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Stay Classy Gentlemen: 5 Tips To Dress Like An Adult – Tip 2

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Powderfinger would be bums without their jackets.

So I watched the Arias last night. Anyone who doesn’t know, the Arias are the Australian music awards. They’re like MTV awards, but with tall poppy syndrome rife in Australia everyone tries to come across totally laid back and chilled to the point one begins to wonder if the majority of Australian artists are half retarded.

Since I started this whole ‘stay classy gentlemen’ trip, I’ve been taking a lot more notice of what other dudes wear, and watching the Arias gave me a good chance to have a look at what the rock stars of Australia are into.

I’m sure if we had the confidence to strut around in rock star like clothes we all would. I know I would. Becoming a rock star would have to go down as my one of three wishes if I ever do find that genie.

However when it came time for Angus and Julia Stone to accept their award for album of the year, I sort of went WTF?? Read the rest of this entry »

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Written by Jake Fox

November 8, 2010 at 11:04 pm

Stay Classy Gentlemen: 5 Tips To Dress Like An Adult – Tip 1

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Yeah, I wanna look like Sinatra.

I constantly get mistaken for someone about ten years younger than my actual age. I know to some this sounds like a stupid thing to worry about, but I tell you – it shits me big time.

It only just happened again yesterday. I met someone for the first time and we got chatting. I started talking of life and love etc, until he stopped me mid sentence and asked how old I was. When I told him he put on the usual amazed face and said he thought I was just out of uni and just some young dude in my early twenties. Then he made a joke about if I’d started shaving yet and if I still get asked for ID at the bottle’o.

It shits me. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Jake Fox

November 7, 2010 at 1:09 am

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