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Old 04-19-2012, 12:46 PM
 
Location: Paris
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Heh. I probably spend more on clothing per year than most of the people here do on housing per year. Believe me... I have no use for tight-and-high Wranglers from Wal Mart. I've never owned a pair of sandals, and shorts? Please, I'm not twelve anymore.

No, what about all those super-cool mullets that cool guys in France and Germany sport?





STYLIN' They look like free spirits...
Umm, def don't see a lot of mullets in France... I love it when people actually care about the way they look, but bringing you finances into it is... :/
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Old 04-19-2012, 01:04 PM
 
Location: Guangzhou, China
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Umm, def don't see a lot of mullets in France... I love it when people actually care about the way they look, but bringing you finances into it is... :/
*shrugs* Smoke 'em if you got 'em.

(Not saying that you did this, but) Dumping on a whole nationality based on torrid and worn-thin stereotypes of a specific regional and socioeconomic background is... :/

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Old 02-28-2013, 08:58 PM
 
Location: Hollywood, CA
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In general yes. There are some common British looks you don't see much with the White American population. I'm used to seeing British tourists in Santa Monica and South Bay beachers. They are paler, have longer heads, and the facial expressions are different. Canadians look inbetween Brits and Americans, while Australians most of the time look straight up British with tans.
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Old 02-28-2013, 10:41 PM
 
Location: Lakewood OH
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Well just from obsevation. When I was in London, I noticed people dressed more formally as in business dress and better "turned" out like the women in fashionable clothes or smart casual and the men in suits or more expensive looking sports clothes as a rule.

In the smaller places like Bath, Yorkshire and Glastonbury people were much more casual wearing jeans and jerseys and sports clothes. I guess it was kind of the the US.

As far as the how people looked, honestly, I don't believe they were all that much different than the states. Although I didn't see the statesuesque blondes with tans I see in LA when I visit my sister any where in the UK. But then I don't see that many in Portland either. If there was any differences I many have noticed besides the accents of course I would say that the people in England may have been a bit shorter and smaller size on the whole than people I see every day in the US.
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Old 03-13-2013, 09:44 AM
 
Location: Longview, Texas
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That's funny right there! I don't care who you are!
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Old 05-04-2013, 02:39 PM
 
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To people who have spent time in these countries, is there a clear difference between how Americans and Brits and Australians look and dress? Just curious what people think.
There is lot more red hair guys and girls in the UK. Some parts of Canada people skin color I notice bit yellow sorta like this

http://www.vancouverobserver.com/sit..._Canadian.jpeg

This http://www.cbc.ca/gfx/images/news/to...ta-protest.jpg

Or this http://www.sunnewsnetwork.ca/archive...0-082818-g.jpg

And this http://thumbnails.cbc.ca/maven_legac...2363880028.jpg

And this http://thumbnails.cbc.ca/maven_legac...2375168407.jpg

Note this in some areas in Canada.


In some parts of the US the skin is more pale like this

http://shechive.files.wordpress.com/...le-skin-18.jpg

http://woohair.com/large/Blonde_Hair_Pale_Skin_9.jpg

http://woohair.com/large/Pale_Skin_Blonde_Hair_14.jpg

http://i688.photobucket.com/albums/vv250/Silas115/TCA2009FBS167.jpg


I wonder if weather and sun exposure is the factor. Has ancestry is mostly people from the UK and western Europe who came to the US and Canada ,Well Canada may have more french.

Other parts of the US the skin more tan because of the sun exposure where you will not get this in Canada or the UK.

I hear that people in the UK dress up bit more than people in the US or Canada at least older people in the UK.The UK has more Chav look where the US does not have this.

The baseball cap seems more popular in the US than Canada or the UK.
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Old 01-09-2014, 05:43 PM
 
Location: Hollywood, CA
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From my perspective of seeing British, Australian, and Canadian tourists. At a general level.

British people tend to be fairer skinned with some individuals having distinct facial characteristics like a small mouth, long nose, and a long heads.

Like this is a "British" look I don't see in the United States
http://www.britishclassiccomedy.co.u...11/06/1963.gif

http://img.thesun.co.uk/aidemitlum/a...h_1634389a.jpg

http://www.biography.com/imported/im...7548-1-402.jpg

Australians generally look like British people with a Tan, lol. And dress similar to Californians.


Canadians look similar to Americans. But older Canadians tend to look very British. And Canadians in general are paler than Americans for obvious reasons.

White Americans in general tend to be more Robust/Chubby featured, Have other ancestries than just British ancestry, dress casually, and carry themselves with a different swagger. The American swagger is very distinct.
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Old 01-09-2014, 10:30 PM
 
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Very broad question. First of all, when you speak of "Americans" are you speaking of people within the United States of America or in the "Americas" in general? Remember, there is a South America. Secondly, if you speaking on looks like personal style, then it's something that would be hard to answer. Remember, there are individuals within each country and continent. Everyone has a personal choice, there might be specific fashion trends that might be more popular in one country than the other but nothing drastic. If I saw a person walking down a sidewalk, I wouldn't think, "Oh, they must be Australian." So, no I don't think there is a clear and distinct difference. Broad question..
Ugh.
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Old 01-11-2014, 04:06 PM
 
Location: Shaw.
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Australians generally look like British people with a Tan, lol. And dress similar to Californians.
That's definitely not always true.

Former professor who definitely does not have a tan.
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Old 01-11-2014, 06:30 PM
 
Location: Hollywood, CA
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That's definitely not always true.

Former professor who definitely does not have a tan.
Thats what I meant by "generally". I didn't mean all Aussies looked like Brits with a Tan. I know there's diversity in Australia. I'm just going off the tourists I've seen in So Cal and on Aussie Videos on Youtube.
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