This means that the Berlin based shoe and fashion-shop is now available in Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, France, Italy and the UK.I browsed their website and discovered the ‘French Connection’ brand, which reminds me of a funny story of my university time in 2002. One day I wore a black t-shirt with the big text ”fcuk fashion” on it. My Italian professor (who has been to the USA and currently lives in Thailand) told me not to wear it because it would make me look cheap. O_o
He had no clue at all that ’fcuk’ actually stands for French Connection UK. (I bought the T-shirt from a second hand store in JJ market, the famous open-air weekend market in Thailand, since there is no French Connection store in Thailand yet.)
French Connection (often stylised FCUK) is a British retailer of clothing and accessories in many parts of the world, founded in 1972.
In 1997 , French Connection began branding their clothes “fcuk” (usually written in lowercase). Reportedly, they first discovered the acronym when a fax was sent from their Hong Kong store, entitled “FCHK to FCUK”. Though they insisted it was an acronym for French Connection United Kingdom, its similarity to the word “fuck” caused controversy.
French Connection exploited the controversy of the name, producing an extremely popular range of t-shirts with messages such as “fcuk fashion”, “fcuk this”, “hot as fcuk”, “mile high fcuk”, “too busy to fcuk”, “fcuk football”, “lucky fcuk”, “Fun Comes Usually Kneeling”, “fcuk on the beach”, “Cool as fcuk”, etc. There were also a number of regionally specific messages, such as “fondle constantly until knackered” (in the UK), “fcuk in hull” ,”no fcukin worries” (in Australia) and “fcuk off”. “Chugging the fcuk” and “Munching on fcuk” were popular shirt titles but were later found as inappropriate. (Resource: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Connection_(clothing))
Anyway, here is a list of my favorite dresses and shoes.
1. French Connection
PRETTY PENELOPE – Knee-length Dress – grey
3. French Connection
Elise RyanShort Dress
I’ll update the pictures of what I ordered and what I wear later.