Sign of the Weeque 08.10.14

October 8, 2014By David JaggardC'est Ironique!

C’est Ironique Sign of the Weeque

Paris Update 1Homies-Abbesses


Paris Update 2HomyzHomeware

Spotted by reader Emily Ruck Keene.

Paris Update 3HoMyHair

It’s a homies invasion! Demonstrating the ongoing, if ill-advised, appeal of American slang, stores are cropping up around Paris with a name that was originally associated with street gangs. “Homies” is a fashion boutique at Abbesses and “Homyz” is a furniture store, which kind of makes sense, but the “beauty space” should have done a little more research before getting the sign made. “Ho my hair. And while you’re at it, pimp my nails.”

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