SheFinds News: WAGs Nothing to Brag About
August 29, 2006
Remember how showing up on Sex and the City gave the HermÃ©s Birkin bag and Manolo Blahniks major fashion cred from the Midwest to Down Under? Well, our fashionista friends across the pond have come up with a term to define the opposite: WAGGED. Referring to the infamous WAGs (wives and girlfriends) of Englandâ€™s national soccer team, the term is applied to any designer look or label sported by the spoiled and often times tasteless clique of footballersâ€™ lady friends. The fear of being WAGGED plagues high-end designers and potential â€œItâ€ collections.
According to the UK’s Telegraph, one picture of Posh carrying a just-released bag could damage the cred of the carryall for good.
Now, we have our fair share of worst dressed lists and â€œwhat were they thinkingâ€ editorials, but isnâ€™t it about time we came up with a compact term for all those fashion missteps that beleaguer poor designers stateside? It all comes down to finding a suitable acronym for â€œanyone whoâ€™s ever dated a Greek shipping heir, a Federline, or Wilmer Valderrama.â€
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