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A person with pathology caused by dressing á haute couture (e.g., high heels, which increase degenerative joint disease of the feet), i.e., a person victimised by fashion

fashion victim

Orthopedics A person with pathology 2º to dressing á haute couture–eg, high heels, which ↑ DJD of the feet–ie, person victimized by fashion Vox populi A popular term for a person who feels to compelled to dress á haute couture–ie, a victim of fashion. See Degenerative joint disease.
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Rarely do my interests in art history and popular culture converge when I write a book review, but in the midst of reading Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell's Fashion Victims: Dress at the Court of Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette, I kept thinking about Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge.
Insecure, she's a fashion victim. She likes branded goods-but not Liz Claiborne because "Liz is volume." She jumps from aerobics to Rollerblading.
The actress, who plays the ageing fashion victim Patsy Stone in the sitcom 'Absolutely Fabulous', said that it was possible to look fabulous without revealing much.
SINGER and serial fashion victim Lady Gaga was signing copies of The Fame Monster at Best Buy in Los Angeles yesterday wearing what looked like a mattress on her shoulders.
Byline: by Emma Johnson, Daily Post Features Editor and self-confessed fashion victim
TROUBLED BRITNEY SPEARS was snapped in FOUR different outfits within 12 hours - and became a fashion victim each time.
Fashion Victim: Freddy Eastwood - still lives in the Eighties and has no idea about modern fashion.
Fashion Victim comes from a writer who knows more about the fashion world than most authors.
Shoe designer Manolo Blahnik, one of the expert judges, said, 'He is the original fashion victim.'
He told new Sky Digital music channel Flaunt, which launches today: ``I'm not a fashion victim. I sometimes go to Quality Seconds and pick up a nice T-shirt and pair of trousers.''
(Of course, that duo also recycles hippies' use of denim in the '60s.) Schnitger's present-day fashion victim might be Jealous Flasher, a fabric collage depicting a thin, larger-than-life-size female figure with a hip coiffure and jacket.
ALI TATE saddled her first winner since taking over from her father-in-law Martin back in February when sending out Fashion Victim to make all under Carl Llewellyn in the two-mile-three-furlong-plus handicap hurdle, writes Will O'Hanlon.