kitschness

kitschness

(ˈkɪtʃnɪs)
n
the quality of being kitsch
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This refreshing resurgence will allow you to bridge the gap between the bareness of minimalism with the kitschness of full-on nostalgia without having to break the bank or go too over-the-top.
best finest Seventiesinspired trolley This refreshing resurgence will allow you to bridge the gap between the bareness of minimalism with the kitschness of full-on nostalgia without having to break the bank or go too over-the-top.
Eerily, in its scale, speed, chaotic energy and raw kitschness, the Ten Great Buildings project resembles nothing so much as the China of today.
Stella's latest exhibition, Whatever Happened to Melissa Jane?, is a mixture of celebrity and family with Auntie Ella equal to Bette Davies in her vivid kitschness. It is Stella's first show at Alnwick's Bailiffgate Museum and a bit of a coup for the venue.
Or will the great divide between patriots and republicans be widened by the cheesy kitschness of Sir Cliff cavorting about with S Club 7.
Although the Salzburgerland tourist board knows only too well that the Americans, Japanese, and even us Brits love that innocent kitschness associated with the Sound of Music, it is banned from Austrian television screens on the grounds it is not a faithful adaptation of what really happened to the von Trapps.
Aussie comedy The Castle serves up kitschness as an art form, with Darryl - excellently played by Michael Caton - the veritable Picasso of his craft.
If you can put the whole hiraeth stuff away for a bit and ignore the kitschness that surrounds his solid swagger - you've got to wonder if the pelvic thrusts and medallion are self-parodying tools or if he really think they're cool - he simply has one of the finest voices around.
"I hate the identikit houses, the kitschness and ugliness of most British housing.
I don't mind kitschness, if you like, but it's that fakery that's desperately trying to be something it's not.