Nightranger shots this Friday.

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