How do you react when people laugh at your outfit? sticky

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Connoisseur Christian

Connoisseur C.


17 posts

Here's the scenario. You're walking down the street with an outfit you really like. This outfit defines you and your personality. Suddenly, people starts looking at you in a weird way then start laughing so loud after you walk pass them.
So, the main thing is how do you react when people mocks you or laugh because of your style? Well of course you must be able to be classy at the same time right?
What do you truly feel? Hurt or you just don't care.

This is different from people criticizing your look.

over 10 years ago

Sophie Rebecca

Sophie R.

United Kingdom

4347 posts

Can't say I've ever gotten laughed at?! But I wore my Lita's out the other day (and not many people in my area have seen them before) and got a lot of staring... Just own it ;) I even had one lady come up to me like "corr blimey how the hell do you walk in those", I just laughed and walked off.

0 · May 23, 2011

Zahraisabelle L

Zahraisabelle L.


4819 posts

It's funny to me because I always think they're more hilarious.

0 · May 23, 2011

Darlene D.

Darlene D.


53 posts

I don't really care what people thing or say about me. And specially not when I'm wearing something I like. I'm wearing it 'cause I like it, and they don't have to wear it, right?

0 · May 23, 2011

King Leo

King L.


1624 posts

I would laugh with them and start dancing.
But really, I would just walk it off I guess, I may look like shit to them but they probably look like shit to me aswell, ha!

1 · May 23, 2011

Jazz Nicole

Jazz N.

United States

2650 posts


Nah, but this never happens. If it did, I would probably not even hear it because I keep my headphones on 24/7. I've honest to god mastered the art of ignoring people.

0 · May 23, 2011

Connoisseur Christian

Connoisseur C.


17 posts

@King L.

haha! i hope i see someone doing that

0 · May 23, 2011

Connoisseur Christian

Connoisseur C.


17 posts

@Jazz N.

teach me how to master the art of ignoring people :) sounds interesting

0 · May 23, 2011

Yoon Jae

Yoon J.

United States

482 posts

Well I personally couldn't careless I just ignore and keep on walking. But sometimes im not really myself, a different persona if you will, he tends to flip people off :p

0 · May 23, 2011

Shaz Omg

Shaz O.

United Kingdom

1316 posts

I just start to hate that outfit too and never wear it. I wish i didn't react like that though. Like I once wanted to dress like a goth in school and when i tried to ( i didn't go mega goth with black lipstick and all, just some gothic looking pants) everyone laughed at me so i never dressed like that again :(

0 · May 23, 2011

Debiparna C

Debiparna C.


965 posts

they never do..even when i wear things on 1 of those days i couldn't be bothered about what i wear because i prefer sleeping than attending class.and i don't care what people say,i am very confident in what i wear.

0 · May 23, 2011

Fernanda Lucila G.

Fernanda Lucila G.


1103 posts

I've never been laughed at, but a good friend of mine told me that some people were criticizing me behind my back because I wore bright green socks with my wedges. Surprisingly enough for me, it did not really faze me.
What I do get a lot of is staring ... mostly at my shoes (since some of them are extremely tall and kind of unusual). Most of the time I don't notice it, but when I do, I like to look at the person square in the eye ... the person looking at me always gets embarrassed instead of the other way around :)

0 · May 23, 2011

Connoisseur Christian

Connoisseur C.


17 posts

@Shaz O.

i feel bad for you. don't worry as long as you like your outfit everything's fine. be confident^.^/

0 · May 24, 2011

Ruth K

Ruth K.

United Kingdom

2 posts

Well, people don't often laugh at my outfits but they tend to stare at me or make some offensive remarks. It makes me feel a little bit uncomfortable at first but then I look at them who are laughing and they usually look like they're allergic to nice clothes. So why should I pay attention?

0 · May 24, 2011

Naomi K

Naomi K.


128 posts

i would laugh to :)

it don't hurt my feelings, this is the way i am
i don't know them so i don't care Wat they thinking!!!

0 · May 24, 2011

Dana Lee

Dana L.


2346 posts

That hasn't happened to me, but a lot of people have stared at me.
I just shrug it off.

0 · May 24, 2011

Connoisseur Christian

Connoisseur C.


17 posts

I can't agree more:)

0 · May 24, 2011

Kassi Leiah

Kassi L.


137 posts

I laugh at people who laugh at me

0 · May 24, 2011


CRYSTAL Jewel ..

United States

266 posts

I have never been laughed at in regards to my style so I'm not sure. :-/

0 · May 24, 2011

Jestic Majestic

Jestic M.

United States

19 posts

I turn around, make a motion for them to suck my cock and flip them off. At night, around the bars it sometimes makes them yell, in return I start laughing at them. In daylight it just makes people uncomfortable. I might sound bitchy, but this city is much more of a bitch, so I think it is well played on my behalf.

0 · May 24, 2011

Zxz Xzx

Zxz X.


65 posts

I just take a look to your looks (even if you just have 2) ans I see nothing alarming in your looks, wich piece do you think they laugh at ?

0 · May 24, 2011

Jule ...

Jule ..


284 posts

@Ruth K.

I agree 100%

0 · May 24, 2011

Nichole Nichole

Nichole N.


39 posts

This happens when people are unfamiliar with something. Who cares honestly? It's a free world, dress how you want and do whatever makes you feel good. I'd rather get laughed at than be suppressed to look like the average person on the street.

1 · May 24, 2011

Nicki D.

Nicki D.

United States

561 posts

This literally happens to me every day at school. I just ignore it. Because I shouldn't care, especially when the people laughing at me are wearing hoodies and sweat pants.

0 · May 24, 2011

Lisa B

Lisa B.


147 posts

i get self-conscious! and sometimes i get defensive, especially like if it's something expensive and they don't seem to get what's so great about it. haha. c'est la vie, i suppose?

0 · May 25, 2011

Nix L

Nix L.


312 posts

Eh, some people just don't understand fashion due to their lack of creativity and individuality, when faced with a scenario such as this one i think I'd laugh and actually feel sorry for them. Really if it "defines" you then if they laugh let them, if you think you look great when you look in the mirror, then that's all that should matter, everybody has an opinion but its just a matter of coming to a realisation that their opinion is not valid. People are shit.

0 · May 25, 2011

Cres Abella

Cres A.


7 posts

i just roll my eyeballs(not in a weird way, of course)... i tell myself that these people laughing are insicure because i can pull off looks they cant because there not confident and they lack style. but i feel sorry for them because of there lack of style and creativity, they feel rejected by our world thats why they demean us... :)

0 · May 25, 2011

Hailey Cuming

Hailey C.


9 posts

It hurts but then I think this is why I love fashion. I love it because of the reactions it causes and the emotions it stirs. So I shrug it least they noticed :)

0 · May 25, 2011


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