ghetto fabulous


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ghetto fabulous

adj
(Clothing & Fashion) (of fashion) characterized by gaudy, extravagant, and often sexually alluring clothes
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And when you can afford to bling-bling, you're not `hood rich or ghetto fabulous. You're just richly fabulous, a smart Brother who made wise choices by investing in his future.
(Among the better ones: We're told the staging, overseen by Paul Hickey as a manic director simply oozing funkiness, will be "ghetto fabulous.") An unconvincing hypnosis scene for Raef in the first act is followed by a dispiriting set piece for the play-within-a-play's Desdemona, Hermione (Sophie Dix), in the second.
The lifestyles among Goines's characters would be called "ghetto fabulous" today.
yOu'll Need: Topshop Nails in White Lie, pounds 5, www.topshop.com and Ciate Paint Pot in Ghetto Fabulous, pounds 9, www.ciate.co.uk eveN easier: Try Nail Rock Dalmatian Print designer wraps, pounds 6.65, from www.asos.com or Topshop.
Drag queens, ghetto fabulous girls, rollerbladers, musclemen and hip hop stars in yellow Ferarris, you see it all from the pavement cafes.
But they say it will take more than a lick of paint to make the 1950s ex-council estate ghetto fabulous. The best thing, they reckon would be to start all over again.
Nikki could play Peggy Mitchell's long-lost granddaughtaaaah' Aisleyne could be Juley's ghetto fabulous girlfriend' Richard could play Phil Mitchell's gay lover' Imogen could stand in the corner and pretend to be a table lamp, and Lea could run the fruit and veg stall, complete with her own melons.
Scott said: "I think all the designs are very sexy, very street and ghetto fabulous. My favourite is a liquid gold leather bomber jacket.
Timmy Thomas's ghetto fabulous Why Can't We Live Together is overhauled by Tinga Stewart at Studio One, while the Tamlins' Baltimore gets the full Revolutionaries treatment.
Last week's launch party was ghetto fabulous (dress to impress), with Mumm champagne and nibbles a treat for even the less cultured of palates.
Lo and behold, the buxom blonde turns out to be the ghetto fabulous Charlene (Latifah), a prison escapee who arrives on his doorstep with a plea to help clear her name.
Style:From the clean, classic lines of the ParkAvenue princess to the boho trends of SoHoand the Ghetto fabulous looks of the Bronx, New Yorkers embrace all kinds of styles.