unchic

unchic

(ʌnˈʃiːk)
adj
(Clothing & Fashion) not chic or stylish; unfashionable

un•chic

(ʌnˈʃik)

adj.
not chic; inelegant.
[1955–60]
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Yet it's hardly unreasonable to guess that many of the Coens' fans in the '80s and '90s-educated, hip, and cued to be derisive-got off on seeing their unchic fellow citizens turned into corn-fed Martians.
Would a "chill Aryan" have unchic lint on her pantsuit?
Her favorite subjects were rosy-cheeked children and young athletic women wearing stylish 1920s and '30s outfits that make today's sportswear look unchic. Enjoy our journey back to the gentle world of Ellen B.
Hiroki's camera follows Yuko around Tokyo as she snaps photos of her distinctly unchic neighborhood to post on her Web site.
This was then an unchic, isolated spot (especially when electricity blew out for days) of no more than several hundred inhabitants, where everyone knew everyone, but where mountain insularity and argot began ceding before 'Chinese' outlanders who like Killy's parents, had come to settle there.
'And I know it is very unchic to say it but I think Victoria Beckham dresses quite well, but more when she wear casual clothes, not when she goes over the top with some Dolce and Gabanna.
Rather than a nod to chic French theory, Latin as the "empire of a sign" echoes the old French reactionary (and most definitely unchic) Joseph de Maistre, who defended Latin as the "signe europeen" in his 1819 book On the Pope.
After Franco died in 1975, bullfighting became unchic in left-wing circles, viscerally associated with the brutality of his regime.
Although her coarse features, hefty build and unchic clothes led people, particularly journalists discomfited by her "masculine" attitudes, to describe her as homely, Mme.
Unlike the Latin American would-be artist who in the early '80s rented wall space and graffitied "Rene: I Am the Best Artist" all over SoHo, Landers is neither without talent nor unchic. And, closer to home, he is unlike my friend George: a child art-prodigy whose third-grade teachers paid him to make their Christmas cards.
So what makes this orange vinyl experience so unchic? Maybe the difference isn't just that the Big Boy dinner runs about $10 less.
Compare this heroin unchic look with a photo of the Duchess in southern Spain the other day and you'll see what I mean.