Crazy Occupy Wall Street Outfits Are What We Should Be Protesting (PHOTOS)

ows fashionIf you've ever woken up and thought: Dang, I'd really like to protest something today, but I have like nothing to wear, fear no more. After visiting the Occupy Wall Street calamity downtown the other day, it's clear that anything and everything is protest-chic. From men in suits and ties to naked women covered in body paint, there's no wrong way to dress for a public demonstration.

That said, if you want to stand out, you're going to have to get really creative because some of these folks have brought their avant-garde A game. What it exactly has to do with bank failures and fair taxation, I'm not sure, but hey, if you need an excuse to get wacky, a protest is your new best fashion friend. Check these people out:

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Now here's a man wearing pink polka dots, a nude bra, and spoons around his neck. The real crime, however, is the fanny pack.

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This occupier's outfit says that she's down to protest, and down to wear some Kate Middleton-inspired top lid eyeliner while doing so. And her face scarf? It wasn't dusty down there, but it sure did smell. It's fashionable functionality at its best.

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It's never inappropriate to bring a bit of state pride to a national movement. Also appropriate? Cowboy hats and reflective glasses ... always.

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This man's protest style may actually capture the true meaning behind OWS, and props to him for bringing out the colors of his protest pin with his yellow tie.

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So there's that.

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His baja sweater says I'm dirty-hipster-chic, his rock necklaces say I'm a natural kind of guy/I might have been a camp CIT at one point, and the cobra tattoo on his shoulder says Hissss, I'm in charge. Protest fashion at its finest.

What do you think of OWS style? Does it make sense to you?

 

Photos from top to bottom via david shankbone/Flickr, Annie Green Springs/Flickr, david_shankbone/Flickr, Warm Sleepy/Flickr, david shankbone/Flickr, david shankbone/Flickr, david shankbone/Flickr

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