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The Shallow Man is a dedicated follower of fashion, learn about the lows, highs and seven deadly sins of Dutch fashion. From Ugg boots to wearing too much denim, from ugly sandals to ripped jeans everything you never wanted to know about Dutch fashion is featured in this educational collection of blog posts. No need to thank me.

Observations About Dutch Hair

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Let’s talk about Dutch Hair From Doutzen Kroes to Romee Strijd and Lara Stone (what an awful nickname, by the way), there’s no discussion that the Dutch are a naturally good looking bunch, at least by Western standards. Tall, blond, athletic, what more could you want? Well, I’d want a …

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Dress Like A Dutch Girl 2019 Fashion Tips

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How To Dress Like A Dutch Girl 2019 Fashion Tips Back in the distant past, in the days when Donald Trump was still just a reality TV star and leopard print hadn’t taken over the wardrobes of Dutch women like bacteria on the fish of an all you can eat …

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The 2017 Dutch Style Guide

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The 2017 Dutch Style guide The Shallow Man recently attended an event thrown by one of the Netherlands top fashion guides, Style Today.   Over a million people visit that site, which is quite shocking, as I wouldn’t have thought that were so many people in the Netherlands interested in fashion. However, …

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Edgy Dutch Fashion Dressing to be Comfortable

Dressing to be comfortable There are many things that the Netherlands is famous for. Water management, cheese, XTC, cycling, the red light district, and of course tolerantie. These are all well and good, (with the exception of the tolerance part which is a bit of a myth if you ask me) …

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What to Wear in the Netherlands this Summer

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What to wear this summer in the Netherlands The sun is shining in the Netherlands, and what a difference it makes to the mood of the general public. Even the Police, who when disproportionately stopping Moroccans, and Turkish people on the streets of Amsterdam, for the serious crime of being …

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The Walking Cursed the Story of Ripped Jeans in Amsterdam

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The Curse of Ripped Jeans There are times when the Shallow Man feels as if he’s the only person in Amsterdam that’s noticed the rise of the walking cursed. Zombies, staggering through daily life, always wearing ripped jeans. Those of you who have never read the Harry Potter books, (shame on you), …

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